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Color and Materials Library: Featured Materials

Moving Color Studios

11/13/2017

This week’s #materialmonday features the incredible Northern Lights heat sensing tile from Moving Color Studios! Black at room temperature, these dynamic tiles move through the color spectrum when temperature is applied.
Check them out and other Moving Color products at the Color and Materials Library on the ninth floor of the Taubman Center!

Cambridge Architectural Mesh

11/6/2017

This #materialmonday features Ritz Metal Mesh from Cambridge Architectural.
This metal mesh is versatile, sustainable, and durable, with incomparable aesthetic styles. Samples of Cambridge Architectural‘s metal mesh can be found in the Colors and Materials Library on the ninth floor of the Taubman Center.

Cork Fabric

10/30/2017

This week’s #materialmonday is Cork Fabric from Villani Leonello Cork Fabric
Their cork fabrics are extremely flexible, soft, and offered in a wide range of natural textures, colors, and prints! Find it on their website or samples here at the Colors and Materials Library on the 9th floor in the Taubman Building!

Kriskadecor

10/9/17

Creative and colorful chain links from Kriskadecor are this week’s material highlight for#materialmonday
Small aluminum links available in all colors and in either brilliant or satin finishes for making screen dividers, wall art, and more!
Check them out and other materials at the Colors and Materials Library on the 9th floor of the Taubman Center

 

 

 

 

Other related materials in the CML:

etee

10/23/2017
etee provides reusable, compostable, and plastic-free food wraps. These non-toxic wraps form a protective, breathable and antimicrobial seal. Made from beeswax, tree resin, organic jojoba, and essential oils, that protects produce, cheese, bowls, and sandwiches!
Check them out at the Color and Materials Library on the ninth floor of the Taubman Center.

MuSkin

 

9/26/2017

A favorite for this week's #materialmonday, Muskin, also known as mushroom leather!
Totally non-toxic and extracted from the mushroom hat. It can absorb and release moisture and it's breathable!
Find this material and others in the Colors and Materials library on the 9th floor at the Taubman Center! #MuSkin

Reindeer Moss

 

9/18/2017

 

 

It's time for another #materialmonday!

 

This week's material is Reindeer Moss. We have samples from Polarmoss Ltd and Nordgröna

 

 

It is used as a maintenance-free, fire retardant, and sound absorbing interior design material. They come in a large array of vivid colors.

 

 

Find it and other materials in the C&M library on the 9th floor of the Taubman building!

 

 

Stikwood

 

10/2/2017

stikwood brings us this week’s #materialmonday 
They provide the world’s first peel and stick wood planking made from reclaimed and sustainable wood. Samples of their reclaimed weathered wood, reclaimed sports floor, and many more can be found here at the Colors and Materials Library on the 9th floor of the Taubman Center

Snail Excrements

 

9/11/2017

This week, our featured material is Snail Excrements made by Lieske Schreuder from the Netherlands
"Tiles with a malleable, rough, textured surface made from dyed snail excrement."
Application: Flooring
Find it and other materials here in the Colors and Materials Library!