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Design: Overview

This research guide is designed to provide help locating materials and resources in the fields taught in the School of Design.

Featured Collections

Letterform Archive 

Letterform Archive, a non-profit center for typography and lettering located in San Francisco, now offers open access to nearly 1,500 objects and 9,000 hi-fi images in their Online Archive.

Library Stack logo

"Library Stack is an online database of digital publications from the visual arts, focusing on overlooked ephemera such as artists’ ebooks, podcasts, filmed lectures, field recordings, typefaces, PDF journals and software."



Virtual Museum of Socialist Era Graphic Design in Bulgaria

SOCMUS is a virtual museum that presents different sections of the Bulgarian graphic design from the socialist era /1944-1989/.

Archives & Special Collections


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Jill Chisnell
413 Hunt Library
Carnegie Mellon University Libraries
4909 Frew Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 268-6330