Design Museum showcases the ordinary items that shaped our world

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The Design Museum in London is celebrating the ordinary items it believes have shaped the world we live in today.

From the first hairdryer to motorway signs, from the angle-poise table lamp to the Apple iMac, the exhibition picks out designs that tell the story of design.

Curator Gemma Curtin showed a few of her favourites to BBC News.

Video Journalists: Dan Curtis and Sophie van Brugen

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