This UK publication documents the benefits of health and safety practices in the higher accident-prone furniture industry.
Treehugger reports Semihandmade, a California company that makes custom doors to fit Ikea cabinets, removed its booth from Toronto's Interior Design Show when Ikea Canada claimed infringement of its name and trademark.
The CBC produced this video about the steam bending procedures at Krug Furniture in Kitchener, Ontario.
Interni magazine looks at the future of Turin-based Italian manufacturer Gebrüder Thonet Vienna and how it descended from Michael Thonet's Vienna-based company founded in 1853.
UK furniture store Heal's features six world-renowned designers working in-store to create modern chair designs using the traditional English craft of bodging. To February 15.
The Tyee reports that from 2009 to 2013 annual raw log exports in British Columbia jumped from under 2.5 million to well over 6.5 million cubic metres.
Designers and students can enter concepts developed or presented for the first time in 2014 to win AZ Awards. Deadline: February 20.
Konstantin Grcic heads the jury of the 2015 Young Balkan Designers contest, open to designers in 14 Balkan countries. Deadline: February 28.
Canadian Interiors magazine reports how office furniture manufacturer Teknion applied lab-controlled studies of sit-stand workstations to their new Livello Counterbalance table.
Icon Magazine names five nominees for its 2014 Furniture Design of the Year Award.
Housed in UK's Arts University Bournemouth, the Museum of Design in Plastics (MoDiP) comprises 12,500 artefacts that provide a comprehensive history of natural and synthetic plastics used in design.
All UK firms certified by the Industry Sustainability Programme can compete for the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers Sustainability Awards. Deadline: February 27.
Designers in Euro-Mediterranean countries can submit their environmental projects for the Catalonia Ecodesign awards. Deadline: February 28.
Italian furniture manufacturer Molteni&C publishes the work of celebrated Italian architect Gio Ponti in their 48-page catalogue.
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