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Design Focus: The Bourn-Vita Sleeping Beaker


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 [...]

Let Polymers Face The Music


A pity that we cannot bring to readers the extensive music which was the main feature of a recent presentation to the PHS under this title at North London University. However, the accompanying history of [...]

Plastics As A Medium For Toys


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 [...]