New Materials from MCX | October MMU


Download our October MMU to view the newest materials juried into our library. From floor tiles manufactured from cork and felt, to bio-based phase change materials, to decorative glass panels with etched patterns, these materials represent the latest and greatest additions to our library.

Join Material ConneXion today for complete access to over 7,500 advanced and innovative materials. Learn more about membership benefits.

Order Your Material (R)evolution: Design Report NowĀ 

The fourth report in Material ConneXion’s Material (R)evolution series,Ā Design, is available now! This report answers questions about how material innovation influences design, and how the knowledge of new materials and processes changes the way we approach design problems. Additionally, it provides a broad overview of the research teams, companies, materials, technologies and processes that are affecting today’s design trends, as well as those of the future.Ā Through November 30, receive a special price of $300 per report, or $999 for all four reports.Ā 

MaterialConneXion.RetailDesignCollectiveMaterial ConneXion to Participate in A.R.E. Retail Design Collective

From December 2-4, Material ConneXion will participate in theĀ Association for Retail Environments’ Retail Design Collective . Headquartered at 125 W. 18th St. (the Metropolitan Pavilion), the show is a collection of the world’s top visual suppliers coming together to showcase the latest visual products and trends. Visit us to learn more about our unique and sustainable materials.

Material ConneXion Spotlight EventMaterialConneXion.spotlight event

On Thursday, October 22, Material ConneXion hosted our third bi-annual Spotlight event. We welcomed special guest Rodrigo Rodriquez, Chairman of Material ConneXion Italia and President of Material ConneXion Bilbao, our newest office opening in November in Spain. Guests enjoyed Spanish-themed tapas and Spanish wine, and mingled with 14 of the most innovative manufacturers in our library. Stay tuned for our next event in April!

MaterialConneXion.Toray UltrasuedeĀ®Toray UltrasuedeĀ®

With the soft texture and feel of premium suede, UltrasuedeĀ®-a brand of Toray, a global developer of advanced fibers and materials-offers broad functionality and the unparalleled quality of ultramicrofiber technology. Its responsibly engineered design includes partially plant-based products, and its highly adaptable versatility can be used for furniture, interior design, automobile and aircraft upholstery, fashion, sports gear and even cases and accessories for smartphones and mobile devices.