Name and location of repository
Level of description
Product Design Department
- 1945- (Creation)
Name of creator
Product design was first taught at Art Center in the 1950s within the Industrial Design curriculum. It became a separate department in 1991.
Product Design Department Chairs are:
C. Martin Smith 1987-2008
Karen Hofmann 2008 - present
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The Product Design Department fonds is a top level archival unit that encompasses everything in the Archives created by the Product Design department. Under the fonds-level are the following collections: Product Design Department collection, Department Chairs collections, and Photograph collection.
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright held by Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, Calif.)
Digital materials and catalog records are made available for educational and research purposes only and cannot be reproduced, distributed, or published without written permission from Art Center College of Design.