Kid-Size Exhibit, Adult-Size Problems

PROBLEM: Show a kid a Big Wheel or rocking horse, and he'll want to ride. Provide a wooden bathtub on wheels, and she'll climb right in. Kid Size: The Material World of Childhood, an exhibit of more than 130 everyday objects for children from different cultures and time periods, cries “Touch me! Use me!”

But “don't touch” was the rule. Even exhibit designer Anne Mundell could not touch a single object. Curators from the Vitra Design

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