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SUPPLIERS

During my search for a suitable upholstery fabric, I was pointed in the direction of ‘The Fabric Mill’ at Halley Stevensons which is on Annfield Road, just behind the University or find it on the web at http://www.halleystevensons.co.uk/. What a … Continue reading

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UPHOLSTERY MYSTERY

I’ve spent the past few evenings trying to find a suitable material in which to upholster this chair and failing miserable to source what I envisioned. Wanting a deep pile that I could sink my fingers into I had initially … Continue reading

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HALF WAY THROUGH THE PROJECT – A SUMMARY!

I’m just at the stage of finalising the design, and will be heading to the workshop this next week to do some testing, prototyping and tweaking of the design before making the final piece. Here is a summary of how … Continue reading

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WHAT SEAT SLOPE EXACTLY?

I’ve been getting down to the nitty gritty of scaled drawings on AutoCAD and Sketch-up this week, which has led me to the issue of exactly what forward sloping seat angle to use. There seems to be several pieces of … Continue reading

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TOTAL BUSINESS FURNITURE

As part of the ‘partnerships, networks and connections’ ethos of this module, I have recently visited ‘Total Business Furniture’, at 63 Brown Street in Dundee, who supply high-end ergonomically designed office furniture. The director Mr Andrew Flaherty and his staff … Continue reading

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TRY IT OUT DAY!

I brought a kneeling chair into the studio this week and asked my fellow students (18 in total) to try it out and tell me what they thought about this different way of sitting, and how they thought this particular … Continue reading

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INTERVIEWS ANALYSED

It is obvious that back pain takes numerous forms and what positions are found to alleviate the pain varies widely between individuals. For example I find moving helps, whilst others find lying flat or lounging helps them – something that … Continue reading

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