Join us in celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the Institute of Design, a Chicago institution founded as the New Bauhaus and internationally recognized as a pioneer in design practice today.

Then Now Next will include:

  • An event hosted at Chez, a site with a rich and compelling history and an early home to the School of Design
  • A gallery-style exhibition showcasing ID’s contributions to the field of design
  • A sneak preview of the feature-length documentary New Bauhaus
  • Keynote remarks by Dean Denis Weil on ID’s crucial role in shaping the future of design and Chicago
  • Heavy appetizers, an open bar, and music

Creative cocktail attire encouraged.

Host committee

Kathleen Brandenburg (MDes 1998), Chris Finlay (MDes + MBA 2008) Bill Hill (Board Member), Dan Kuruna (MDes 1995), Judd Morgenstern (MDes + MBA 2009), Ilya Prokopoff (BS DSN 1990), Brianna Sylver (MDes 2003), Brandon Schauer (MDes + MBA 2005), and Gary Van Dis (BS DSN 1976)



Allstate Moholy-Nagy Foundation






Attend Then Next Now

May 23, 6 - 9p
610 N Fairbanks

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50% of each $150 ticket will support ID student fellowships.