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Biesse Group: technological partner of Milan Design Week 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

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 …

Japan furniture imports down 16 per cent in 2018

Japan, furniture, report

Japan’s 2018 furniture imports showed a decline of 16 per cent, according to a report issued by the International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO). In 2018 the top suppliers in order of rank were China (62 per cent), Poland and Italy (six per cent each), the USA (five per cent) and Portugal (four per cent). The top five shippers of …

CPSC calls for compliance on bedroom furniture tipover hazard

product safety, furniture

In a letter addressed to manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers of residential bedroom furniture, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that products failing to comply with the industry’s voluntary stability standard, ASTM F2057-17, will be regarded as a “substantial product hazard.” Under Section …

Australia’s HSA Heritage chooses Lockdowel for RTA furniture

HSA Heritage, Lockdowel, furniture

HSA Heritage has announced it is incorporating Lockdowel fastening for their ready-to-assemble furniture designs. In addition, HSA Heritage will be the Lockdowel fastening distributor for Australia, Southeast Asia, Malaysia, Vietnam and Japan. For more than 20 years HSA Heritage has specialised in the import of furniture for large chain stores. …

Editor’s pickDesign shanghai celebrates Chinese design

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 …