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Give your students access to a whole new world of materials

Over 100,000 students worldwide have access to our Materials Library and online database through their university’s Academic Access Subscriptions. With libraries on three continents, we are the go-to resource for designers of all disciplines - industrial, furniture, packaging, graphics, fashion, interior design, landscape architecture and transportation - looking for the latest new materials. 

A variety of cost-effective Academic Memberships are available based on the size of your institution and your research needs.


Join Today and Get Access To

  • Over 7,000 of today's most innovative materials
  • 24/7 access to a comprehensive online database
  • Monthly updates on 50-60 new materials
  • Special onsite academic programs
  • Subscription to MATTER magazine 

For pricing and more information, contact

Michael LaGreca
T. 917-934-2910
E. mlagreca@materialconnexion.com


Expand Education On-site


Library Leasing 
Create your own on-site Materials Library of rotating material samples developed around your school's curricula.  Our unique display system provides easy access to material samples and information. 

Active Matter™  Shipped directly to your school four times a year, Active Matter is an indispensable tool for anyone in the creative disciplines.  Each quarterly materials box provides a hand-picked selection of the latest materials and creative inspiration from the world's leading materials experts.

Some of our Current Academic Subscribers

Academy of Art San Francisco
Art Center College of Design
The Art Institutes (all campuses)
California College of the Arts
California State University, Chico
Cape Peninsula Institute of Technology (South Africa)
Central St. Martins College of Art & Design
Columbia University
Cornell University
Cranbrook Academy
Domus Academy (Italy)
Universidad EAFIT (Colombia)
Fashion Institute of Technology
Fasion Institute of Design and Merchandising (all campuses)
Glasgow Metropolitan College
Goldsmiths College, University of London
LIM College
London College of Fashion
Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Pratt Institute
Parsons, New School for Design
Ravensbourne College of Design (UK)
Rhode Island School of Design
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Savannah College of Art & Design
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Southern California Institute of Architecture
Southern Polytechnic University
University of California, Berkeley
University of Toronto
University of the Arts London
Unitec New Zealand
VCU School of the Arts Qatar
Yale University

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