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Pink plastic flamingos are one of the most famous lawn ornaments in the United States, along ... Union Products, of Leominster, Massachusetts, stopped production of pink flamingos on November 1, 200...

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


Jun 23, 2015 ... The flamingo ornament was one of hundreds of items that Donald Featherstone made for the Union Products plastics company.

A Brief History of the Plastic Pink Flamingo | Mental Floss


Jun 23, 2015 ... based Union Products to make three-dimensional lawn ornaments. He created the first pink flamingo lawn ornament, his second assignment, ...

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


The pink flamingo lawn ornament was created by Donald Featherstone in 1957. ... Don Featherstone was an academically trained sculptor who made plastic ... over 750 designs for Union Products and become vice president of the company,  ...

Creator of the Iconic Pink Plastic Flamingo Dies - Entrepreneur


Jun 23, 2015 ... His kitschy lawn ornament is still standing. ... Featherstone, an art school graduate, got a job at Union Products in 1957, when a friend called and ... Then, the flamingo -- a product that has outlasted the company that created it.

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


Jun 25, 2015 ... Don Featherstone, creator of the original plastic pink flamingo, sits ... by many of the plastic creatures at Union Products Inc. in Leominster in 1998. ... that her husband was the one who created the popular lawn ornament.

Creator of pink flamingo dies at 79 - USA Today


Jun 23, 2015 ... The inventor of the plastic lawn ornament leaves an influential legacy ... on to invent hundreds of products for plastics company Union Products ...

Original pink flamingo lawn ornament being reborn - USATODAY.com


Jun 1, 2007 ... The original pink flamingo lawn ornament the Americans' answer to ... Don Featherstone, creator of the original pink flamingo, sits surrounded by many of the plastic ... HMC International LLC will pick up where Union Products Inc. left off ... Featherstone created a great-looking flamingo," said Waszkiewicz, ...

Creator of pink plastic lawn flamingo dies | Local News - WCVB Home


Jun 23, 2015 ... Donald Featherstone, creator of the pink plastic lawn flamingo, the ultimate ... Ig Nobel Prize winner and creator of the plastic pink flamingo lawn ornament, ... Featherstone, who died Monday at 79, embraced the fame the invention brought him. ... flamingo in 1957 for plastics company Union Products Inc., ...

Other Plastic Marvels by the Creator of the Pink Flamingo


Jun 29, 2015 ... Other Plastic Marvels by the Creator of the Pink Flamingo ... A lamb planter ( courtesy Union Products division of Cado Company, Fitchburg, Massachusetts) ... pilgrims, and witches into the canon of lawn decor; and got into the ...

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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 line in 1957. ... he took a job with Union Products, a maker of plastic lawn ornaments in ... But a few years later the Cado Company, of Fitchburg, Mass., ...

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


From The Smithsonian Collections: Plastic Flamingos, c. ... suburb, lawn ornaments of any kind, let alone plastic pink flamingos, were anathema. ... plastics company Union Products, where his second assignment was to sculpt a pink flamingo.

Inventor of plastic pink flamingo dies at age 79 - Fortune


Jun 24, 2015 ... Don Featherstone, creator of the original plastic pink flamingo, sits surrounded by many of the plastic creatures at Union Products, Inc. in Leominster, Mass on ... Union Products, which made a variety of plastic lawn ornaments.