Another classic by John Massey from 1966, Lincoln Park was part of the Container Corporation of America's Chicago Cultural Communication Project. The aim of the project was "to provide the city of Chicago with a consistent series of brilliant and unusual posters calling attention to the many cultural and recreational facilities available to its population..." and Lincoln Park exemplifies Chicago recreation. Situated on Lake Michigan, Lincoln Park is Chicago's largest public park. The simple design in bright colors conveys the perfect beauty of a summer day. The congruence of clean geometric forms evokes baseball diamonds, tennis courts and ponds. The text adds a not so subtle reminder to run jump play look walk think dream. Duly noted!
In collaboration with Mr. Massey, flatmade is releasing the print in a numbered edition of 100. The posters were printed by Montreal’s Communications Imprimées Bellemare, a leader in silkscreen printing. These prints are large and gorgeous. Here is your chance to own a piece
- Limited-edition, exclusive to flatmade
- Hand-printed serigraph (silkscreen)
- Printed on heavyweight archival paper
- Dimensions: 35 x 50 inches
About the designer
John Massey (born 1931) is the designer’s designer. Mr. Massey served
as Director of Design, Advertising and Public Relations for Container Corporation of America from 1964 to 1983. Mr. Massey once declared that: "A graphic design must satisfy the problem it was conceived and planned to solve, but it can achieve a life of its own, transcending the assignment. This autonomous life is achieved because the creator imbues it with a spirit." His spirited designs may be found in the Smithsonian Institution,
the Museum of Modern Art as well as collections around the globe.