The Worshipful Company of Horners

17 January 2011
The Worshipful Company of Horners is both an ancient craft guild and a modern City of London Institution promoting the interests of the polymer industry. Horn has been used since prehistoric times as a cheap, readily available, easily worked material from which essential tools as well as decorative...
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The Plastics Historical Society Collection

14 January 2011
The Plastics Historical Society, which was formed in 1986, is an independent society affiliated to the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. The PHS exists ‘to promote the collection, preservation and study of all material (artefacts, equipment, processes and documentation) relating to the...
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The Importance of Plastics

13 January 2011
Plastics are an especially important group of materials because of their fundamental role in creating the world as we know it. The story of design in plastics is the story of the industrial and social development of the 20th and 21st century environment. None of the advances in domestic, industrial...
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The Museum of Design in Plastics

12 January 2011
Welcome to the blog of the Museum of Design in Plastics (MoDiP). We are a University Museum based at The Arts University Bournemouth (AUB). AUB is a specialist university college in art, design, media and performance. Established in 1883 it has developed to become one of the leading providers of...
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