Perspectives on Plastic
Materials are not necessarily good or bad, its what we do with them that matters. This is an ongoing study examining the nature of the simple plastic artifact in emerging markets. These very preliminary observations examine the associated value of the object and material, use and reuse, aesthetic sensibility and the environmental and social impact. The concept of material lifecycle is a broad and complex subject but this series begins to examine some consumer needs and value systems associated with the product and its constituent materials.