This Poznan University of Technology, Poland, report describes seven new engineering designs of RTA fasteners for wood panels.
Canadian Architect reports local designers Nicole Marion and Chris Wiebeone win Winnipeg's 2020 Benchmark international design competition with their "humble picnic table."
The Bowater furniture range from UK-based Jan Hendzel Studio uses the TMW (thermally modified wood) process that darkens the colour of many species, though a recent paper from Duzce University, Turkey, reports bleaching solutions restore TMW's natural colour.
Canadian-American documentary filmmaker and writer, Astra Taylor, compiled these tributes to anthropologist and activist David Graeber, who died September 2, 2020, at the age of 59.
Italian design legend Enzo Mari dies one day before his wife, Lea Vergine.
IKEA's ThisAbles project creates solutions for those with special needs and disabilities, including hardware and devices produced using low-cost 3D printers.
The Berlin-based Green Product Award invites students to submit designs with no submission fees. Deadline: October 31 (students) / November 30 (others).
A number of London's largest train stations, including London Bridge and Victoria, display the five winning entries of the 2019 London Festival of Architecture and Network Rail best benches competition.
Cam Brewer interviews ecoforester Herb Hammond, who points out that for every tree cut at BC's Harrop Proctor Community Forest "there's five to seven times the number of jobs produced compared to a tree cut in industrial forestry." (32:30)
The updated Visual Arts Data Service VADS lists over 370 examples of UK and international seating design.
The Narwal reports the Pacific BioEnergy plant in Prince George, BC, received permits to log prime old-growth forest in Lheidli T’enneh First Nation territory for possible use as low-value-added wood pellets.
The UK's Royal Society for Arts sponsors A New Leaf, a £2,000 student design award to develop products that sustainably use local woodland resources. Deadline: March 10.
Dexigner blog reviews the Vancouver Art Gallery exhibit, Modern in the Making: Post-War Craft and Design in British Columbia. Until January 03.
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