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Design Legacy of Ken Issacs Featured in New Book

April 22nd, 2020

Exterior view of “The Knowledge Box,” c. 1962/Image courtesy the University Archives and Special Collections, Paul V. Galvin Library, Illinois Institute of Technology.

The design legacy of Ken Issacs (Design ’54) is discussed in a new book, Inside the Matrix: The Radical Designs of Ken Isaacs by Susan Snodgrass and published by Half Letter Press. Issacs is known for his modular, matrix-based designs.

In addition to his time as a student, Ken Issacs also taught at Cranbrook Academy of Art, overseeing the Design department in 1956-57.

Read the full article about the release of the book from New City Design here.