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Biesse Group: technological partner of Milan Design Week 2019

12-04-2019
Milan Design Week, furniture

For fans of design, the most important date in the calendar is here – Milan Design Week is set to be held in Milan in April, just like every year, setting the trends and standards for the furniture and design sector on an international level. An entire week during which the Italian capital of design lives and breathes an atmosphere of …

Bienenstock Furniture Library names 2019 furniture design winners

09-03-2019
furniture, design

Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library board of directors has announced the winners of two design competitions, awarding $5,000 scholarships to scholars to continue their studies in Interior Design and Furniture Design. In addition to $5,000 awards, recipients were given memberships in the International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD) and …

KCD Software launches new website

27-02-2019
KCD Software, woodworking, design

KCD Software, a leading provider of professional custom woodworking and design-to-CNC software for the cabinet and closet industries, has announced the launch of its newly designed website. The completely revamped website features a simplified and streamlined design, improved functionality and enriched content areas. It is designed to support …

Editor’s pickDesign shanghai celebrates Chinese design

22-01-2019
design shanghai, furniture, show preview

Design Shanghai returns to the Shanghai Exhibition Centre from 6-9 March for the sixth edition of Asia’s largest design event. One of the leading events on the global design calendar, Design Shanghai attracts over 400 international brands from 32 countries and provides a platform for exhibitors to present the best and latest products to an …

Editor’s pickSuccessful Industrial Product Design award for new Dieffenbacher knife ring flaker

24-10-2018
Industrial Product Design award, Dieffenbacher, knife ring flaker

The MRZ knife ring flaker is the first collaborative design project of Dieffenbacher’s Wood Business Unit and the Tübingen design firm defortec. Previously, defortec and Dieffenbacher’s Composites Business Unit successfully collaborated on the design of Fibercon, Fiberforge and Fiberpress products. The clear, lightweight and …

Hoa Mai 2019 furniture design competition

22-10-2018
Hoa Mai 2019 furniture design competition, Handicraft and Woodworking Association of Ho Chi Minh City (HAWA), American Hardwood Export Council

By Michael Buckley, Counselor to HAWA Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam -- Sixteen years after the Handicraft and Woodworking Association of Ho Chi Minh City (HAWA) launched its first furniture design completion Hoa Mai, the 2018-2019 competition was launched in October. Platinum sponsor is the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) which has …

Editor’s pickAffordable and beautiful wooden apartments for the lower-income Danish residents

10-10-2018
Dortheavej, northwestern Denmark, Bjarke Ingels Group, Danish non-profit affordable housing association Lejerbo, Danish urban space designer Jan Gehl

Named after its Dortheavej address in the northwestern part of Copenhagen, the five-storey building winds through the area characterised by car repair shops, warehouses and industrial buildings from the 1930s–50s. Bjarke Ingels Group(BIG) was commissioned to design Dortheavej in 2013 by Danish non-profit affordable housing …