April 2017

Bank Holiday Closure

28 April 2017
MoDiP, along with the rest of the AUB campus, will be closed on Monday 1st of May and will reopen Tuesday 2nd May.
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Dorine Bessière - MoDiP Project Review

26 April 2017
My exhibition called “A Plastic Life” is now up and will run for a few weeks. Dorine Bessière. (2017). A Plastic Life. Exhibition. Several disposable objects from the museum’s collection have been selected to be photographed on a white background such as pens, plates, cutlery, straws, lighters...
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BXL photographic archive #0123

24 April 2017
In 2010, MoDiP was donated a large archive of images relating to a single company. Bakelite Xylonite Ltd, also known as British Xylonite Ltd or BXL, was possibly one of the first British firms to successfully manufacture a plastics material in commercial quantities. The company was established in...
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Tell us how we have helped you

21 April 2017
We at MoDiP are interested in the different ways we have helped our audience. Have you visited an exhibition and thought 'wow, I didn't know that'? Have you used a resource on our website and changed how you work? Have we helped with your research? We would love to hear from you. Please take a few...
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Did you know? #59

7 April 2017
Did you know that all of our past exhibitions are available online? Design for childhood: Pre-school plastics Designing products for young children and babies under the age of four is different from designing for adults. The designer has two audiences to please; the child with their specific...
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A different view #53

3 April 2017
There are many ways to look at the objects in the MoDiP collection. With this series of posts I want to highlight the interesting views of objects that we may ordinarily miss. These include the underside of an object, the surface pattern, or traces of manufacturing processes. Title: Stig Lindberg...
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