Art & Design
Assistant Professor Liz Gruchala-Gilbert is the liaison librarian for Art & Design
Office: #129 Main floor of the Library
Need articles? Search in the Databases!
Need help? Ask a Librarian
Seattle Area Museums
Seattle Art Museum (Downtown): Students $9 with ID
First Thursdays (everyone)
Second Fridays (ages 13-19
with ID, 5-9pm)
Frye Art Museum (First Hill) : Always free to everyone!
Bellevue Arts Museum - Arts, Crafts, Design : Students $7 with ID
(everyone, 11am - 8pm)
Tacoma Art Museum : Students $8 with ID
Third Thursdays (5-8pm)
Bibliography of the History of Art - Search for articles (1973 - 2009); free to all.
International Bibliography of Art - Search for articles (1960 - present); SPU log-in required for off-campus access.
Art Images for College Teaching (AICT) - "AICT is intended primarily to disseminate images of art and architectural works in the public domain on a free-access, free-use basis to all levels of the educational community, as well as to the public at large. The images displayed on this site have been photographed on location by the author, who consents to their use in any application that is both educational and non-commercial in nature."
Art Babble - art on video, video on art; from the Indianapolis Museum of Art
InformeDesign : Research summaries on design topics from the Univeristy of Minnesota
Larsen: A Living Archive : Images from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts' collection of textiles from Jack Lenor Larsen textile company and design studio
The History of Interior Design : an article by John Pile from Architecture Week
Design Knowledge Research: from the American Society of Interior Designers, features current news and research
Architecture and Interior Design Photo Collection: photographs by Samuel Gottscho and William Schleisner, 1935-1955 from the American Memory project, Library of Congress
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Online Collections: includes product design & decorative arts, textiles and wallcoverings.
Design Nation: top British designers show their work
Design Addict's list of Interior Designers: over 1000 designers and studios worldwide
Interiors & Sources Magazine: "excellence in commercial design"