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Today, being material-minded is an integral part of the design process. Designers are required to understand how materials impact the design process from start to finish.
You slide into the buttery leather seats of a new car. Your hand grazes the nubby upholstery of an on-trend, acid yellow sofa. Or maybe you’ve just been eyeballing a new pair of black kicks. If designer Kelly Slank has done her job right, you won’t even know she was there.
Color & Materials Design can be applied to just about anything and everything.
Graduate Studies students participated sponsored project with SABIC, a global chemical company. Students explored new opportunities and niche markets for poly-carbonate materials.