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Maine shop owner receives Hall induction

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 February 2014 00:00

maineTom Moser, founder of Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers in Auburn, Maine, was recently inducted into the New England Design Hall of Fame in the specialty design category.

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Cabinet Makers Association seeks 2014 survey data

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 February 2014 00:00

cmaThe Cabinet Makers Association is collecting information for its 2014 Benchmark Study, which surveys custom shop owners on their earnings, wages paid to employees based on experience, machinery preferences, customer trends, and industry outlook.

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N.H. furniture maker wins $25,000 grant

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 February 2014 00:00

grantThe Society of Arts and Crafts selected Vivian Beer of Manchester, N.H., as its 2013 recipient of the John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship. The fellowship, in the amount of $25,000, is awarded to one artist annually.

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Detroit design college welcomes new VP

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 20 January 2014 00:00

detroitThe College for Creative Studies in Detroit appointed Sooshin Choi provost and vice president for academic affairs and professor of design in November. An internationally recognized educator and design professional, Choi joins the college from the University of Cincinnati where he is currently the director and also a professor of industrial design. His goal is to help build the school’s reputation by sharing his international experience with emerging designers in woodworking and other art, design and craft fields at his new college.

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Like good old times at New England show

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 20 January 2014 00:00

goodoldtimesThe 18th annual New England Region Fine Furnishings show, held Nov. 1-3 at the Pawtucket Armory Arts Center in Pawtucket, R.I., experienced a 30 percent increase in exhibitors for a sold-out show.

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