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Habitat, Clam

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Title Clam
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Designer Fletcher, A.
Manufacturer Mebel
Manufactured For Habitat
Date 1999
Description A black double ashtray, from the 1990s, in the shape of two interlocking clam-like halves which join together to form an enclosed box. This ashtray was originally designed by Alan Fletcher for Mebel, Italy in 1969 it was relaunched in 1999 by Habitat in celebration of the '20th Century Legends' collection at the Design Museum. It is made from melamine a rigid plastic of middle cost (thus not used for products to be produced in vast numbers) and a material which is not only heat resistant but also self-extinguishing and thus a very good choice for an ashtray.
Accession Number AIBDC : 001482
Dimensions diameter 140mm
Materials plastic, MF, melamine formaldehyde
Notes Everyday objects, such as those in this collection, are sometimes difficult to research. If you have any information about this object please contact the museum on modip@aub.ac.uk.
Rights MoDiP has done its utmost to obtain clearance from all IPR holders before adding images to this catalogue, if you believe that any image has been used without permission please contact us on modip@aub.ac.uk.
Method unknown
Object Type ashtray



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