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Craft & Material Studies: Overview


Welcome to the Craft and Material Studies Department guide, designed to provide a starting point for research and investigation into the various specialties within the department: Ceramics, Fiber & Textiles, Furniture, Glass, and Metalsmithing & Jewelry. Use the tabs on the left to navigate to various resources; if you are looking for information related to a class outside of the department, another guide may be more appropriate.


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  • In-depth research 
  • Analysis of an issue's context
  • Historical information  


  • Narrowly focused analysis
  • Detailed findings from individual studies
  • Current information on a topic

Images and Videos:

  • Visual learning option
  • Technology instruction
  • Curated image collections provide high-quality images for research

Untitled by Ruth Asawa, 1950s

     Quick Links:

     Library catalog HERE.
     Craft & Material Studies databases HERE.
     Luna image collection HERE.

College for Creative Studies website