Inventables: Find New Materials

Inventables is a Chicago-based resource/store that showcases groundbreaking innovations in the material world. They include everything from Temperature Sensitive Fabrics to Glass, Heat Shielding Gels, Luminescent materials, Shape Memory Polymers and much more. Advertisements

Materia: Materialize the Future

Netherlands-based Materia not only features the latest from innovative materials and artists who use them but also has a materials search engine that links you to the companies that produce these materials, for free! (You must sign up first in order to access the free search engine). One of their featured artists is Berlin-based … Continue reading

Lasting Impressions: Printing & Engraving Samples

Engraving Samples from MC Charters/The Aries Group. Check it out: Room 530! Embossing, Debossing, Metallic Ink burnishings, and many more.

Hello OCAD U!

This is a simple blog to update you on the latest samples coming in the Materials Lab. We are located at Room 530 on the fifth floor at 100 McCaul Street. Feel free to drop by, check out our samples, use our Photography/Lighting Lab or suggest materials you would like the lab to order! Drop … Continue reading