Museum of Design in Plastics (MoDiP)

The composer-in-residence at the Museum of Design in Plastics (MoDIP) has produced a new chamber opera exploring our changing relationship with plastics. Read more


Event will chart both history of materials as well as the ‘light and dark’ debate around plastics through the decades. Read more


A conference set to spark interesting discussion and debate over the nature of plastics design is due to take place for the first time next month. Read more


A new conference focusing on design in plastics, from the controversial to the essential, is being held in Bournemouth in September 2015. Read more


Can you turn detective in the name of plastics? At Interplas 2014 the Museum of Design in Plastics has loaned 10 objects from its collection with unknown information that its hoping show visitors can help to provide. Read more

Interplas 2014


MoDiP wants to know more about this pink deco-styled hairbrush

We reported on the ‘Ten Most Wanted’ project a few weeks ago, a research project being undertaken jointly by the Museum of Design in Plastics (MoDiP), the University of Brighton and Adaptive Technologies, to find out the history of plastic artefacts. Read more

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Starting this month, the BPF offices in central London will house an exhibition of iconic plastics objects curated by the Museum of Design in Plastics (MoDiP). Read more

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The Museum of Design in Plastics (MoDiP), based in Bournemouth, UK, has launched a research project that it hopes will unearth some previously unknown facts about the history and origin of some of the products in its collection. Read more

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