Judson Beaumont, designer extraordinaire and founder of Vancouver's Straight Line Designs Inc., died at age of 59, leaving a legacy of fanciful furniture and camaraderie with the local design community.
The non-profit organization Be Original Americas offers two six-week furniture design fellowships for US second-year and third-year undergrad students. Deadline: March 27.
The Guardian exposes how the recent surge in online mattress retailers worldwide adds to the problems of an already overloaded recycling industry.
The Bard Graduate Center Gallery, New York, hosts Eileen Gray: An Architect-Designer in France, the first in-depth exhibition in the US to examine the total oeuvre of designer and architect.
The Guardian reports on the dangers to human health and the environment from toxic flame retardants in upholstery foams and textiles.
The Paris-based French Design Lab offers a flexible coworking space that inspires collaboration between designers, publishers, manufacturers and office specialists (translation by Microsoft Bing).
The website for German manufacturer Knapp GmbH lists a range of furniture hardware that may interest designers from other countries.
Canadian Interiors reports Keilhauer acquired Edmonton-based furniture manufacturer Division Twelve, which industrial designer Geof Lilge founded in 2017.
The UK's Architect's Journal gives a short list of entrants for Sitting Pretty, a public bench design contest LFA/NetworkRail sponsors.
Metropolis magazine looks at the "still largely unknown" career of Begian-born architect Henry van de Velde.
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