Nikolaj Steenfatt used a 100 per cent natural technique to harden the leather shell of his Hardened Leather Chair to win first prize in the 2014 Green Furniture Awards.
Polish design and research studio Zieta Prozessdesign describe their various experiments with sheet metal forming to create more rigid structures.
Greenbiz.it reports FSC suspended the certification granted to IKEA for old-growth forest harvesting north of Karelia on the border between Russia and Finland.
The Cradle to Cradle Products Institute lists over 20 chairs in its registry of certified products.
Zeev Aram, now 82 and opened his "eponymous" London furniture store 50 years ago, talks to the Guardian about design and taste.
New York–based City Softwalks developed a range of urban street furniture that attaches to sidewalk sheds with a standard scaffold clamp.
Toronto's annual Canadian Home Furnishings Market (held at Mississauga’s International Centre) moves its traditional January exhibition date to June 4 – 7, 2015.
Designmuseum Denmark marks the 100-year anniversary of Hans J. Wegner's birth with a large exhibition and pdf brochure. Until November 2.
London's Geffrey Museum hosts Useful + Beautiful, an exhibition of designs for the home by established and emerging UK talent. April 29 – August 25.
The juried BKLYN DESIGNS exhibit returns to St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn's DUMBO district to showcase the work of local contemporary furniture, lighting and accessories designers. May 09 – 11.
"Deyan Sudjic, director of the Design Museum [London] and the author of a new book, B is for Bauhaus, explores the many meanings of design, from the political and social to the seductions of aesthetics and salesmanship."
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