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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 with Colin Bisset investigates lipstick

June 13th, 2014

Episode 20 of 102 episodes

The idea of painting the lips has been around for men and women alike since ancient times. In Mesopotamia, crushed insects, gemstones and other natural pigments were pounded into a past to be applied to the lips.

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