Newcity Design Issue Features Alumni, Faculty, and SAIC Community Members

The Patriot Table, Designed by Rick Valicenti
Publication Date: 
May 1, 2017

Newcity released its 2016 Designed Objects issue, which was guest-edited by recent visiting lecturer Rick Valicenti. The issue looks at Chicago’s designed objects as “conceptually crafted, fearlessly functional, provocative, inquisitive" and includes numerous SAIC alumni, faculty, and community members. 

Those interviewed are alumni Norman Teague (MDes 2016) and Steven Haulenbeek (MDes 2006), as well as, SAIC Board of Governors member Holly Hunt, and former faculty member Felicia Ferrone. Designed objects by alumni Morlen Sinoway (BFA 1976), Sung Jang (BFA 2000), Chinhua Lin (MDes 2016), Ben Stagl (MFA 2011), Kuan Wen Chiu (MDes 2012), and faculty members Casey Lurie (Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects), Tim Parsons (Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects), Jessica Charlesworth (Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects), and Bo Rodda (MFA 2010, Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects) were highlighted in the issue. The publication also featured designs by Professor and founding Chair of the Designed Objects program, Helen Maria Nugent (Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects) and Ron Kirkpatrick, Executive Director of Design and Construction at SAIC. Read more at Newcity