All Blog Posts Tagged 'Furniture' (24)

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

Zachary Dillinger's article

We had the pleasure to be guest speakers at The Furniture Project in Boston last month. We met a number of very talented furniture makers.  

Zach Dillinger, a very good furniture maker, was very kind to include us his article.   

http://www.popularwoodworking.com/woodworking-blogs/editors-blog/wh...

Added by Glen Guarino on March 8, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Live bench-side technique demonstrations

PRLog (Press Release) - Jan. 28, 2013 - New Jersey, January 23,2013 – Glen Guarino of Guarino Furniture Designs will give live bench-side technique demonstrations and speaking sessions at The Furniture Project. New England Home Show will host the event at The Seaport World Trade Center, located at 200 Seaport Blvd, Boston MA from February 21 through February 24, 2013. The hours for the show will be Thursday to Friday from noon to 9:00 pm, on…

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Added by Glen Guarino on February 12, 2013 at 9:25am — No Comments

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

Furniture Society Members Gallery: Invitation to Exhibit

All Furniture Society members are invited to submit to the Members Gallery at this year's conference. Design, Community & Sublime Conference will be held at Maine College of Art from June 14-16,2012 in Portland Maine. The exhibition is a wonderful opportunity to show one's work to your peers and other conference attendees. We encourage all Society members to participate.

There is no fee to submit to Members Gallery, inclusion is open to all Furniture…

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Added by Glen Guarino on March 21, 2012 at 9:00am — 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

Glen G. Guarino in Art Connections 8

New Jersey. January 16,2012- Glen G. Guarino will show "Simplicity" in Art Connections 8 at George Segal Gallery.  This well-known gallery is on the campus of Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey.  Now in its eighth year, the exhibit features works by local, regional and…

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Added by Glen Guarino on January 16, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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

The John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship

 

 

 

 

JOHN D. MINECK FOUNDATION



The foundation was created in 2007 to award charitable and educational gifts which reflect John’s interests and values. John’s skills as a fine furniture maker were a result of passion, dedication…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 16, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

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