Posts tagged "Design"

Image Class Update

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The last visual refresh to the DLPS Image Class environment updated the layout and styles, but mostly worked the same way. Starting this year, we've been making more drastic changes. These updates were based on what our analytics showed about browser use (larger, wider screens and of course, mobile use) and conversations with collection managers.

Eames Lounge Chair

Digital image of Eames' Lounge Chair and Stool

Charles and Ray Eames were renowned for their chair designs. One of their most famed creations is the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman, designed in 1956 for Michigan's Herman Miller. In addition to online images of the chair, Imageworks has several dvds about the lounge chair available to check out

New Materials!

Our latest shipment from Material ConneXion is here, so we have over 200 new samples of the newest innovative materials for you to examine! Cow rumen, stingray leather, paper made from reclamation of Detroit's brownfields, LED wallpaper, curve-corners for drywall - many sources of inspiration for creative applications by engineering, architecture, and art students and faculty.

Object of the Day

screen shot of Object of the Day web site

Subscribe to "Object of the Day" from the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum - or just bookmark the page. Every day an item from the museum's collection is featured, with a quick description. Featured objects range from posters to textiles to book covers to fans.

Instructional Exchange brought to you by Instructor College Steering Committee

Components of an Active Learning Session

In case you missed it, the Instructor College Steering Committee sponsored an event in December providing an opportunity for library staff to meet with their colleagues and share ideas about instruction. The format of the event was simply designed, providing a casual environment where staff participated in ‘speed sharing,’ listened to three lightening talks, and had the opportunity to share their thoughts in one of three discussion sections. We had twenty-eight participants from all over the...

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