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The Plastics age : from bakelite to beanbags and beyond / edited by Penny Sparke.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Sparke, Penny.
Publication
Woodstock, N.Y. : Overlook Press
Contents
The technology of early plastics / Susan Mossman -- The first plastic / Robert Friedel -- Plastics in tha American machine age 1920-1950 / Jeffrey L. Meikle -- Plastics and the future / V.E. Yarsley and E.G. Couzens -- Industrial design and commercial art / John Gloag -- Perceptions of plastics : a study of plastics in Britain 1945-1956 / Claire Catterall -- The Italian way to plastics / Giampiero Bosoni -- Plastics and pop culture / Penny Sparke -- Triumph of software / Reyner Banham -- Plastic / Roland Barthes -- Natural wood, cultural wood / Jean Baudrillard -- Objects and their skin / Ezio Manzini -- Plastic laminate / Barbara Radice -- And of plastics? / Ezio Manzini -- Plastics in the 80's / Sylvia Katz.
Date
1993.
Description
159 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 154-155) and index.
Rodris Roth Library.
ISBN
087951471X (hc) :
0879514884 (pb)
GUSN
153762
Call Number
Roth TP1122.P554 1993
Descriptive terms
Design, Industrial.
Plastics.

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