The Madsonian has a blog!This page will keep you up to date on the happenings at Waitsfield’s Madsonian Museum of Industrial Design What is INDUSTRIAL DESIGN? Our museum celebrates the beauty and thoughfulness in everyday things. We will showcase the best mixers of all time, the best toys, tools, cars, boats, planes… you get the idea. Sign up at our main website (link above) to get on the mailing list, and to be the first to hear about openings, exhibits, and events!
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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
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.
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 … Continue reading
Kids’ Day at the Madsonian is Tomorrow from 1-4pm. Stop by for Face Painting, Drawing Demos and Tour at 3pm.
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.
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
http://www.core77.com/blog/object_culture/us_governments_never-ending_quest_to_design_the_most_difficult-to-manufacture_object_24792.asp#more Just wanted to share this interesting story from core77 about the new hundred dollar bill. Check it out!
We just received a 1940 Zenith Console Radio, from a women in Fayston, Vermont. This Zenith 8-S-463 is a 8 tube three band all wave superheterodyne! Say that three times fast. Zenith was known as a innovator for combining Art … Continue reading