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updated January 21, 2015

News Krug bends

The CBC produced this video about the steam bending procedures at Krug Furniture in Kitchener, Ontario.

Find Pioneer Ponti

Italian furniture manufacturer Molteni&C publishes the work of celebrated Italian architect Gio Ponti in their 48-page catalogue.

News Market brief

A UK parliamentary working group produced a briefing paper that examines the market and regulatory barriers impeding remanufacturing development.

News Cooper Hewitt returns

After three years of extensive renovations, New York's Cooper Hewitt reopened on December 12 with 60 per cent more gallery space and several new exhibits, including Beautiful Users, with insights into design thinking, ergonomics, anatomy and human behaviour.

News AZ Awards

Designers and students can enter concepts developed or presented for the first time in 2014 to win AZ Awards. Deadline: February 20.

News Mediterranean awards

Designers in Euro-Mediterranean countries can submit their environmental projects for the Catalonia Ecodesign awards. Deadline: February 28.

News Balkan's best

Konstantin Grcic heads the jury of the 2015 Young Balkan Designers contest, open to designers in 14 Balkan countries. Deadline: February 28.

News Libre del Disseny

Recently relocated to a new building in the Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes, the Museu del Disseny de Barcelona offers free access to its collections and exhibits until January 31.

News Sit stand work

Canadian Interiors magazine reports how office furniture manufacturer Teknion applied lab-controlled studies of sit-stand workstations to their new Livello Counterbalance table.

News Where to Thonet?

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.

News UK eco award

All UK firms certified by the Industry Sustainability Programme can compete for the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers Sustainability Awards. Deadline: February 27.

News Chairs on radio

Hosted by Roman Mars, design radio show 99% Invisible presents Edge of Your Seat about the challenge of chair design.

News NZ now

New Zealand's Dowse Art Museum exhibits Modern Revivals: Contemporary New Zealand Furniture, December 13 to March 22.

News Icon selects

Icon Magazine names five nominees for its 2014 Furniture Design of the Year Award.

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