The Henry Ford Magazine

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June - December 2017

All things typography is the theme of this issue of The Henry Ford Magazine. Read about the growing relationship between The Henry Ford and famous font factory House Industries, and the special exhibition the two have created for Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation this summer. Explore the case for and against teaching cursive in the classroom. Plus, stories about the revival of letterpress and a copy machine model that once had a starring role on the hit show Mad Men.
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March-May 2017

Explore the unexpected ways math concepts and theories seep into everyday tasks and forms of entertainment, or how sound, math and computer code can create music. Also in this issue: a closer look at the unexpected connection between the working Jacquard loom in Greenfield Village and modern-day computer programming.
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June-December 2016

The worlds of fashion and technology are colliding, bringing math, science and engineering to haute couture. Also inside this issue: a growing grassroots garment industry, designers building dresses building buildings and telling stories from a family’s wardrobe.
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January-May 2016

Items recently recovered from the 1983 Atari burial ground in a New Mexico landfill are blurring the lines between what makes an object a valuable artifact versus yesterday’s trash. Also in this issue: designs with greater purpose, adopting a conservator's mindset, and rebuilding a house of aluminum.
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June-December 2015

Culinary pioneer Alice Waters shares her personal food story and what she envisions for our nation’s foodways of the future. Also in this issue: the follies of fast food, science in the kitchen, and seed speed girls.
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January-May 2015

Assassinated 150 years ago, President Lincoln still remains one of the most studied, analyzed and emulated leaders. Also in this issue: taking charge in the workplace, NASA’s longtime lab leader, and a moment with TV host Mo Rocca.
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June-December 2014

Athletes, engineers, material scientists, doctors, and designers. All are contributing to the safety, performance and appearance of football’s next generation of helmets. Also in this issue: video game design uncovered, Ethernet’s candid creator, and swarming robots.
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January-May 2014

Featured in this issue: women in rock ’n’ roll, thoughts from a battery maker, and what is a fab lab?
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June-December 2013

Featured in this issue: Will Allen asks communities to grow food and watch kinship follow, maker Mark Hatch, Julian Bond and "The Ripple Effect,” and learning from Dorothea Gillim.
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January-May 2013

Featured in this issue: Henry Ford’s rare fiddles go under medicine’s microscope, Dale Dougherty on innovation, Formula One driver Emanuele Pirro’s epic journey, and Intel’s Gordon Moore.