FIELL, Charlotte and Peter. Plastic Dreams: Synthetic Visions in Design.
(No place): Fiell Publishing, 2009. First edition. Quarto. 285 pages. A lavishly illustrated reference work that raises the aesthetic perception of plastics and celebrates their nobility as materials by bringing together an exquisite and highly curated survey of landmark product designs in plastics, from Bakelite in the 1920s to the latest technopolymers today. This publication features over 120 landmark designs, from Wells Coates iconic AD 65 radio to Konstanin Grcic”s MYTO stacking chair, that reveal a breathtaking profusion of colours and forms as well as inventive imaginations fuelled by utopian aspirations. A near fine copy in limp wrappers with an intricate stylised orange plastic slipcase.
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