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Have you ever picked up a small pitcher of milk for your coffee only to have half of the contents dribble down the side and pool onto the counter?  Often, design is something we don’t think about unless it is really bad or really good.  And yet, there is a remarkable and nuanced history behind the shape and construction of almost everything we touch, a story behind the design of each object – even the container holding your milk. Once, I thought design meant the funky looking chairs that I couldn’t afford from Soho furniture shops.  Then my cousin, a textile designer, explained design to me in very different terms.  Continue reading