Articles and Features
Daily life 5 min
Plastics appeal to the senses
Plastics and the five senses. Not an unusual subject, as polymers are often involved in enhancing our senses...
Expert views 3 min
“Our furniture is also made to be stroked!”
An interview with Michelle Poon, Marketing Director of Spanish furniture producer Vondom....
At a glance 1 min
Econyl, a nylon thread made from plastic waste
Converting used fishing nets and other discarded nylons into technical fibres to make swimsuits, carpets and other textile products, is the innovative project pursued by Italian company Aquafil. In...
Cutting Edge 5 min
Bio-inspired, a new life for polymers
Although it is nothing new, the science of biomimicry, which seeks to take inspiration from nature’s strengths, has recently had a second wind, thanks to polymers, which are once again displaying an i...
Design and iconic objects