MAS Context releases its sixteenth issue, PRODUCTION

© David Sieren

Our Production issue, a collaboration with the Chicago-based collective The Post Family, explores the impact of production in our cities and built environment, and shines light onto several companies we love, with a specific emphasis on those operating in Chicago. In each, we explore the larger implication of our need for production and consumption, as well as the celebration of craft, tradition, excellence and invention.

The sixteenth issue of the quarterly design journal MAS Context, PRODUCTION, is already out. All the content is available for free at, where you can order a printed copy of the journal and download the electronic version. Contributors to this issue include James Black, Anthony Burrill, Edward Burtynsky, Andrew Clark, Jason Fried, Iker Gil, Jonn Herschend, Glenn Hinman, Arnold Horween III, Cody Hudson, Rod Hunting, Chad Kouri, Andreas E.G. Larsson, Julia Luke, MCA’s Teen Creative Agency, Jake Nickell, Prelinger Archives, Nina Rappaport, Deborah Richmond, Michael Salvatore, and David Sieren, who is also the guest cover photographer.

MAS Context, a quarterly journal created by MAS Studio, addresses issues that affect the urban context. Each issue delivers a comprehensive view of a single topic through the active participation of people from different fields and different perspectives who, together, instigate the debate. MAS Context is a not for profit organization based in Chicago, Illinois.

For further information or images, please contact:
Iker Gil, editor in chief of MAS Context