This is the designer’s 110th store, her first in Georgia. A look at her expanding empire
Last month DVF was slated to open her first Georgia store—her 110th worldwide—at Lenox Square. It took 40 years for von Furstenberg to land in Atlanta, but the Belgian-born designer is more relevant than ever.
Thad Starner has been wearing some kind of computer on his head for twenty years. Now the Georgia Tech professor and Google Glass pioneer wants the world to join him.
On a chilly morning in early January, I joined a hundred students in a lecture hall on the Georgia Tech campus for a class called Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing. The professor, Thad Starner, looked up at his audience of aspiring programmers, industrial designers, roboticists, and user-interface specialists.