(VIDEO) THE CAR AS A FAMILY HEIRLOOM, CRAFTED IN WOOD

Toyota is defying the notion that modern cars have to be high-tech machines packed with the latest technologies by creating a new roadster concept crafted in wood. Setsuna was the focus of the company’s first appearance at Milan Design Week (12 – 17 April), an open-top two-seater conceived to embody the affection owners develop for […]

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Get ready for LIGNA 2017

LIGNA, the world’s leading trade fair for machinery, plant and tools for the woodworking and timber processing industry, is gearing up for its 2017 season (22 to 26 May) with a new, more visitor-centric layout of themes. The significance of the new layout for the primary timber industry is that the Forestry Technology displays will be located […]

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Gauteng Designers Take Top Spot at the dti Furniture Competition

Gauteng-based furniture designers, Mpumelelo Mfula and Sandile Mhlongo of Playground Creatives, and Siphiwe Masango, a former student at Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), were announced winners in their respective categories at the Department of Trade and Industry’s (the dti), Furniture Design Competition in Durban. Playground Creatives, who designs and manufactures affordable premium furniture that is […]

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Working with Wood show allowed big and small to showcase offerings

Wood Southern Africa and Timber Times visited the Working with Wood show that was held at the Waterfall Polo Estate in Johannesburg on 31 October and 1 November. The main sponsor for the Working with Wood show was diversified woodworking product supplier Vermont Sales. Vermont Sales brand manager Greg de Villiers says the show was […]

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