Formica: Celebrating 100 years of design & innovation

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Formica: Celebrating 100 years of design & innovation

Postby scowsa » Fri Feb 15, 2013 8:15 am

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"A hundred years ago, a plastic-coated fabric was swapped for the mica commonly used in electrical insulation. Welcome, Formica. Eventually made of paper layers and used as a laminate, it went on to enjoy a long, sly life imitating wood grain and stone. It’s “a no-nonsense, absolutely reliable kind of material,” said Abbott Miller, who has designed four new Formica patterns to honor the centenary."

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