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  • A pine kitchen for one of the guest apartments at the Swedish Institute in Paris. Image credit: Swedish Wood

Swedish design makes statement in Paris

September 19th, 2019|

In partnership with industry organisation Swedish Wood, two Swedish alumni of Beckmans College of Design have created a pine kitchen for one of the guest apartments at the Swedish Institute in Paris. […]

  • The Knysna Timber Festival takes place in March 2020 at Timber Village. Image credit: Knysna Timber Festival

Knysna Timber Festival scheduled for March 2020

September 18th, 2019|

In February 2020, the Knysna Timber Festival will celebrate its 7th anniversary as a showcase of local excellence across the value chain in the town where South Africa’s timber industry first took root. [...]

  • Chainsaw operators are able to receive safe training through the use of a virtual reality application. Image credit: Forestry South Africa

Improving safety through virtual reality

September 17th, 2019|

In a world first, trainee chainsaw operators will soon be able to use a virtual reality (VR) application to test their theoretical knowledge and hone their skill in a simulated timber plantation. […]

  • A significant amount of wood was used during the project. Image credit: Stephane Groleau

Bishop’s University learning commons

September 16th, 2019|

Design firm Lemay has completed the Bishop’s University Learning Commons project in Sherbrooke, Canada. The exceptional design that transformed the former John Bassett Library into a Learning Commons was borne of a sensitive, subtle and [...]