Chicago Public Library (unframed)


Chicago Public Library (unframed)


This stunning poster was designed in 1966 by John Rieben for Container Corporation of America’s Chicago Cultural Communication Project.

Flatmade, in collaboration with Mr. Rieben, has re-released the hand-printed serigraph print in a limited-edition of 200. The posters were printed by Montreal’s Artbeat Studio, a leader in silk screen printing.

About the designer 
John Rieben (born 1935) is an internationally recognized graphic designer whose career has included serving as the Manager of Design at the Container Corporation of America, Director of Communications at Raychem Corporation and Vice-President and Creative Director at Mobium/RR Donnelley. Mr. Rieben has taught graphic design at the university level and is now Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Mr. Rieben’s work is in several prestigious collections including the Museum of Modern Art. Mr. Rieben’s designs have been featured in a number of publications including Who’s Who in Graphic Arts and Steven Bateman’s 2011 book Symbol.

  • 31 x 43
  • Printed on heavyweight archival paper 
  • Ships rolled in a tube
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