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 ... Mr. Featherstone's first pink plastic flamingo came off the assembly line in 1957.
... Union Products, a maker of plastic lawn ornaments in Leominster, Mass. ... wife
, Nancy, often got when she told people what he had invented.
Jun 23, 2015 ... Perhaps not shockingly, the pink flamingo lawn ornament was invented in the
same decade that polyester pants, pink washing machines, vinyl ...
Jun 29, 2011 ... The pink flamingo lawn ornament was invented in the same decade that
polyester pants, pink washing machines, vinyl wallpaper and ...
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 ... Rivaled only by the garden gnome and tiki torch, pink flamingos are the
ubiquitous lawn ornament of choice for homeowners seeking a vintage, ...
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 ...
The pink flamingo lawn ornament was created by Donald Featherstone in 1957.
Featherstone was assigned the task of creating an injection-molded, ...
Jun 23, 2015 ... ... when he created the plastic pink flamingo lawn ornament for Union Products of
... Donald Featherstone, plastic pink flamingo creator, dies at 79 ... 1996 “for his
ornamentally evolutionary invention, the plastic pink flamingo.”.