All Blog Posts Tagged 'Furniture' (23)

Call to Southern California Furniture Makers - LAX

Early 2016 will see an exhibition of ‘Studio Furniture’ at the Los Angeles Airport — as approved and facilitated by the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs, Public Art Division, in tandem with the Los Angeles World Airports, Arts Exhibition…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 15, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

Four Grants Offered By Furniture Society

This year the Furniture Society is pleased to offer four $2000 grants.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 15, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

Call for Furniture Makers and Lighting Designers

The Furniture Society will partner with…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 15, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments

Stay in Touch: Seven Years of the John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship Exhibition

Exhibition Dates:

August 1 - October 17, 2015

Public Opening:

Friday, September 25, 2015 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm…

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Added by The Society of Arts and Crafts on August 5, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Call for Entries CHAIRS

Exhibition Prospectus and International Call to Artists

The Center for Art in Wood, in Philadelphia, PA, US, is partnering with The Furniture Society to organize an exhibition that showcases contemporary seating. The jurors…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 23, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

NY Times - When Profits Can Become Sawdust

The Furniture Maker Scott McGlasson

The New York Times

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 5, 2015 at 9:18am — No Comments

The Furniture Society - Educational Grant Opportunity

The Furniture Society Educational Grants Program promotes excellence in the furniture field through financial assistance for professional development or special projects of an educational nature. The program is open to all current members of the Furniture Society.

Professional development grants…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 6, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Garry Knox Bennett: Full Circle

VELVET DA VINCI…

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Added by Mike Holmes on September 23, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Jimmie Martin - Furniture Designers - Hand Painted Furniture Specialists

Jimmie Martin Limited is a luxury furniture brand established in London since 2004.

Based in Kensington they have recently expanded into soft furnishings ,wallpapers and lamps. As well as having recently founded a separate…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 8, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship - Application Deadline: July 10, 2014

Call for Applications  …

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 14, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Slow Furniture - Young & Norgate Made in Devon UK

Hard Craft

In a fast moving world we make slow furniture. Every piece we make has had the luxurious ingredient of time mixed in to its being. Add passion, a good amount of graft and an unhealthy dose  of perfectionism and you will get…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 4, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Call: John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship

John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship



Application Deadline: Monday, July 1, 2013


Click here for guidelines and application.
John D. Mineck was a past…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 29, 2013 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Canvas Furniture that Hangs on the Wall

Canvas Furniture that Hangs on Your Wall by YOY furniture

Canvas Furniture that Hangs on Your Wall by YOY furniture

Canvas Furniture that Hangs on Your Wall by YOY furniture

Canvas Furniture that Hangs on Your Wall by YOY furniture

Canvas Furniture that Hangs on Your Wall by YOY furniture

Canvas Furniture that Hangs on Your Wall by YOY furniture

Canvas Furniture that Hangs on Your Wall by YOY furniture

Unveiled at Salon Satellite at the Milan Design Week 2013, Canvas is a set of two-dimensional, lightweight furniture pieces made of wood, aluminum and stretched elastic canvas that can be hung flat…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 2, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Kumeko: Felt Furniture

Not a chair, but you can sit in it… not a floor cushion, but it’s comfortable… not a throw, but it keeps you warm..…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 19, 2013 at 1:09pm — 1 Comment

Call for Furniture Fellowship: John D. Mineck fellowship

Call for Applications

 

$25,000…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 8, 2012 at 10:53am — No Comments

Australian Furniture Maker Ross Annels receives 2012 Crafthaus Scholarship

Crafthaus is happy to announce that Australian furniture maker Ross Annels is the 2012 Crafthaus Scholarship recipient! Congratulations.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 17, 2012 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Furniture Society Conference 2012

FS2012

The deeply held values that account for the life and work choices of the Shakers, the boat builders and all those who coax wood is predicated on the strength of community and tradition. The Furniture Society's 2012 conference - Design, Community & the Sublime - will celebrate these traditions and the intersections of craft, community and design, teasing out the ethic that results from their combination.

For more information on the Furniture Society and the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 6, 2011 at 9:22am — No Comments

The Furniture Society Grant - Deadline Jan 17, 2012

 

 

 

The Furniture Society Educational Grants Program promotes excellence in the furniture field through financial assistance for professional development or for special projects of an educational nature. The program is open to all members of the Furniture…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 29, 2011 at 10:26am — No Comments

New Book by Lark Studio Series: Tables

Congratulations! Some of our crafthaus artists are in …

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 24, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Maximo Riera: Bespoke Furniture

I'm alarmed by the established rules, normality and standards which produce the mediocrity so often mistaken for success in our society. We are not the ones who decide whether this or that is good, beautiful, bad or ugly, but rather these decisions are forced upon us through a value system…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 1, 2011 at 2:21pm — No Comments

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Mixed media sculpture based on my son Ky's childhood.
Copper, earthenware, encaustic, mica, teeth, resin, patina.
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