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
Shaver and time world
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?
Plan your trip with this Iceland 2 week itinerary. It’s no secret that Iceland is an amazing destination. Be wowed by this truly spectacular country. From mountains to waterfalls and glacier lagoons to black sand beaches, it’s a spectacular place to visit if you love exploring nature. However, it might be a little daunting to plan a trip to Iceland, especially if you’re looking to venture outside of Reykjavik and the popular Golden Circle route. Don’t worry – I’ve done all the research for you! After spending hours upon hours of research, combined with traveling around Iceland for two weeks (and stumbling upon spots I didn’t read about in guide books), I’ve put together a complete Iceland travel itinerary for 14 days. Do you need any inspiration to travel to Iceland? Check out our Iceland From Above Video, an incredible drone video that will give you instant wanderlust. Here are a few helpful Iceland tips that you’ll need to know … [Read more...] about Iceland 2 Week Itinerary – A Complete Travel Guide
By Craig Hlavaty Published 2:33 pm CDT, Thursday, August 30, 2018 PHOTOS: The best singer-songwriter albums to come from Texas The Texas Department of Transportation is looking for a new song and artist to make millions of Texans rethink littering in the Lone Star State with a new song for its decades-old "Don't Mess with Texas" anti-littering campaign. >>>See which albums you need to hear... less PHOTOS: The best singer-songwriter albums to come from Texas The Texas Department of Transportation is looking for a new song and artist to make millions of Texans rethink littering in the Lone Star State ... more Photo: Galinast/Getty Images Photo: Getty Images "Lubbock (on everything)," Terry Allen (1979): Sharp short stories from west Texas about people struggling, from artists to high school football stars. It … [Read more...] about ‘Don’t Mess with Texas’ anti-litter campaign looking for a new musician to record its official song