This collapsible solar cooker from 1970 is just one piece from the Museum of Modern Art’s new exhibit, Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen, a whirlwind trip through the evolution of the modern kitchen. Thank you, WWII and electricity.
In an open room in the Museum of Modern Art in Italy, amidst plain white walls, a vertiginous tower stretches to the ceiling. From a distance, it appears to be made of thin multicolour bricks. They’re actually thousands of books: