Museum of the Mundane Showcases History of Everyday Items

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For NYCxDesign, designers at The Partners launched the Museum of the Mundane, MoMu, to draw attention to overlooked objects. Placards around the city point out the history of everyday items like hot dogs, manhole covers, taxis, and coffee sleeves.

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(Image credits: The Partners)

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