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Don Featherstone (artist)


Donald "Don" Featherstone (January 25, 1936 – June 22, 2015) was an American artist most widely known for his 1957 creation of the Plastic Pink Flamingo while working for Union Produ...

Man Who Created The Pink Plastic Lawn Flamingo Dies : The Two ...


Jun 23, 2015 ... Donald Featherstone modeled the lawn ornament after images he saw in National Geographic. "Things I did made people happy, and that's ...

Don Featherstone, Inventor of the Pink Flamingo (in Plastic), Dies at 79


Jun 23, 2015 ... Mr. Featherstone's first pink plastic flamingo came off the assembly ... Union Products, a maker of plastic lawn ornaments in Leominster, Mass.

A Brief History of the Plastic Pink Flamingo | Mental Floss


Jun 23, 2015 ... Perhaps not shockingly, the pink flamingo lawn ornament was invented in the same decade that polyester pants, pink washing machines, vinyl ...

Man who created the pink flamingo lawn ornament dies - Telegraph


Jun 23, 2015 ... The Massachusetts man who invented the plastic pink flamingo lawn ornament, which went from a 1960s craze to a kitsch icon, died this week ...

Don Featherstone, creator of pink flamingo lawn ornament, dies at 79


Jun 25, 2015 ... Don Featherstone, creator of the pink flamingo lawn ornament, chats about his creation in his home in Fitchburg in October. SENTINEL ...

Inventor of plastic pink flamingo dies at age 79 - Fortune


Jun 24, 2015 ... Don Featherstone, creator of the original plastic pink flamingo, sits ... job with Union Products, which made a variety of plastic lawn ornaments.

A Brief History of the Plastic Pink Flamingo | Huffington Post


Jun 29, 2011 ... The pink flamingo lawn ornament was invented in the same decade that polyester pants, pink washing machines, vinyl wallpaper and ...

Who created the lawn flamingo? | Daily Trivia | ArcaMax Publishing


Jun 25, 2016 ... The father of the pink flamingo (the plastic lawn ornament) was Don Featherstone of Massachusetts. Featherstone graduated from art school ...

Passage: The father of pink flamingos - CBS News


Jun 28, 2015 ... ... mark on the American landscape with his plastic lawn ornaments. ... GALLERY: Pink plastic flamingo inventor dies (CBS News, 06/24/15) ...

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The Tacky History of the Pink Flamingo | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian


In their buttoned-up Maryland suburb, lawn ornaments of any kind, let alone plastic pink flamingos, were anathema. One house down the street had a fake ...

Who invented the pink flamingo lawn ornament? | Reference.com


The pink flamingo lawn ornament was created by Donald Featherstone in 1957. Featherstone was assigned the task of creating an injection-molded, ...

Creator of pink flamingo dies at 79 - USA Today


Jun 23, 2015 ... The inventor of the plastic lawn ornament leaves an influential legacy for today's designers.