Design challenge

Baum, Stephanie
November 2004
Cabinet Maker;11/5/2004, Issue 5413, p18
Trade Publication
Focuses on the work experience project at Barkston Plastics, a company producing industrial tanks, trays and components. Participation of students from the BA Hons Specialist Art and Design program, the BA Joint Hons Design with Management Program and the BA Specialist Art and Design course; Furniture design provided by Barkston; Versatility of plastic materials; Prospects for developments of the plastic furniture sector. INSET: Plastic? Is it a mould for the future in furniture?.


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