In a statement announcing the upcoming exhibition, Andrew Bolton, Curator in The Costume Institute explained, the distinction between the haute couture and prt porter was based on the handmade and the machine made, but recently this distinction has become increasingly blurred as both disciplines have embraced the practices and techniques of the other. X machina challenge the conventions of the hand/machine dichotomy, and propose a new paradigm germane to our age of digital technology.”To support the exhibition, the Met has landed the perfect major sponsor, Apple, who will be represented at the Met Gala that always launches the show by its celebrated Design Officer Ive who has his own point of view on the marriage of design and technology, the automated and handcrafted process require similar amounts of thoughtfulness and expertise. There are instances where technology is optimized, but ultimately it the amount of care put into the craftsmanship, whether it machine made or hand made, that transforms ordinary materials into something extraordinary.”The exhibition will include examples dating from the 1880s to designer offerings from 2015 that show the impact of technology on fashion starting with the invention of the sewing machine up to 3 D printed clothing which will be demonstrated in workshops where visitors will see garments being created.
Before the Blue Guardian program launched, officers didn always stay in touch with overdose patients. Pennsylvania legislators passed a law in 2014 that forbid officers from prosecuting most overdose victims, including those using illegal drugs, to encourage people to seek emergency help. Lawmakers didn want people worried about breaking the law to delay or avoid calling police for help with overdoses..
Is Rupert Murdoch good or bad for The Wall Street Journal? That the burning question. Today WSJ editorial assures us, sane businessman pays a premium of 67% over the market price for an asset he intends to ruin. Well, nobody has said he intends to ruin it.
I have chosen quite a number of brilliantly colored discus fishes to share here. I have also spent quite some time selecting the more interesting Youtube videos of these colorful fishes in their full color and splendor. I hope you enjoy watching them as much as I do..
What LGI is planning is going against the grain of the marketplace. The market share of plans being offered by homebuilders priced under $300,000 was 48.6 percent in 2015, 41 percent in 2016 and 34.5 percent in 2017, according to Home Builders Research. The median price of new home closings in December was $371,782.