Norman Teague


Norman Teague (b. 1968, based in Chicago, IL; he/him) is a designer and Assistant Professor of Industrial Design at the University of Illinois Chicago. His work focuses on the systematic complexity of urbanism and the culture of communities. Teague works with common, locally sourced building materials and collaborates with local fabricators to create objects and spaces that explore simplicity, honesty, cleverness while being rooted within the culture of the client and community. Teague works to utilize design in the effort of uplift black and brown communities through unified listening and thinking with a hint of joint labor and care. In 2017, Teague was named creative collaborator on the exhibitions team for the Barack Obama Presidential Center and has works inside numerous museums across the United States. Teague holds a Master of Fine Arts in Designed Objects from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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