Sunday, March 6, 2011

February 2011 Editorial

Sustainability for woodwork and furniture: adjusting and growing

February's newsletter looks at timber usage for furniture and object design. The articles and interviews cover issues in adjusting to changes in market demand and growing local markets, core skills in woodwork, benefits from mentoring programs in transforming the creative process as well as key issues for sustainable timber usage.

Throughout the year we will be delivering a range of topics, covering diverse issues that are important for the sector. This will culminate at the end of the year with a national forum, a ‘sustainability symposium’.  We believe that the craft and design sector has particular needs relating to sustainability..… read more

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