Katherine Roth, Associated Press Updated 9:13 am CST, Tuesday, February 19, 2019 NEW YORK (AP) — From early Tupperware containers to Chemex coffee makers to sleek midcentury modern furniture, a new show at the Museum of Modern Art explores the democratizing and uplifting potential of design in everyday life. "The Value of Good Design" opened Feb. 10 and runs through June 15 at the museum, which is preparing to close its doors temporarily this summer before opening a newly expanded campus later in the year. The exhibit takes a fresh look at everything from domestic furnishings and appliances to ceramics, glass, electronics, transport design, sporting goods, toys and graphics. It focuses on household goods designed in the '40s and '50s as part of MoMA's Good Design initiatives, which included competitions, exhibits, TV shows, educational programs and even three fully furnished houses built in the Museum Garden. Selections of good design were toured by MoMA … [Read more...] about Good design in everyday products is focus of MoMA exhibit
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Eric D. Lawrence Detroit Free Press Published 7:00 AM EST Feb 19, 2019 The new leader for a massive robot car test facility west of Detroit previously held a key post at Silicon Valley's Intel Corp. Michael Noblett will take over the top spot at the American Center for Mobility in Ypsilanti Township from former Michigan Department of Transportation head Kirk Steudle effective Feb. 25, according to a news release from the center. Noblett was picked to lead the driverless car test site at the former Willow Run bomber plant following a national executive search, the release said. Steudle was appointed as the unpaid interim CEO last year, replacing the man who launched the ACM, John Maddox, whose departure was announced in August. At the time of Steudle's appointment, the ACM said he was not a candidate for the permanent post. Noblett, who will be CEO and president, served as "global segment lead of automotive industry sales" for Intel, the release said, noting … [Read more...] about Willow Run robot car test site gets new leader
Marcy de Luna, Houston Chronicle Updated 11:39 am CDT, Monday, October 15, 2018 Country icon Willie Nelson ans supermodel Kate Upton sport the same look. Country icon Willie Nelson ans supermodel Kate Upton sport the same look. Photo: Photo Of Herb Kelleher And Willie Nelson Courtesy Of Southwest Airlines. Photo Of Justin Verlander And Kate Up By Ronald Martinez, Getty Images. Kate Upton on the field after the Astros game 7 ALCS championship victory against the Yankees Kate Upton on the field after the Astros game 7 ALCS championship victory against the Yankees Photo: Ronald Martinez, Getty Images Kate Upton on the field after the Astros game 7 ALCS championship victory against the Yankees Kate Upton on the field after the Astros game 7 ALCS championship victory against the Yankees … [Read more...] about Who wore it best: Willie Nelson or Kate Upton?