Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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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.

flatmade chicago poster
© John Massey

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

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