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by Table-Top
July 2nd, 2015, 7:19 pm
Forum: furniture
Topic: Practical craft skills needed as a furniture designer
Replies: 10
Views: 11373

Re: Practical craft skills needed as a furniture designer

That's what I'll do Iab. I'm not optimistic about getting advice from design studios though. I haven't had much luck in the past.
by Table-Top
July 1st, 2015, 6:21 pm
Forum: furniture
Topic: Practical craft skills needed as a furniture designer
Replies: 10
Views: 11373

Re: Practical craft skills needed as a furniture designer

Thanks for your reply. I'm still a little uncertain. I posted the thread because I need to know if I have a good chance of breaking into the industry and finding work either in a studio or freelancing, if I approached them with a portfolio of good designs and renders (also showing the fine details),...
by Table-Top
June 30th, 2015, 8:04 pm
Forum: furniture
Topic: Practical craft skills needed as a furniture designer
Replies: 10
Views: 11373

Re: Practical craft skills needed as a furniture designer

That was an interesting show KenoLeon. I couldn't quite tell if the chair that they pitched was still a prototype or a finished piece. That Grafton company manufactures the furniture themselves, but I assume there are a lot of furniture design studios that design the furniture and then outsource it ...
by Table-Top
June 28th, 2015, 8:04 pm
Forum: furniture
Topic: Practical craft skills needed as a furniture designer
Replies: 10
Views: 11373

Practical craft skills needed as a furniture designer

I finished my degree in industrial design and decided that I want to become a contemporary furniture designer. Most of my degree projects weren't related to furniture design, but the couple that were captured what I love most about design. During my ID degree I learnt basic woodworking and metalwork...