Design & Manufacture

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Design Focus: The Bourn-Vita Sleeping Beaker

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

Design Focus: The Bourn-Vita Sleeping Beaker Steve Akhurst and Carolyn Clark focus on one item which has become an icon in the burgeoning world of vintage It is easy to take for granted the design [...]

Design Focus: The Bourn-Vita Sleeping Beaker 2016-12-06T05:35:44+00:00

Perspex Jewellery

2016-11-16T08:29:59+00:00

PHS member Beverley Bennett is a keen collector of acrylic jewellery, and hopes this article will prompt some correspondence. I was interested to read the feature on Perspex in Plastiquarian 14, and in particular about [...]

Perspex Jewellery 2016-11-16T08:29:59+00:00

The Bogus Butterfly Collector

2016-12-06T05:35:34+00:00

Camphor and the Early Plastics Industry Percy Rebaul writes: I am particularly grateful to Peter Ashlee and to Plastics & Rubber Weekly for permission to publish this abridged version of an article on one of [...]

The Bogus Butterfly Collector 2016-12-06T05:35:34+00:00

Plastics As A Medium For Toys

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

In the 1930s Hilary Page was one of the first designers to explore the use of plastics for the manufacture of toys. This is an article he wrote for the catalogue of the Daily Graphic [...]

Plastics As A Medium For Toys 2016-12-06T05:35:39+00:00