Red Icon is one of a series of pendants which use Playplax squares as the main component.
Playplax , a construction toy designed by Patrick Rylands in 1966, consists of transparent coloured squares of polystyrene which interlock.
We had boxes of Playplax at my primary school I remember loving the jewel like colours and the way you could hold it to you eye and see the world change colour.

  • Dimensions: 7 x 5 x 63 cm
  • Contexts: Exhibition
  • Artforms: Jewellery
  • Tags: jewellery, colour, light, plastic, optical, translucent, construction toy, 1960's, pendant, sculptural