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The Henry Ford Magazine
The Henry Ford Magazine is a beautiful magazine that is published twice a year. It offers new insights, behind-the-scenes stories, and opportunities to gain perspective, get inspired, and make history. It is offered here, for you to enjoy and share.
This issue of The Henry Ford Magazine shares details about our passion project to acquire and preserve the rich collections and stories of the American Textile History Museum, which closed in 2016; celebrates the craft and character of three Indigenous textile artists who are embracing their heritage while shattering modern-day stereotypes; and examines the mysterious connection between the hardy workday apparel of legacy brand like Dickies and Carhartt and the fashion-forward music industry.
The Possible Worlds issue of "The Henry Ford Magazine" explores what's possible when we use creativity, passion, curiosity, and knowledge to influence the world around us. Look through the lens of a famous photographer documenting life's moments, meet a taco truck owner creating community and raising health awareness, and learn what's next in personal transportation and more.
The Play Issue of “The Henry Ford Magazine” shares the stories of current-day visionaries in the electronic music community who are using their platform and tech know-how to play important roles in mentorship, health and community; dives deep into how making and playing with our hands can contribute to living a stratifying life; and offers up an exclusive interview with professional puppeteer and Sesame Street veteran Carmen Osbahr-Vertiz.
The connecting with community issue. Eradicating the great online divide. Fighting the good fight against food insecurity. Bringing Detroit Central Market Back to Life.
What happens when we look to nature for inspiration? The sustainable design issue. The Henry Ford pivots during COVID-19 Pandemic with #WeAreInnovationNation. Lens of Optimism: Curating through designers' eyes.
What role did America play in the rise of auto racing? The Driven to Win issue. Featured articles include: Dialogue & Discourse with drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Racing's remarkable women past & present.
What's the unexpected human story behind outerwear for outer space? The pushing boundaries issue. Featured articles include: Utopian outposts of the '60s, '70s; The women behind theater performed via desktop; The Henry Ford 90th Anniversary Artifact Timeline.
How do we unlock the next generation? The Innovation, Invention, and Entrepreneurship Issue. Featured articles include: Dissecting Disrupters' DNA; Inspiring Stories of a Teacher, a Designer, and a Student; The Henry Ford Acquires the STEMIE Coalition.
The wide-reaching influence of Charles and Ray Eames—two of the most influential designers of the 20th-century—is explored in this issue of The Henry Ford Magazine. From their impact on areas ranging from art, industry, film and toys; Charles and Ray were famous for their abilities to connect and collaborate.
The relationship between animation and technology is explored in this issue of The Henry Ford Magazine. Discover how the illustration of movement has evolved; learn how professor Alejandro Garcia teaches animators how to use Newton's Laws of Motion to make character movements feel relatable; and, explore how the way we view media has changed with advances in technology.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Featured in this issue: women in rock ’n’ roll, thoughts from a battery maker, and what is a fab lab?
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.
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.