People & Polymers

LAMINATED ACRYLIC SCULPTURES

2016-12-06T05:35:44+00:00

LAMINATED ACRYLIC SCULPTURES To start the series of articles about plastics and art, we invited an artist who has been creating stunning acrylic sculptures since 1967 to contribute. Vasa makes the most of acrylic’s properties [...]

LAMINATED ACRYLIC SCULPTURES 2016-12-06T05:35:44+00:00

John Smith, Casemaker

2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00

This article was first published in The Photographic Journal in 1995 and then in extended and revised form in Photographica World, no. 74, September 1995, as reproduced here with kind permission. Dr Hannavy continues his [...]

John Smith, Casemaker 2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00

Plastics Hall Of Fame: Posthumous Nomination of Alexander Parkes

2016-12-06T05:35:39+00:00

Election to the American Plastics Academy's Hall of Fame is a distinctive honour bestowed only on those individuals who have shown consistant dedication and extraordinary accomplishments that have contributed to the stature and growth of [...]

Plastics Hall Of Fame: Posthumous Nomination of Alexander Parkes 2016-12-06T05:35:39+00:00

Brantham Xylonite – A Living History

2016-12-06T05:35:44+00:00

Brantham Xylonite – A Living History By Carolyn Clark and Dawn Purves   Figure 1. Despite poor quality, this image shows a reproduction of an original photo of the Brantham site in 1892. It states [...]

Brantham Xylonite – A Living History 2016-12-06T05:35:44+00:00