PLASTICS MENU

PLASTICS GALLERY ONE
PLASTICS GALLERY TWO (BUTTONS)
PLASTICS GALLERY THREE

PLASTICS GALLERY FOUR

 

IT'S A PLASTIC WAR

 

BAKELITE GALLERY ONE

BAKELITE GALLERY TWO

BEETLEWARE

CATALIN

CELANESE (LUMARITH)
DUCTILLITE
DUPONT
DUREZ
FORMICA (FORTUNE 1951)

GENERAL AMERICAN

GENERAL ELECTRIC

 

 

HERCULES GALLERY ONE

HERCULES GALLERY TWO

MONSANTO PLASTICS GALLERY ONE

MONSANTO PLASTICS GALLERY TWO

PLASKON GALLERY ONE

PLASKON GALLERY TWO

REICHOLD

REYNOLDS

RICHARDSON PLASTICS

STYRON

TENITE
UNION CARBIDE

 

 

AMERICAN CHEMICAL COMPANIES
EDITORIAL FEATURES

FORTUNE MAGAZINE, PLASTICS IN 1936
FORTUNE MAGAZINE, PLASTICS IN 1940
FORTUNE MAGAZINE, PLASTICS IN 1950

 

SINGLES

BUS SIGNAL CORD
BAKELITE PRODUCTS C1938
ETHOCEL BY DOW 1939

Babies, Autos, Coffeemakers, INSUROK 1941

MONSANTO Plastics Idea Home 1946

DOW, PIPED THROUGH PLASTICS 1942

CELLULOID, LUMARITH

DOW, STYRON

MONSANTO, RUBBER OUT OF SAFETY GLASS

ST. REGIS, WE GROW PLASTICS

VERSATILE PLASKON AGAIN 1943

 

Before 1945, advertisements for the new plastics were a celebration of soft and scintillating colours infused into all manner of domestic objects. There is a breathless innocence to the heavy tonnage of buttons deployed with this end in mind.

 

For the illustrative celebration of the American illustrator GAYDOS, go to CYANAMID.