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Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Plastics Primer

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Not Created Equal: A Long, (Loving) Plastics Primer, by Carl Alviani

...Just as building a brick house and then painting it to look like wood is absurd, so too with many consumer goods; especially those, like point-and-shoot cameras, that are guaranteed to eventually be caught out. Given the thousands of alternative ways to allow plastics their own unique aesthetic, and the inexorable forces pushing consumers towards their acceptance, designers are running out of excuses for playing dumb.

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