June 2019

Raw Materials: Essay

26 June 2019
What do you think of plastics? Until recently many people did not give plastics a second thought. Yet now they are much in the press widely condemned as polluters of rivers and creators of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. It has become fashionable to try to go plastics free but how realistic is this...
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Zanussi Oz fridge - modelmaking project

19 June 2019
What I did I have made a model of Zanussi’s Oz Fridge at a scale of 1:4, designed by Roberto Pezzetta during the 1990’s. The form of the Fridge takes on a ‘Fertile, pregnant shape’ which the market research preferred, whilst the duck egg blue colour was used to promote the idea of freshness. Both of...
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Student Creative - Fiona McTaggart

12 June 2019
With time constraints and personal circumstances posing difficulties, this latter stage of the project has proved challenging. However, I have managed to produce a doll that I am relatively happy with. To improve the product I have: Simplified the design Varnished the model before setting it in...
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Raw Materials: Plastics

5 June 2019
MoDiP has been working closely with the Nunnery Gallery in preparation for their new exhibition entitled Raw Materials: Plastics . It is part of an ongoing research project through which they have been exploring the industrial heritage of the River Lea through a series of different materials. In...
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