In the book Humble Masterpieces, Paolo Antonelli explores simple inventions and our dependence on them — ironically, excluding the clothing hanger!
Flipping through the pages, reading the histories of products like the zipper and the thumb tack, got me thinking: which simple household helper could I not live without? After a bit of thought, I decoded my most treasured invention is most likely the paper towel: armed with one and a bit of glass cleaner (spray bottle included), I am a force to be reckoned with. My cleaning obsession aside, what about you? Which simple household tool could you not live without?