The Furniture Society and Dwell on Design have partnered for the Faculty Selects exhibition on the show floor, which will run in conjunction with the FS2013: L.A. Symposium (June 20 – 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, CA).
The FS13 Symposium will explore craft + design in a series of lectures at Dwell on Design. Progamming includes:
- A Design Journey, David Trubridge
- Who is Running Our Furniture Business?
- The New Luxury and What It Means to Makers
- The SFMOMA Artists' Soap Box Derby Races of 1975 & 1978
- Design and the Creative Process
- Collaboration in Marketing
Faculty Selects Exhibition
The Furniture Society is proud to present the “best of the best” in current student furniture works. Faculty from top furniture and design programs across the country nominated their best students to compete for this distinction, and our esteemed jurors Emily Zaiden and Nick Offerman carefully selected 12 from all the entries to be represented in this exhibition: Faculty Selects.
Pictured pieces from Faculty Selects, Left to Right: Austin McAdam's Holly Golightly Chair. Laura Kishimoto's Yumi Chair.
About the Furniture Society
The Furniture Society is a nonprofit, educational organization founded in 1996. Its mission is to advance the art of furniture making by inspiring creativity, promoting excellence and fostering an understanding of this art and its place in society. Built on a tradition of volunteerism, the Furniture Society works to realize its mission through educational programs, publications, exhibitions, recognition of excellence in the field, and annual conferences. With members from across the United States and Canada, as well as numerous other countries around the world, the Furniture Society represents a broad cross-‐section of furniture makers, museum and gallery professionals, scholars, journalists, and others involved with the field of furniture. For more information or to become a member, please call 828-‐255-‐1949 or visit furnituresociety.org