2020 Vision - a research and innovation strategy for the UK furniture industry

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2020 Vision identifies key criteria that will impact on the UK furniture industry over the next 20 years. This report provides a research and innovation strategy for the UK furniture industry. It has been formulated by an independent working group comprising strategic thinkers representing each sector of the UK furniture industry.





The UK Furniture Industry

  • Industry structure
  • Industry status
  • UK sales by market segment
  • Furniture market forecasts for the year 2002


Strategy for the Future

  • Identifying and addressing the issues
  • Goals and objectives



Suggested Reading

Dynamic response of timber flitch beamsnavigation-arrow

Through experimental analysis, James Norman, Joel Ross, Robbie Kirkbride and Toby Hill-Smith outline the damping exhibited in these complex beams.


Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook

01/03/2017 |  Magazine Article  

A motorway service station - but not as we know itnavigation-arrow

Exposed timber structures sympathetic to their rural surroundings are at the heart of a recently opened motorway service station in Gloucester.


Article from Timber 2018 Industry Yearbook

14/05/2018 |  Magazine Article  

Joinery: natural retreatnavigation-arrow

Outright winner of the prestigious Wood Awards 2017, the Coastal House is a showcase for the many uses of timber and some fine joinery.


Article from Timber 2018 Industry Yearbook

15/05/2018 |  Magazine Article