Perspex® acrylic inspires creative community at London Design Fair

Visitors to this year’s London Design Fair were welcomed by a kaleidoscopic landscape of oversized Perspex® acrylic shapes, which decorated the façade and internal spaces of the Old Truman Brewery in London in a dramatic display by artist Kangan Arora. Thanks to the endless design possibilities of Perspex® acrylic, this old industrial space was brought […]

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Lucite International employees lead the way with national Trailblazer apprenticeship

Three Lucite International (LI) employees are among the first in the country to complete pioneering new employer-led Trailblazer apprenticeships. L-R: Neil Middleton, Shift Manager, Craig Buckle, Jamie Armitage, Site Operations Manager, James Curtis-Dawson, Melanie Jury, Site Director, Derek Hornsey and Faith Hambley. Craig Buckle, James Curtis-Dawson and Derek Hornsey are the first in the UK […]

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Perspex® acrylic brightens hospital

Celebrated UK artist Gerry Halpin MBE was recently commissioned by Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust Hospital to create artwork for its new buildings. The pieces integrate laser cut Perspex® acrylic, printed Perspex® acrylic and LED illumination and are examples of how the material continues to play an important part in the world […]

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Winner of prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Award 2016

Dr David Johnson, who has worked for Lucite International (LI) for almost 40 years – most of those based at the R&D centre in Wilton, UK, is the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Applied Catalysis Award winner for 2016. The award was given for his seminal contribution to the invention of Alpha technology and to […]

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EPCA 2016 – Lucite International heads to Budapest

Members of Lucite International’s (LI) commercial team are set to attend the 50th Anniversary EPCA Annual Meeting in Budapest next month, Europe’s largest chemical industry event, which will be dedicated to “50 Years of Global Chemical Industry Evolution: What’s Next?” More than 2,500 delegates from across the globe are expected to attend this year’s event […]

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Acrylic Design light up leading drinks brands

Leading point of sale specialists Acrylic Design has launched a new range of Perspex® acrylic ‘product enhancers’ designed specifically for drinks promotions in bars and nightclubs. With over 40 years’ experience, Watford based Acrylic Design has created bespoke work for clients ranging from Icebar London to Boeing and Harrods. The edge lit product enhancers use the […]

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London. Fashion. Selfridges.

Check out these installations that appeared at the iconic Selfridges store on London’s Oxford Street earlier this year. Selfridges’ windows and interior displays are world-famous for using creativity and design to make a statement. These beautifully crafted pieces feature Perspex® acrylic supplied by PDL, Weybridge and fabricated and installed by Plastock. Supplying the retail sector […]

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Our Approved Fabricators – craftsmanship and quality guaranteed

As a wholly owned subsidiary of Lucite International and the UK’s leading supplier of Perspex® cast acrylic sheet, Perspex Distribution Ltd (PDL) regularly receives enquiries from architects, designers, brand owners and the public about its extensive range of products and how they can be transformed as part of a design project. While PDL is expert […]

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New-wave LEDs open the door to PMMA in future lighting

The lighting sector has long been a key area of development potential and commercial focus for Lucite International’s (LI) downstream businesses. Over time, we’ve seen some significant changes in the nature of technical developments in lighting, which have given us regular opportunities to re-evaluate our own offer for the sector. While any change brings its […]

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Perspex® Pods at Clerkenwell Design Week

Frem Group, one of our UK-based customers, showcased one of their most recent innovations, the Dimension Lite Pod featuring Perspex® acrylic, at this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week in London. Frem Group is a leading UK-based manufacturer of innovative office, reception and meeting room furniture and storage solutions. Passionate about providing solutions and unbound by convention, […]

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