Who Made That Clothespin?

image Check out this great article from the New York Times about the history of the clothespin.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/13/magazine/who-made-that-clothespin.html?_r=0

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Please Join us on Saturday December 7th from 5-8pm for the Opening Reception of “Come On Home.” We will be showing the best of homeware design throughout the ages.

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Check out this TED Talk about the future of GPS

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Have a Ball at the Madsonian!!

Have a Ball at the Madsonian! During weekends in August The Madsonian will have courts set up for lawn bowling, Croquet, Bocce & more. Join us on Saturday August 17th from 1pm-5 pm for Family Fun Day with games for all ages to celebrate the Festival of the Arts. Also , join us on Sunday August 25th from 2pm-4pm for our first annual Pétanque tournament. Come at 1pm to practice and learn the game. Hope to see you soon. image

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Kids’ Day 7/27

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Kids’ Day at the Madsonian is Tomorrow from 1-4pm. Stop by for Face Painting, Drawing Demos and Tour at 3pm.

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http://www.latimes.com/features/home/la-lh-icff-and-new-york-design-week-gets-happy-20130523,0,3378849.story

Check out what went on at the ICFF this year. The LA Times said the top trend in decor is happy.

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Arnold Wolf and JBL

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Arnold Wolf, Industrial Designer and Former CEO of JBL, Passed away last week. Here is an article from Core77 about the life of Wolf, and his mark on speaker design.

http://www.core77.com/blog/object_culture/arnold_wolf_industrial_designer_and_former_ceo_of_jbl_passes_away_24816.asp#more

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