International collection of contemporary buildings: housing, schools, libraries, office buildings, museums, sacred buildings, industrial complexes, hospitals and other building types; approx. 5000 drawings and 2000 photos.
Covers both new designers and the development of design and the applied arts since the mid-19th century, surveying disciplines including ceramics, glass, jewellery, wood, metalsmithing, graphic design, fashion and clothing, textiles, furniture, interior design, architecture, computer aided design, Web design, computer-generated graphics, animation, product design, industrial design, garden design, and landscape architecture.
Provides information about more than 8,000 artists, architects, designers, craftspeople, artists and design-related organizations that were influential in the 20th century world of design. Dates covered: 1894-1986.
Resources to help design and build construction projects to minimize ecological impact and maximize economic performance. Includes GreenSpec Guideline specifications by CSI classification, LEED Credits, Green Building Products, over 200 High Performance Building Case Studies.
Indexes more than 100 design-related journals (many ceased publication) but are important to design concepts in the early 20th century. International coverage in the fields of industrial and product design, architecture, interior design, furniture design, ceramics, glass, jewelry, metalsmithing, fashion and textile design, graphic design, etc.