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    We Give Thanks!

    For the oppor­tu­ni­ties this year that have allowed us to come together online and in-person, once again, to cele­brate all the wonder­ful things happen­ing in our community.

    To every­one who nour­ished our vision to create, grow, and sustain our efforts so that gener­a­tions to come will benefit from the same support­ive commu­nity of makers.

    We are sincerely grate­ful to you! 

  • Michael Puryear Ao D Award

    2024 Award of Distinction — Call for Nominations!

    The Furni­ture Society has been honor­ing and recog­niz­ing indi­vid­u­als or insti­tu­tions who have demon­strated outstand­ing achieve­ments and long­stand­ing commit­ment to the advance­ment of the art of furni­ture. The award cele­brates those who have had a profound impact on the field, and whose lives, work and efforts have strength­ened the fabric of the field and the Furni­ture Society’s community.

    Dead­line to submit nomi­na­tions — Novem­ber 302023

  • Boris Bally Studio

    Why Make? Podcast — Boris Bally

    Robb Helmkamp & Erik Wolken talked with Metal­smith and sculp­tor Boris Bally about his life as a maker, living and working in Prov­i­dence, RI, and why recycled signs.

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    So Many Opportunities!

    Check out our oppor­tu­ni­ties page for the most current list of classes, work­shops, and jobs avail­able to you.

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    Community Calendar

    Check out events, appli­ca­tion dead­lines, grant oppor­tu­ni­ties and more!

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Our Mission

To advance the art of furni­ture making by inspir­ing creativ­ity, promot­ing excel­lence, and foster­ing an under­stand­ing of this art and its place in society. 

Our vision is to culti­vate a diverse commu­nity and conver­sa­tion around furni­ture in all its forms.

November 13 – 192023

Featured Student Member: Graham Johnston

Graham David John­ston is a craftsper­son, educa­tor, and designer based in Savan­nah, Ga. He special­izes in tech­ni­cal wood­work­ing, historic preser­va­tion and teach­ing the funda­men­tals of furni­ture making. Graham studied at the Vermont Wood­work­ing School and is currently pursu­ing his Master of Fine Arts in Furni­ture Design at SCAD.


Become a Member

With access to members-only sections of our website, discounts on work­shops, members-only events and much more, becom­ing a member is both a strate­gic and finan­cial value. Follow the link below about the bene­fits of each type of member­ship and why you should join.