Furniture Design Class

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The Furniture Design Class is approximately 1.5 hrs. The information packed class is livestreamed directly from the Pirollo Design furniture making studio by furniture designer + maker Norman Pirollo. Questions are answered live during the class. Recorded session + chat available afterwards.

The following topics are discussed:

History of Furniture
Furniture Design Concepts
Avoiding Design Mistakes
Wood Selection
Developing A Style
Sketching, Drawing
Batch Mode Concepts

Sunday April 25  10AM - 11:30AM EST

Master your furniture design skills through this Furniture Design Class. The class is based on skills developed and used in a fully functioning furniture making studio. Learn from an expert furniture designer + maker. Norman Pirollo has been woodworking for over 20 years, his work extensively published in magazines and books. He has also launched four woodworking businesses. Norman is the author of the From Hi-Tech to Lo-Tech: A Woodworker's Journey book, chronicling his exciting journey into woodworking. Most recently, Norman has written the Woodworking: From Design To Making book. 

Norman maintains a blog of ongoing projects in his studio as well as having written and published four books in the past year. Some of the books and magazines where authors furniture, work methods and philosophy have been featured:

Craftisian Interview (Norman Pirollo)
HackSpace Magazine – Make With Wood  April 2020
Woodworking: From Design To Making (New Art Press)
The Wood Artist: Creating Art Through Wood (New Art Press)

From Hi-Tech to Lo-Tech: A Woodworker’s Journey (New Art Press)
Start Your Own Woodworking Business (New Art Press)
Rooted: Contemporary Studio Furniture (Schiffer Publishing)
IDS15 (Studio North)
Canadian Woodworking magazine Jan. 2015
IDS14 (Studio North)
Fine Woodworking Magazine 4 Bench Jigs for Handplanes 
2009 Fine Woodworking Magazine 
Essential Shopmade Jigs 2009
Woodwork magazine
Wood Art Today 2 (Schiffer Books)
500 Cabinets ( Lark Books)
Studio Furniture: Today’s Leading Woodworkers (Schiffer Books)
Canadian Interiors Design Source Guide
Ottawa Life magazine (Profile, work) 2012
Panoram Italia magazine Our Homes magazine