Material Matters: New Materials in Design discusses the vast range of materials that are available to us today and highlights the advances predicted to prove seminal in the future. The six chapters are divided by chemical composition—Metals, Glasses, Ceramics, Polymers, Composites, and material Futures—and with every material featured, the book stresses the relevance of physical material properties. Material Matters is an invaluable showcase of the materials that have been developed to date, as well as those that will shape the future.
Trade paperback. 240 pages.