Do you ever stop to wonder how much effort goes into designing those posters in your local doctor’s surgery? Ever noticed that the red cross is an inversion of the Swiss flag, because that suggests neutrality? Us neither.
A lot goes into designing the things that keep us informed about our health, but when a design’s doing its job so effectively, we rarely appreciate it. This free exhibition at Wellcome Collection brings a whole host of hidden stories to light in a fascinating show.