Experiencing Plastics

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Ever since they were created, polymeric materials have been used in the fine arts and the design world and currently represent a significant part of museum collections in terms of values and/ or numbers. Initially [...]

The Repair of Plastics: Part 1


First of a Two-Part Feature We would all like perfect examples of antique plastics, but often have to make do with blemished pieces, or worse, accept accidental damage that may happen to a prized possession. [...]

The Museum of Design in Plastics


The Museum of Design in Plastics. In the last issue of Plastiquarian Steve Akhurst discussed the long-term loan of a significant number of Plastics Historical Society’s objects to the Museum of Design in Plastics (MoDiP), [...]