Product Design Department: Chair – C. Martin Smith papers

CF, 02/2007
Art Center College of Design Archives 2014-04-10

Title: Product Design Department: Chair – C. Martin Smith papers
Identifier/Call Number: RG 31.01.01
Date: 1987-2006
Physical Description: 3 linear feet (6 boxes)
Contributing Institution: Art Center College of Design Archives

Biography/Organization History

Smith, C. Martin

Scope and Content Note

These Product Design Department files consist of files created by C. Martin Smith, Product Design Department Chair from 1987.

The bulk of the collection is sponsored projects and student work files. The sponsored projects (later known as Funded Educational Projects) files document product design projects from 1994 to 2003. The student work files contain samples of sketches, product ideas and class projects.

There are a few administrative files, consisting mainly of lists of students in product design classes. The computer files (almost all of which are on compact disc) are mainly those created by students to support their class work and sponsored projects.

The videotape cassettes, mainly student presentations, have been individually cataloged (VID0303–VID0335). There are many photographs, slides, and transparencies which have been removed to the photograph files. Most are slides of sponsored projects and student work.


The collection is divided into the following series:

Series 1: Administrative Files

Series 2: Sponsored Projects

Series 3: Student Work

Series 4: Computer Files

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Smith, C. Martin
Product Design Department
Product design
Product Design Department--Sponsored projects
Product Design Department--Student works
Sponsored projects
Student works

Related Material

RG 31 Product Design Department Collection

Conditions of Use

Copyright held by Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, Calif.). No restrictions. Collection is open for research by appointment.