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BY DESIGN: THE POLITICS OF EVERYDAY OBJECTS
We tend to take the objects around us, from paper clips to bridges, for granted, remarking only when they're either annoying to use, or impossibly elegant. Why do everyday objects look the way they do, and why are we so often saddled with clunky, ugly things? Writer-broadcaster Nora Young looks at the hidden politics and unintended consequences behind the design of everyday stuff. Part Two airs Friday, October 6.