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Thursday, October 27

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John Massey and John Rieben designed a set of posters for the Container Corporation of America as part of its Chicago Cultural Communication Project in 1965, but they were never produced. Until now.

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© John Massey

UPDATE: Chicago magazine's Whet Moser shares background on the Container Corporation's contributions to modern design.

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