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FEATURED DESIGNERS

Richard Wright of Wright Auction House
Cheryl Towler Weese of Studio Blue
Max Temkin and Emily Haasch of Cards Against Humanity
Nick Butcher and Nadine Nakanishi of Sonnenzimmer
Curt Schreiber of VSA Partners
Cody Hudson of Struggle Inc.
Bart Crosby of Crosby Associates
Alisa Wolfson of Leo Burnett
Art Paul of Playboy
Linsey Burritt and Crystal Hodges of INDO
John Massey of John Massey, Inc.
Elaine Chernov, Jana Kinsman, Victoria Pater, Jennifer Sisson and Katherine Walker of Quite Strong
Vijay Kumar of IIT Institute of Design
Zoë Ryan of the Art Institute of Chicago
Mig Reyes of Basecamp

 

CONTRIBUTORS

This book would not have been possible without the care and contributions of:

Patrick Sisson, who conducted every interview and shaped every line.

Tanner Woodford, who helped conceive the idea and get it off the ground.

Kelly Knaga, who coordinated just about everything.

VSA Partners, who donated their design talents and editorial insights.

Our photographers, who helped bring every story and subject to life.
Eva Dietch
Lucy Hewett
Marta Sasinowska
Tru Studio
Alina Tsvor
Anna Zajac

Our additional photographers, who were also instrumental in that effort.
Clayton Hauck
Brendan Shanley
Julia Stotz
Lisa Wiseman

Mike Joosse, who crystallized our theme and gave us our title.

All the interviewees, for giving their time to this effort and their passion to Chicago.

The Chicago design community, who gave the book a reason for being.

 

SPONSORS

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Domtar is committed to the responsible use of paper and communicating paper’s place and value to the businesses and people that use paper products every day. Domtar designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide variety of fiber-based products including top communication paper brands such as Cougar®, Lynx®, Husky® and EarthChoice®, as well as specialty and packaging papers and personal care products. For more information about Domtar, visit: www.domtar.com    

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