Plastic pack of four rolls of quilted toilet paper with Penrose tiling embossed design, manufactured by Kimberly-Clark, Larkfield, Aylesford, Kent, England, 1997
Pack of four rolls of quilted toilet paper with Penrose tiling embossed design, manufactured by Kimberly-Clark, Larkfield, Aylesford, Kent, England, 1997
In April 1997 a writ was served against Kimberley-Clark Ltd for producing a Kleenex brand of quilted toilet tissue using Penrose tiling. David Bradley, the director of Pentaplex Ltd, a company set up to develop products based on Sir Roger’s work, said: ‘When it comes to the population of Great Britain being invited by a multi-national to wipe their bottoms on the work of a Knight of the Realm without his permission then a last stand must be made!’
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- toilet paper
- visual and verbal communication
- Dr Peter Morris
- Permanent collection
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