History of Everyday Objects

History of Everyday Objects : Vaseline

Welcome to History of Everyday Objects for D’s Art Takes. Here, we unveil the origins of life through the ages on planet Earth, by looking at everyday objects. Today, we explore the origins of Vaseline. Everyone knows the importance of petroleum in the modern, industrial world. However, the byproducts of petroleum are just as important as the crude substance itself. Introducing […]
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History of Everyday Objects : Bobby Pin

Welcome to History of Everyday Objects for D’s Art Takes. Here, we unveil the origins of life through the ages on planet Earth, by looking at everyday objects. Today, we explore the origins of the Bobby Pin. What’s a Bobby Pin? For those who are blessed enough not to have pesky flyaways, bobby pins are what the rest of us use […]
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History of Everyday Objects : Blu Tack

Welcome to History of Everyday Objects for D’s Art Takes. Here, we unveil the origins of life through the ages on planet Earth, by looking at the everyday objects. Today, we explore the origins of the Blu Tack. Million Dollar Accident Much like the beloved post-it note, blu tack too was invented by pure accident. Bostik, a UK based adhesive company […]
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History of Everyday Objects : Hairbrush

Welcome to History of Everyday Objects for D’s Art Takes. Here, we unveil the origins of life through the ages on planet Earth, by looking at the everyday objects. Today, we explore the origins of the Hairbrush. We do not know much about the exact evolution of the hairbrush. We do however know that this little device dates back to the […]
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History of Everyday Objects : Surfboard

Welcome to History of Everyday Objects for D’s Art Takes. Here, we unveil the origins of life through the ages on planet Earth, by looking at the everyday objects. Today, we explore the origins of the Surfboard. Surfing & Spirituality The exact history and evolution of surfing is yet undiscovered by the modern world. What we do know is that surfing […]
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History of Everyday Objects : Refrigerator

Welcome to History of Everyday Objects for D’s Art Takes. Here, we unveil the origins of life through the ages on planet Earth, by looking at the everyday objects. Today, we explore the origins of the Refrigerator. Need for Cooling While refrigerators are a modern invention, the idea of refrigerating is not. Our ancient ancestors found all kinds of makeshift ways […]
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History of Everyday Objects : Raincoat

Welcome to History of Everyday Objects for D’s Art Takes. Here, we unveil the origins of life through the ages on planet Earth, by looking at the everyday objects. Today, we explore the origins of the Raincoat. Rain & Rubber The invention of raincoats would have been impossible without evolution in the uses of rubber. In 1836, Charles Macintosh found a […]
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History of Everyday Objects : Fountain Pen

Welcome to History of Everyday Objects for D’s Art Takes. Here, we unveil the origins of life through the ages on planet Earth, by looking at the everyday objects. Today, we explore the origins of the Fountain Pen. Ink & Quill The idea of an ink pen dates back to ancient Egypt. In 3,000 BC our ancestors dipped straw into vegetable […]
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History of Everyday Objects : Electric Kettle

Welcome to History of Everyday Objects for D’s Art Takes. Here, we unveil the origins of life through the ages on planet Earth, by looking at the everyday objects. Today, we explore the origins of the Electric Kettle. Where the Kettle came from The earliest form of the kettle was used to cook food over an open fire. Dating back to […]
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History of Everyday Objects : USB Drive

Welcome to History of Everyday Objects for D’s Art Takes. Here, we unveil the origins of life through the ages on planet Earth, by looking at the everyday objects. Today, we explore the origins of the USB Drive. In today’s technology-driven world, one cannot imagine a time before the USB. The Universal Serial Bus is used to connect various other technologies […]
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