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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.
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.