Plastics in Society

Horners' Corner: Horners on active service

2016-11-16T08:30:33+00:00

The London City Livery Companies have for centuries been associated with the armed forces. The Horners Company is no exception. Historically, one of their most significant contributions was a small horn device which, played a [...]

Horners' Corner: Horners on active service 2016-11-16T08:30:33+00:00

Patents & Plastics

2016-12-06T05:35:40+00:00

Patents and registered design documents are not difficult to access and can reveal a host of information for the researcher and collector Many researchers and collectors are familiar with the use of a patent or [...]

Patents & Plastics 2016-12-06T05:35:40+00:00

PLASTICS: The Way We Live Now

2016-12-06T05:35:43+00:00

PLASTICS: The Way We Live Now Brenda Keneghan on a new exhibition at the Design Museum which highlights some of the plastic ware introduced to British homes by Sir Terence Conran. Figure 1. 1964 poster [...]

PLASTICS: The Way We Live Now 2016-12-06T05:35:43+00:00

The Festival of Britain and Plastics

2016-12-06T05:35:45+00:00

The Festival of Britain and Plastics Carolyn Clark takes a tour through the 1951 Festival of Britain Exhibition and finds multiple applications of plastics. Figure 1. Souvenir badge made of celluloid In 1951, the Festival [...]

The Festival of Britain and Plastics 2016-12-06T05:35:45+00:00