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This page will offer you guidance as to where you might find specific resources and services both on campus and elsewhere. If you have a specific question or are aware of a resource you feel would be useful to the community, please share it with the program coordinator, and they will include it on this list. To review the School of Design’s production resources, visit their site here.

General Art + Design Supplies

Artist & Craftsman Supply
This is an employee-owned art supply store that has a wide selection of general art and design supplies at decent prices.
307 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Blick Art Materials
This is an art supply store that has a wide selection of general art and design supplies, which also offers a 10% discount to Pratt students.
536 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205

Apple Art Supply
This is a locally owned art supply store that has a wide selection of general art and design supplies. The selection is tailored to serve the needs of the different programs offered at Pratt, from Art to Architecture. If you don’t see it – ask for it.
321 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205

Soho Art Materials
This is a locally owned art supply store that is geared towards fine artists but worth checking out.
3 Wooster St, New York, NY 10013

Model-Making Supplies

The Compleat Sculptor
Sculpting, molding, and casting tools and supplies as well as a knowledgeable staff to offer guidance.
90 Vandam Street, New York, NY 10013

Canal Plastics Center
Plastic sheet materials for heat forming, cutting, and gluing as well as glues and polishing tools. Plastic extrusions, plastic mirrors, vinyl sheets, and other decorative films.
345 Canal Street, New York, NY 10013

Canal Rubber
Slabs and sheets of foam. Sheets of rubber, vinyl, and latex. Tubes in an array of sizes and materials.
329 Canal St, New York, NY 10013

Rio Grande Jewelry Tools
Jewelry-making tools are excellent for fine handwork when making comps. Tools offered include saws, drills, files, and other shaping tools.

Bell Forest Figured and Exotic Hardwoods
A broad range of solid woods in a variety of species.

Mood Fabrics
Fabric, leather, buttons, fasteners, and trims.
225 W 37th St 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10018

McMaster Carr
If you can think of it – tools, hardware, fasteners, equipment, and materials – they probably have it.

3D Prints and Scans

Pratt 3D Print Lab
This on-campus facility offers 3D printing in plastic, wax, and resin. You can prepare and upload your file through the one.pratt portal.  They also offer 3D scanning.
Pratt Brooklyn Campus, Engineering Building, Second Level, Room 211

This online printing portal offers a broader range of materials and printing methods. This ranges from the most common and affordable printing process – Fused Deposition Modeling(FDM)  to more expensive and higher quality processes including Selective Laser Sintering(SLS), Stereolithography(SLA), and Material Jetting processes.

This online printing portal offers access to a network of 3D printing service providers and a broad range of materials and printing methods.

A Manahattan based 3D printing resource. Offers high quality prints at a very high price. For your money you get great quality and a quick turnaround.

2D Prints and Scans

There are a variety of places to get prints of your work on campus. Different facilities have slightly different offerings. Nearly all of your 2D print jobs can be submitted through the one.pratt portal and picked up at the location you sent the print for output.

2D Printing Center
This on-campus facility offers standard and large format full-color printing on a wide variety of substrates including paper, fabric and wood veneer. The center may be willing to work with you if you have a special request. This facility also houses the Roland Versa UV printer which can print full-color, print white ink, apply spot varnishes, as well as score and cut the final output. You can download the manual which describes how to set up files for the Roland here.
Pratt Brooklyn Campus, Engineering Building, Second Level, Room 209

Imaging Center
This on-campus facility offers standard and large-format full-color printing on a more limited set of substrates. This facility also houses the Risograph duplicator, which requires training and approval for access. You can also edit, scan and trim work at the center.
Pratt Brooklyn Campus, Steuben Hall, Fourth Floor, Room 402

Materials Cut Using Computer-Controlled Equipment

Pratt ZUND Digital Cutting
Digital Cutting of materials that don’t lend themselves to either laser cutters or CNC, such as fabric, corrugated board, and foam…to name a few. The cutting, scoring, and perforating tools are selected based on the type of manipulation the material requires. This cutting equipment is located in the basement of the engineering building in the ITL Lab.
Pratt Brooklyn Campus, Engineering Building, Lower Level, Room 200

CNC Cutting
Computer Numerical Control(CNC) allows you to cut and shape harder materials such as wood, foam, plastic, and soft metals(eg. aluminum) using high-speed rotating cutting bits. It can be used to cut out a 2D profile or it can carve a surface in a 2.5D profile.

Pratt Laser Cutting
This process can be used to manipulate an array of materials with an extremely high level of detail. The depth of the cut range from a shallow surface cut to a cut all the way through the material. This is managed when the file is set up in Illustrator.
Pratt Brooklyn Campus, Steuben Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 315

Ponoko Laser Cutting
This online service offers a broad range of materials, including plastics, paperboard, wood, and metals, to choose from. They also have the ability to cut larger pieces and thicknesses. In addition to cutting, they also can laser-etch and laser-score materials.

Stock 3D CAD Files

Offers a limited selection of free high-quality 3D files of products, furniture, and lighting. Additional access to all models available with a subscription.

Offers a broad array of 3D models including common packaging forms for individual purchase. You can also upload your 3D models for sale on the site.

Also offers quite a broad array of 3D models including common packaging forms for both individual model purchases and collections of models. Uses a credit purchasing system that often requires you to buy more credits than you need to cover the cost of a model.

Offers 3D models, textures, brushes, and HDRIs for purchase using a credit system.

Offers projects by Makerbot community members for download and printing.

Comp Houses

These professional service bureaus offer fully realized packaging comps as well as components of comps such as foil/color transfers, silk screen printing, and an array of other services. These services are expensive.


Guy Conti

MW Studios

Color by Numbers

Pojo Models