Carla Denker first opened PLASTICA in June of 1996 in Silverlake, Los Angeles. PLASTICA is a boutique filled with unique items from around the world as well as products by local designers, all hand picked by Carla. Although some of the merchandise is literally plastic, we feature items made out of any number of different materials.
The dictionary definition below best describes our
theme of plastic:
plastic / ‘plas-tik / adj [L plasticus of molding, fr. GR plastikos, fr. plassein to mold, form] 1 : FORMATIVE, CREATIVE <~ FORCES IN NATURE> 2 a : capable of being molded or modeled <~ clay> b : capable of adapting to varying conditions : PLIABLE 3 : SCULPTURAL
PLASTICA offers a mix of special one of a kind items and practical functional everyday items. Accessories, housewares, gifts, kids toys, office accessories are all carefully curated and displayed in this small boutique now located in West Hollywood.
PLASTICA was created by and is curated by Carla Denker. Website by Kevin Hanley. All product photography by Deborah Denker unless supplied by manufacturer. Misc. photography by Carla Denker and Kevin Hanley.
PLASTICA does not sell or distribute any customer information, under any circumstance, including those subscribed to our mailing list.
The PLASTICA website features secured payment a using WooCommerce shopping cart with PayPal payment processing, and is hosted on a server featuring an SSL Certificate. SSL (Secure Socket Layer) is a protocol that enables a web browser and a web server to communicate securely. Security is provided by: • Authenticating the web server to the client using a digital certificate • Encrypting all information sent.
To provide the best overall level of security for your personal information during the ordering process, PLASTICA suggests that you create an account using a login and password of your choice. This account allows you to enjoy a personalized online experience with us.
PLASTICA online currently accepts PayPal payment only. Please note you can use your choice of credit card using our Paypal checkout, even if you don’t have a Paypal account.
All sales are final as we are currently liquidating our stock.
Sales Tax will be added to your order if we are shipping within California. If PLASTICA is not collecting your state’s taxes, you are expected to comply with your state’s current laws regarding purchases over the Internet.
Cancelled orders once processed and packed are assessed a 15% restocking fee. PLASTICA reserves the right to cancel any order.
Please not that the product weight indicated on our site reflects the shipping weight per item. We are currently shipping to USA addresses only. All orders are shipped UPS ground unless otherwise specified. In stock orders received Monday – Friday are shipped within 48 hours. Orders needing express shipping quotes must be placed by 12PM PST in order to process that same day. Certain items drop shipped from manufacturer may have an earlier cutoff time. Please call us at (323) 655-1051 (if possible) to be certain of a rush status and make a note on your order form. We will quote shipping ASAP. Express shipments placed on Friday afternoon, Saturday and Sunday will be quoted the following Monday. Express packages do NOT ship out on Saturdays. Assume express shipping delivery requests DO NOT include weekend days. For example, a 2-DAY delivery leaving Friday will be delivered on Tuesday. Please visit UPS.com for official UPS shipping tables. UPS does not deliver to PO Boxs. Upon placement of order, please check your confirmation email immediately to insure “ship to” address is correct. Should the address be incorrect, please contact PLASTICA immediately. Once a package has been shipped, there will be a $20 redirect charge should the address need to be changed while in transit. Shipping costs from PLASTICA will not be refunded or credited under any circumstances. All costs for return shipment are the responsibility of the customer, unless otherwise stated. “Delivery Time” is an estimate of time needed to receive your item if you live in the continental United States. A delivery time of “Quick” usually means that the item is in stock and can be ordered for faster delivery (2nd day, or 3-day) if necessary. All delivery times are estimates for UPS ground delivery. A 12-16 week delivery time usually means that the item must be ordered (or is currently on order) from overseas and there are additional factors that may cause delay with the shipment, such as factory delays and customs clearance. These are usually built into the estimated delivery time. International orders take longer to process due to required bank authorization. All shipping charges are quoted before shipment of the merchandise. PLASTICA requests approval from the customers before charges are made to the credit card. All customs and duties are the responsibility of the purchaser. Please check with your customs office for possible charges. We ship international orders only by air due to tracking requirements and less possibility of damage. Air charges are based on dimensional weight, rather than physical weight, therefore all orders need to be ready for shipment before a freight quote can be given. For international shipping, please call us at (323) 655-1051. There is a 15% cancellation fee for drop shipments directly from the manufacturer. This charge is effective once an order is processed and the manufacturer is notified. The customer will be notified of stock status on all direct shipments and no shipment will be backordered unless approval is given by the customer. PLASTICA can not responsible for any delays, shortages, or errors by the manufacturer, and we will do our best to see that the customer receives the most reliable service possible • PLASTICA actively recycles shipping materials in an effort to reduce waste produced by the company. • PLASTICA does not offer gift wrapping services for online orders.