Art and Architecture in Video, an online streaming film collection, delivers over 500 hours of documentaries and interviews illustrating the theory and practice of a variety of art forms and providing the context necessary for critical analysis. The collection spans period and region, including coverage of the Renaissance, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Modern, and Contemporary art. In addition to art history and theory, the collection addresses applied topics such as architectural and graphic design.
This database is the only specialist bibliography available for the study of modern and contemporary art. Covers all art forms, including fine art, digital art, crafts, design and photography. Features full abstracts and indexing from art journals published from the late 1960s onwards.
This database is the premier source of information for all aspects of design and crafts, from textiles and ceramics to vehicle design, advertising and sustainability. Covers journal articles, exhibition reviews and news items from 1973 to the present.
The Artstor Digital Library is an image database featuring an unparalleled range of images from some of the world's leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists in one easily-navigated repository. It is the The most comprehensive image resource available for educational and scholarly use, with many rare and important collections available nowhere else.
Database of eco-friendly materials. Features information on sustainable materials, technologies and manufacturing resources. Assists fields of Industrial Design, Architecture, Interiors, Fashion Design, Art, and Engineering to discover and incorporate better materials into projects.
GreenFILE offers access to information about the human impacts on the environment. It includes content regarding the actions of individuals, corporations and governments impact the environment and how their negative effects can be minimized. Some topics covered are global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and recycling.
Website created by the School of Visual Concepts, Seattle, in cooperation with AIGA Seattle as part of a 2009 workshop. List of tips designers should implement to promote sustainability to their creation process.
Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum is the only museum in the nation devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. Explore its many collections and exhibits, including sustainable design.
Our programs combine unique insight into global trends and local needs with a comprehensive approach to design. We encourage participants to conceive and apply transformative strategies based on a crucial synthesis of whole systems thinking, Nature's fundamental principles, and an ethically driven worldview.