Date of Award

Fall 10-31-2014

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Industrial Design

Department

Industrial Design

Abstract

With the generous support of the RISD Grad Studies|Grant I traveled to London, England to deepen my thesis research of material libraries. This opportunity allowed me to visit the resources that inspired my enthusiasm for materials and to challenge the questions I posed in my thesis research, How we, artists and designers, learn from materials in the context of the library? The sources explored within this book highlight a growing community of academic and research based material collections in London, along with some exceptional exhibitions of materials and process in the context of the museum and archive.

Comments

An extension of the graduate written thesis Material Potential | Recontextualizing Material Libraries by Diana Wagner, MID 2014. This project was made possible through the RISD Graduate Studies|Grants program.

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

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