• Rescue: the helping hand of plastics
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    Rescue: the helping hand of plastics

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    Plastimo: “We are always on the lookout for new materials!”

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  • Unique skateboards made from recovered plastic bottle caps
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    Unique skateboards made from recovered plastic bottle caps

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    Flood barriers

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  • Tiwal, a small inflatable sailboat
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    Tiwal, a small inflatable sailboat

    Six years ago, an inflatable sailboat was created in a small workshop on the Breton coast: Tiwal 3 is the world’s first ever inflatable and high-performance dinghy-boat. Equipped with an inflatable PV...

  • Firevase: remove flowers, put out fires
    At a glance 2 min

    Firevase: remove flowers, put out fires

    In order to raise awareness about the importance of having a fire extinguisher at home, Korean giant Samsung’s insurance company created the Firevase, a flower vase that can also be used as a throwabl...

  • Unique skateboards made from recovered plastic bottle caps
    At a glance 1 min

    Unique skateboards made from recovered plastic bottle caps

    Jonathan Morrisson has combined his love of skateboarding and his environmental beliefs by creating skateboards made from recovered plastic bottle caps. The idea behind recovering plastic waste and...

  • A miraculous catch with plastics!
    Daily life 4 min

    A miraculous catch with plastics!

    The recent popularity of recreational fishing has brought with it a thorough overhaul of equipment in which plastics are widely used....

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Design and Icons

Plastic objects, whether they are recent or firmly-established cult objects, have revolutionised the world of design, changed habits and left their mark on our daily lives for several generations

Icons

The small yellow box that revolutionised breakfast

For several decades, a small yellow box has been a mainstay at the breakfast table for millions of children around the world: the box of Nesquik, the world’s most popular chocolate powder. A box that ...

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The small yellow box that revolutionised breakfast

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Innovative, smart, surprising but often overlooked…plastics have not finished surprising you!