news+finds
updated January 15, 2017

flagAZ Awards

Designers and students can enter concepts developed or presented for the first time in 2016 to win AZ Awards. Deadline: February 21.

flagA Day's work

Domus magazine reports on the Arts University Bournemouth (UK) exhibit about designer Lucienne Day's life and work.

flagWork where

Festool's Frank Jaksch demonstrates the corner and flat connector system for the DOMINO XL DF 700 joining machine.

flagTenon tests

An article in BioResources journal studies the strength of mortice and tenon joints in chair frames.

flagFestival features

Toronto's Offsite Festival releases this year's schedule of events. January 16-22.

flagBed blight

Business in Vancouver discovers how two local businesses succesfully recycle wood, steel and foam from discarded mattresses.

flagSustainable suggestions

Tommy Papaioannou, London-based Greek furniture designer, outlines his Manufesto for sustainable furniture design.

flagView V&A

The Victoria and Albert Museum shows highlights from its furniture galleries.

flagOffice plans

Azure magazine features the work of Keilhauer, the family-run Canadian office furniture manufacturer established in 1979.

flagIn memorium

The New Canaan Advertiser reports Danish-American furniture designer Jens Risom passed away December 9, seven months after celebrating his 100th birthday.

flagDesign scene

Online retailer SMOW lists five new design exhibitions in Copenhagen, Weimar, N├╝rnberg, London and Munich.

flagChinese compliance

Lawyers Paolo Beconcini and Vittorio Franzese of global legal practice, Squire Patton Boggs, give an overview of industrial design protection in China.

flagHans heard

Damn Design magazine talks to Dutch designer Ineke Hans about her studio work in Arnhem and London.

flagKey concepts

The 250-page reference publication, Design: The Key Concepts, by Catherine McDermott provides definitions of design terminolgy from advertising through youth culture.

flagBook pick

Published by Promopress, Eco Design: Furniture, by Ivy Lui and Jian Wong, provides an illustrated overview of furniture from around the world designed with recycled and natural materials.

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