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Who Made That Clothespin?

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 … Continue reading

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Kids’ Day 7/27

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

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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News from the Design World

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!

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Let’s Party like its 1940

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

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Checkmate

We have some great donations coming in all the time here at the Madsonian. I am excited to share a new item each week with you. Just in we have a set of prototype chess pieces on display that are … Continue reading

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