While it's the presence of both the regional and the international histories of design and industry that make the Metro Detroit area so special, these different legacies rarely hold the same space.
"CALL NOW!" superimposes these two competing identities by using typographic tactics employed at Auto Shops and Strip Malls to speculatively intervene in the high-designed holiness of the area's modernist legacy. Installed at the Cranbrook Center’s Frank Lloyd Wright Smith House as a part of the Speculative Histories exhibition put on by the Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research.
Materials: Cut Vinyl, Inflatable Nylon Tube Man, Fan.
- Ed Ryan
- Kevin Adkisson
- Iris Eichenberg
- Eric Perry