Fantastic Plastic: Product Design and Consumer Culture
Black Dog Publishing Ltd
1 Jan 2008
In "Fantastic Plastic: Product Design & Consumer Culture", esteemed contemporary designers, artists and scientists explore the evolution of this ubiquitous and endlessly malleable material, through its trademarked names - Spandex, Teflon, Nylon, Rayon, Formica, Tupperware - through to looking at how its function and reputation have changed over its lifetime. It is an essential book for designers, academics and everyone interested in our consumer culture.