Library Love

17 12 2010

The Chicago Public Library, in 2006, took a creative approach to encourage children to put down their video games and pick up a book.  The posters and ads used for this campaign were a playful mix of ancient Egyptian and modern iconography, with the clever tagline “Wrapped up in Reading”.  How many Chicago-related ‘hieroglyphs’ can you find?

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2 responses

17 12 2010
Tisa

Love the artwork but where’s the Mummy to go with the “wrapped up” theme 🙂 That’s what I was expecting to see!

20 12 2010
Dr. Sphinx

Good point – the two kids in the ad should be swathed in bandages!

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