September 2019

MoDiP AUB Student Bursary 2019

26 September 2019
Would you like to be the next MoDiP AUB Student Creative? Fancy the opportunity to get up close and personal with a museum collection? Want to see your work on display and inspire others? Well, here’s your chance… We welcome applications from all disciplines. Some examples of the work from past...
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25 September 2019
We have now opened our new exhibition, Output . It looks at some of the most common manufacturing processes used to make plastics objects. We created the exhibition to help to explain the black art of these machine-made processes. Because many of us have not had experience in making objects out of...
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Be inspired

18 September 2019
It’s Induction week for new students here at AUB. I would like to welcome you all to the new academic year and, for those of you who do not know, take a moment to tell you a bit about the museum. MoDiP is the only accredited museum in the UK with a focus on plastics. It is the UK's leading resource...
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Man’s best friend

10 September 2019
In celebration of National Dog Day the other week, here are a few of my favourite doggy themed objects from the collections: Designed by Eero Aarnio for Magis in 2003, this polyethylene children’s stool glows in the dark. Fabulous. 1. Glow puppy , AIBDC : 006725 Made of phenol formaldehyde, this...
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A recent acquisition

4 September 2019
We were very saddened to hear of the recent death of a long-standing friend and supporter of MoDiP, Jen Cruse. Jen was the author of ‘The Comb: Its history and development’, copies of which can be found in the MoDiP library collection. It is a beautifully illustrated and thorough investigation into...
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