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The Resource Plywood : a material story, Christopher Wilk with Elizabeth Bisley

Plywood : a material story, Christopher Wilk with Elizabeth Bisley

Label
Plywood : a material story
Title
Plywood
Title remainder
a material story
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Wilk with Elizabeth Bisley
Creator
Contributor
Author
Host institution
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Plywood is an astonishingly versatile material, made by gluing together layers of cross-grained veneers, creating a pliable board that can be stronger than solid wood. Stylish and practical, plywood offers huge possibilities for experimental design, and it has been used to make a wide range of products, from aeroplanes, boats and automobiles to architecture and furniture. This book traces the history of plywood from its use in 18th-century furniture, through its emergence as an industrial product in the 19th century, to a material celebrated by 20th-century modernists such as Alvar Aalto and Charles and Ray Eames. An ideal material for the digital age, plywood has become popular again in recent years and is widely used in contemporary design and manufacture. This book offers a study of the material
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Wilk, Christopher
Dewey number
674.834
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TS870
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bisley, Elizabeth
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
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  • Plywood
  • Plywood
  • Plywood furniture
  • Plywood furniture
  • Plywood craft
  • Plywood craft
  • Technology
Label
Plywood : a material story, Christopher Wilk with Elizabeth Bisley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Published to accompany the exhibition of the same name held at Victoria and Albert Museum, 15 July-12 November 2017
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0029217072
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780500519400
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Label
Plywood : a material story, Christopher Wilk with Elizabeth Bisley
Publication
Note
Published to accompany the exhibition of the same name held at Victoria and Albert Museum, 15 July-12 November 2017
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0029217072
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780500519400
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour)

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