Secondary Catalogue

Series: The Practical Use of Materials


Metals

Metals

Metal is all around us. From the cars on the road to the staples we use in the office, metal is one of the most common, flexible and naturally occurring materials used in modern design. In this informative programme we discuss the use of metal as...Show More
Plastics

Plastics

When we look around, mostly anything can be made out of plastic. From photocopiers in offices to the various household items in our homes, plastic is one of the most versatile, most highly adaptable materials in the world. Plastic therefore plays...Show More
Textiles

Textiles

The aim of this programme is to introduce a variety of textile materials used by designers when making their products. The programme describes the characteristics and properties of fibres, fabrics and yarns and how designers use this information...Show More