What's On: Hidden Heroes at The Science Museum

Posted by Rob Alderson,

Hidden Heroes is described by its curator as “a celebration of everyday objects and the stories they have to tell about our lives.” From paperclips to bubblewrap, condoms to post-it notes, the exhibition looks at some of the unsung heroes of the design world, fighting overexposure and under-appreciation. It’s an excellent collection and what’s striking is how little the original concepts of these classics has altered over decades – there’s tweaks in materials etc but on the whole great design endures. This well-shoot video provides a great introduction, but if you’re here you should definitely check it out in person.

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Posted by Rob Alderson

Editor-in-Chief Rob oversees editorial across all three It’s Nice That platforms; online, print and events. He has a background in newspaper journalism and a particular interest in art, advertising and photography. He is the main host of the Studio Audience podcast.