MaterialDriven is a design agency and materials library.
With a curated range of materials in our collection, our expertise lies in locating and sourcing innovative materials, as well as understanding their applications, and impact across industries. This collection serves as the basis for strategic projects and connections that we enable– between the developers of new materials and those seeking to learn about and apply them.
To clients, we offer our extensive knowledge of cutting-edge and sustainable materials, and our large, global network of material manufacturers and makers. Leveraging our skills as designers, we are able to deliver resources, prototypes, final products and experiences.
Our services and projects cover three categories–
Consulting or Commercial work.
Our knowledge of materials currently serves an array clients and partners, including:
Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands
Real Estate Developers
Architecture and Design Studios
Universities and Schools
Trade Shows and Conferences
Materials manufacturers and hubs
A. Education and Curation:
Curated Exhibitions and Installations
Educational Talks and Seminars (including guest lectures)
Hands-on workshops with materials, and making
Setting up of Materials Libraries or ‘Inspiration Walls’
B. Consulting and Commercial:
Market Intelligence Exercises and Reports
Material Art Consulting
Our publicly accessible materials library–based in Central London serves as a platform for both streams of our work. To learn more about our past projects and clients, click here.
A women-owned business with extensive combined experience in architecture, fashion and product development. To learn more about our leadership, click here.
Headquartered in London, in 2019 we are setting up offices in the US and Spain.