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Materials Resources

This page is just for reference.

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Inventables - Inventables

Material Connexion - Material Connexion

Optional: To set up a personal account (with Otis email) which will enable you to save materials and searches, click here.

 

Databases

Materia - database with manufacturers contact info.

Materio  - costs a lot to join, but the pictures are nice.

Core77  - There's an RSS Feed on this blog that could be good for this page...

http://www.archello.com/en/materials

http://ecolect.net/ - sustainable

http://hellomaterialsblog.ddc.dk/

http://www.materialslibrary.org.uk/MaterialsLibrary/about.htm

http://www.mindsetsonline.co.uk/index.php - has materials you can order, like inventables. REALLY fun stuff.

http://www.material-lab.co.uk/blog/category/materials/

http://www.matrec.it/en/ -  requires subscription, education discount.

CCA Material Library - nice database, open

Wearable Technology

MaterialProject.org  - a material and building reference

Materials for Designers

Style Park  - database of materials with manufacturer info.

 

Blogs

Transmaterial - blog.

http://ecolect.net/blog/ - blog

http://www.architerials.com/ - blog about new materials

Harvard Material Library blog

 

Sustainability

http://www.bpiworld.org/

http://extranet.kingston.ac.uk/rematerialise/search-materials/search.asp - nice searchable. must register, though.

http://inhabitat.com/products-2/  - a nice blog with new products