The Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers Press Centre
19 October 2011
New sustainability award for British manufacturers
The efforts of British furniture manufacturers to become greener are to be recognised by a new annual award from the industry’s Livery company, the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers.
23 September 2011
Industry's Charities to Merge
The Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers has announced that its charitable arm is to merge with the furniture and furnishing industry’s other charity, the Furnishing Industry Trust.
The two entities will combine their administrations but the Livery Company will continue to foster the industry, while the Trust will concern itself with supporting the industry’s people.
The combined charities will operate from Furniture Makers’ Hall in Austin Friars, EC2.
11 July 2011
A new Design Award at the Celebration of Craftsmanship & Design
“The Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers’ Prize for Design”
The Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers announces its new Design Award at the Celebration of Craftsmanship & Design exhibition in Cheltenham in August.
15 June 2011
Lifetime Achievement Award for Andrew Varah
At a ceremony at the Mansion House Andrew Varah (66) was presented with the Certificate recording his Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to the British furniture industry, and in recognition of his nearly four decades making the very best of Bespoke Furniture.
17 May 2011
A New Master for the Furniture Makers
Mr Hugh Garforth-Bles has been installed as the 50th Master of the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers in succession to Mr Peter Head.
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