The American Hardwood Export Council, Benchmark Furniture, and the Design Museum challenge nine international designers to create a table and seating for working from home.
Manchester, UK-based Tim Denton designed a flexible furniture collection for use in exhibitions and retail stores.
A scan from the HathiTrust Digital Library shows the catalogue from a modern furniture exhibit at the Rhode Island School of Design in 1948.
Sanne Blauw's research finds "when people know more facts or have more skills, they have more resources from which to draw when deluding themselves," but a sense of curiosity helps them be more receptive to new information.
US or Canadian furniture projects that use FSC certified wood are eligible for the FSC Leadership Award. Deadline: September 25.
MIT mechanical engineer and continuing student, Connie Liu, provides her top seven reasons for design education's importance.
UK's Tribune Magazine investigates the labour practices at Ikea Glasgow.
Dexigner blog reviews the Vancouver Art Gallery exhibit, Modern in the Making: Post-War Craft and Design in British Columbia. Until January 03.
Umbra and DesignTO challenges Canadian designers with the Work/Life prototype contest for solutions to our live-at-work environment during COVID-19. Deadline: September 25.
Traditional office furniture manufactures explain how COVID-19 restrictions increased demand for home office products.
Vancouver-based Prepac Manufacturing Ltd. plans to expand its Ready-to-Assemble furniture line with a new $27.1 million facility in Whitsett, North Carolina.
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.
The Correspondent, online platform for "unbreaking news," contributes an article on how materials, like concrete, steel, plastic and fertilizer, shape our world.
Ikea's museum includes back issues of its catalogue (from the 1950s onward) published for over 70 years in Älmhult, Sweden.
Kathleen Meaney's essay in the DesignObserver examines how African motifs and culture influenced Western design development.
ART VIEW surveys the exhibit, From Thonet to Dutch Design, at Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum. Until March 21.
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