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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/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 Products. Featherstone resided in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, where he kept 57 plastic flamingos on his front lawn. ... Jump up ^ "Don Featherstone, creator of pink flamingo lawn ornament, dies ...

www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/06/23/416819751/man-who-created-the-pink-plastic-lawn-flamingo-dies

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 ...

www.nytimes.com/2015/06/24/business/don-featherstone-inventor-of-the-pink-flamingo-in-plastic-dies-at-79.html

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.

www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/the-tacky-history-of-the-pink-flamingo-18191304

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 ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/11695090/Man-who-created-the-pink-flamingo-lawn-ornament-dies.html

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 ...

mentalfloss.com/article/28099/brief-history-plastic-pink-flamingo

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

www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-0624-donald-featherstone-20150624-story.html

Jun 24, 2015 ... ... ubiquitous symbols, the pink plastic lawn flamingo actually had an inventor. ... Donald Featherstone designed 600 plastic ornaments in his career, but ... said in 1997, when his invention turned 40, "because I'd do it again.".

www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2015/06/23/creator-of-pink-flamingo/29167809

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, ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/29/plastic-pink-flamingo-history_n_886841.html

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