Special Collections: Materials Collection at the Frances Loeb Library
The GSD Materials Collection, housed in the Frances Loeb Library's Special Collections, is a collection of material samples. This guide goes beyond the collections of the Frances Loeb Library to highlight additional material research resources.
Material Order SEARCH is the collaborative online materials catalog that currently searches the materials collections of the Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).
The primer serves as an introduction for students investigating material topics in design and describes the organizational structure of the Materials Collection at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD). Basic material terms and definitions provide a point of departure for students seeking more advanced resources.