From House Beautiful
Home Town stars Erin and Ben Napier never planned to be famous. Even though they front one of HGTV’s most popular shows, they remain grounded. Erin, for one, announced last month that she was going to spend less time on social media.
“The more I learn about social media, the more it frightens me,” she wrote on Instagram at the time. “So I’m going to make an effort to spend less time here. People weren’t built to know the opinions of thousands or even hundreds of their ‘friends.’ The real world is a much nicer place, honestly.”
In a recent interview, the Napiers revealed the worst part about fame: protecting their young daughter from it.
“The worst part of fame is finding ways to keep Helen protected from it,” Ben told Atlanta magazine. “When we go out as a family, making sure people don’t try to take
Ford Motor Company revamps the F-150 pickup truck, the top-selling vehicle in America, with a lighter aluminum body instead of the customary steel. (June 25)
Behind the scenes, bringing to life the 2021 Ford F-150 consumed Josh Henry.
He worked on pickup truck design by day. Then he applied his design knowledge after work to create a stunning modern industrial home in Ferndale, Michigan, that incorporated key elements of the truck. Both projects took four years.
“Everything was happening simultaneously,” said Henry, 32, a senior designer whose team led the exterior updates. “You’d see all the different trades how they were using the F-150s firsthand. The siding guys, they have to climb on the roof a lot. They have to reach all parts of the house and I could see how they were storing four or five or six ladders on the truck.”
Ford senior designer Josh