The Materials Room is usually open from 12pm to 3pm Monday to Friday during term-time for University staff and students. Please see the box below for the weekly opening times.
Please contact the email ACILibrarian@mdx.ac.uk to make an appointment outside these hours but still within our core hours on Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm, or for more information about the using the Special Collections.
This is a collection of several thousands of product samples from manufacturers, focusing on new and exciting materials for buildings and interiors. Samples range from floor tiles, glass, wood, plastics to fabrics and paint swatches. Brilliant for interior architecture but also offering ideas for textures, surfaces and materials for all designers. Most samples in the collection can be borrowed for a period of two weeks or more from the Materials Room.
For further information, please contact ACILibrarian@mdx.ac.uk