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...
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 ...
Jun 23, 2015 ... Perhaps not shockingly, the pink flamingo lawn ornament was invented in the
same decade that polyester pants, pink washing machines, vinyl ...
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 ...
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 ...
Jun 24, 2015 ... Designed in 1957, the pink plastic lawn flamingo was one of Featherstone's ...
been hired specifically to create 3D plastic lawn and garden ornaments, ... Prize
for art, in recognition of his "ornamentally evolutionary invention.
Jun 23, 2015 ... Rivaled only by the garden gnome and tiki torch, pink flamingos are the
ubiquitous lawn ornament of choice for homeowners seeking a vintage, ...
Jun 24, 2015 ... Don Featherstone, creator of the original plastic pink flamingo, sits ... a sculptor,
passed away Monday at the age of 79, but his genius invention remains. ... with
Union Products, which made a variety of plastic lawn ornaments.
Jun 28, 2015 ... Don Featherstone made his indelible mark on the American landscape with his
plastic lawn ornaments.
Jun 8, 2013 ... Donald Featherstone, an artist, is most famous for inventing the plastic pink
flamingo lawn ornament. But people who know him and his wife ...