Downtown Detroit’s New Monroe Street Drive-In Movie Theater

Bedrock and Emagine Entertainment partner on a silver screen for the “Decked Out Detroit” initiative

As the film industry struggled to find its footing last year, drive-in theaters became vehicles for hope, platforms for unmoored movies and outlets for eager audiences. Now, Detroit will welcome back the filmic experience with their forthcoming 63-vehicle Monroe Street Drive-In. Developed in partnership with full-service real estate firm Bedrock and theater owner and operator Emagine Entertainment, the Monroe Street Drive-In will feature an outdoor, state-of-the-art …

Designing The 2021 Jeep Wagoneer Concept

Chris Benjamin and Tim Aness on reimagining a classic, inside and out

Originally produced from 1963 to 1993, the Jeep Wagoneer oozes nostalgia—from the boxy shape to its wood paneling. Redesigning such an icon guarantees backlash, but the 2021 Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer Concept balances retro Americana with contemporary style, courtesy of curvier lines and premium materials. A sophisticated and significant design choice, there’s no Jeep insignia anywhere on the vehicle—inside or out. But the lack …

Matthew Dear + Ford Motor Co’s Mustang Mach-E Sonic Collaboration, “New Breed”

The Detroit recording artist assembled a captivating track from the all-electric vehicle's sounds

As long as there have been cars there have been sounds emanating from them—the thrum of an engine, the honk of a horn, the tunes on the radio. Ford and Lincoln have an industry-leading perspective on sounds in their vehicles, and for their groundbreaking all-electric Mustang Mach-E, Ford tapped the sound designers at Ozone Sound to develop a sonic personality to fill in the quiet …