Conran & Co., Ernest Race and Timothy Rendle designed the original furnishings for the P&O liner Canberra, launched in 1960.
Be Original America's video compares the strength between Arne Jacobsen's original Series 7 formed plywood chair and two knock-offs.
Woodstock, Ontario, manufacturer Maglin Site Furniture introduces the FORO chair and table in a choice of colours and laser-cut patterns.
Sweden's Green Furniture Award invites submissions of furniture with "outstanding sustainable design" currently not in production. Deadline November 1.
This 82-page booklet reports on core competency training initiatives for upholsterers and cabinetmakers in Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Poland and Romania.
The UK's Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) publishes nine key statements from their recent report on micro businesses.
The UK's Guardian newspaper's The Material World series recently included plywood with the moniker Wood 2.0.
The Singapore Furniture Industries Council invites entries from around the world for jury by an international panel of designers for their 2016 Furniture Awards. Deadline: August 10.
The design brief for the 2015 Andreu International Design Award requests a seat and/or table that meets technical parameters the Spanish company established. Deadline: November 30.
John Tierney in Atlantic Monthly reports how "makerspaces, fab labs" and other technology incubators support local manufacturing economies in the US.
The EU Furniture Market Situation and a Possible Furniture Products Initiative, an EU report, contains world furniture growth rates in billions of euros (above), per cent year-to-year change (below) and other useful statistics.
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