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Plastics help designers bring home the gold


July 22, 2014 2:15 pm ET

Products with polymer content received multiple gold recognitions in the 2014 International Design Excellence Awards.

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Motorola pulls back curtain on Moto X design effort


September 9, 2013 2:50 pm ET

CHICAGO — Jim Wicks, Motorola Inc.'s senior vice president of consumer experience design, recently told industrial designers about how his company went about designing the Moto X cell phone to be made in the United States.

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Industrial designers honor Apple's Jony Ive, PN's Robert Grace


September 5, 2013 11:42 am ET

CHICAGO – Apple Corp.'s Jonathon “Jony” Ive, Robert Grace of Plastics News and Byron Bloch, an auto safety consultant, received personal recognition awards from the Industrial Designers Society of America during its annual...

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TPE featured in prototype wearable electronics


September 4, 2013 3:14 pm ET

CHICAGO — PolyOne Corp. is setting up its GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers for growth in the consumer electronics market with a new blend designed to stand up to the wear and tear of highly-used products.

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Plastics play a role in Dean Kamen's water purification system


September 4, 2013 3:07 pm ET

CHICAGO — Dean Kamen had an idea about how to bring clean water to the developing world.

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PN launches series by Gaylon White


August 19, 2013 10:39 am ET

I'm delighted this week to introduce a feature I have long wanted to include in Plastics News: a design column authored by Gaylon White.

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Gaylon White: Moggridge leaves a story to remember


August 19, 2013 9:04 am ET

The poet Jim Harrison wrote, “Death steals everything except our stories.” I was reminded of this recently as I listened to audio tapes of an interview I did with Bill Moggridge in September 2007 soon after the publication of his...

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Understated or flashy, industrial design winners are innovative


August 8, 2013 1:28 pm ET

A learning thermostat, a low-cost portable endoscope, smartphones, economical computer printers and a blood analyzer are among the gold winners in the Industrial Designers Society of America's latest contest.

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Students use plastics in award-winning designs


August 6, 2013 1:52 pm ET

Four students who designed products containing plastics won gold in the 2013 International Design Excellence Awards in Detroit. The students are from France, Denmark, Italy and Turkey.

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