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By Design - Separate stories podcast

ABC Radio National

Arts, Design

The By Design separate stories podcast makes it easy to find your favourite stories each week as Fenella Kernebone looks at how we shape our world, from the ground up.

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Design File on the invention of the tea bag

July 4th, 2014

Episode 27 of 102 episodes

The idea of containing loose leaf tea in a container or mug started toward the end of the 19th century when a tea dealer put tea in a silk pouch and sent to his customers as a gift.

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