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CMTEL Learning Resources Website

CMTEL has launched its Learning Resources website! Emphasizing a CMF (Color, Material and Finish) Design perspective, the site offers color and material resources for Art Center users. It includes a database of color and material tools available in the lab, color inspiration, emerging trends, as well as material and manufacturing references.

Week 11 | Fall 2022

design for sustainability

About

The Lab’s primary role is to lead and create student learning experiences focused on Color, Material and Finish (CMF) Design, informed by key research trends, and incorporating design for sustainability.

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Resources

The Lab offers color tools, material samples, and product examples to enhance CMF development for the Art Center community. CMTEL’s Learning Resources website empowers users to navigate the lab’s collection of resources.

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Fall 2022 Schedule

MON
TUE
WED
THU
FRI
SAT
8AM – 1PM
PRD 215-03:
Product Design 4
1PM – 5PM
LAB OPEN
To Art Center Community
9AM – 2PM
LAB OPEN
To Art Center Community
4PM – 7PM
HBUS 300-01:
Business of Design
8AM – 1PM
PRD 377-01:
Design for: Hay/Danese/Muji
1PM – 4PM
LAB OPEN
To Art Center Community
4PM – 7PM
HSCI 251-01:
Design for Sustainability
9AM – 2PM
LAB OPEN
To Art Center Community
2PM – 7PM
PRD 309-01:
Design Lab 1
8AM – 1PM
PRD 209-01:
PRO Design Visualization
9AM – 2PM
EGAM 266-01:
System Design for Games

Latest Additions

COLOR
MATERIAL
TREND
PRODUCT
EXHIBIT
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NCS Atlas 2050
The Atlas 2050 binder contains non-removable color samples providing an overview of all standard colors within Natural Colour System (NCS).
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Mazzucchelli Havana Case
The Havana Case contains 24 sample eye fronts and chips of cellulose acetate in Mazzucchelli’s Havana style.
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‘Paper’ Furniture Collection
‘Paper’ is the inaugural furniture and lighting collection of London-based designer David Horan, who innovates with layering handmade paper to create a new applied ‘vegan vellum’.
Product Collection
Nike ISPA Link Footwear
Constructed with interlocking components, the ISPA Link was designed for disassembly and with the intent to use as few materials as possible.
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Materials x Design for Sustainability
The MxDfS exhibit offers material samples and suggested approaches across 8 categories including Biopolymers, Certified, Compostable, Easily Recyclable, Low/Non-Toxic, Recycled Content, Renewable Content, and Waste Material Content.