Ford CEO Jim Hackett has finally come into his own as the carmaker launches its much-anticipated Bronco SUV

Angela R. James
Ford CEO Jim Hackett speaks at the Detroit Economic Club at Ford Field on April 9, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan.
Ford CEO Jim Hackett speaks at the Detroit Economic Club at Ford Field on April 9, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan.

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  • Ford CEO Jim Hackett has faced steady criticism since he took over at the automaker in 2017.

  • Hackett is a staunch proponent of “design thinking,” and the first Ford vehicles shaped by that process are starting to come to market.

  • The best example is the all-new Bronco SUV, which debuted last week after years of anticipation — and racked up so many reservations that it briefly crashed the pre-order website.

  • Ford has challenges ahead, as it

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HGTV’s Leanne Ford Is Offering Design Advice on Cameo

Angela R. James

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to keep most of the country homebound, more and more people are looking to spruce up their spaces—and designers are coming up with creative solutions to help them. Last week, we wrote about designers launching new digital platforms to work with clients—now, one of our favorite designers has turned to an unexpected place to offer up design advice: Cameo, the celebrity video app.

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With a little help from Leanne Ford, your space could look like this! (The designer’s own living room).

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As its name suggests, Cameo offers fans the opportunity

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