Deezen features Design Academy, Eindhoven, graduate Tim Teven's "building block" furniture produced from a recycling company's waste.
A technical report from Prague University investigates the effect of various factors (joint size, adhesives, etc.) on the stiffness of dowel joints.
Designed and manufactured in Québec by Appareil Atelier, the Floe chair consists of a powder-coated steel frame in black or cream.
The Design Exchange and Ontario government invite Ontario undergraduate and graduate design students to enter the Bound Less Post Secondary Design Challenge. Deadline April 02.
Milan's Galleria Rossana Orlandi gallery sponsors the Ro Plastic Prize "to challenge and inspire the design community to think differently about how our things are made." Deadline March 10.
A review of a study in Current Directions in Psychological Science looks at how drawing boosts word memorizing skills, especially in older adults.
Domus magazine profiles architect and furniture designer Alvar Aalto (1898–1976), one of the masters of the Modernist movement.
A booklet from Design Forum Finland describes the objectives of EcoDesign Sprint, a training program for SMEs and design studios interested in applying circular economy principles and practices.
The Winnipeg Trails Association and Storefront Manitoba sponsor a design competition for two benches for the Trans Canada Trail. Deadline February 13.
A search on the word "wood" on MaterialDistrict's database returns dozens of eco-friendly wood fibre panels and other innovative materials.
In the January 2018 Centre for Policy Alternatives report, BC NDP forests minister (1972 - 75) Bob Williams describes the historical plundering of BC's forests by "absentee corporations" and sees solutions in the community-based forests of Creston, Mission and Revelstoke.
furniturelink welcomes ideas for additional entries on design, innovation, technology and sustainability.
© furniturelink 2019 (text and images, except where noted)