American red oak charms Brits

Red oak is one of the world’s most sustainable woods, which bodes well for John Lewis & Partners, who launched Dovetail, a brand-newRead more...

High-tech flooring from cork

With its Cork Oak forests, Portugal is undisputedly the centre of the global cork industry. In recent years, floor coverings have undergone aRead more...

Value addition in Malaysian timber

Malaysia produces a wide range of value-added timber products such as furniture, mouldings, frames and builders’ joinery and carpentryRead more...

WAF recognises Tasmanian heritage

The World Architecture Festival (WAF) for the first time introduced a ‘Best Use of Certified Timber’ prize recently. The award highlightsRead more...

Sunglasses from 500-year-old timber

Taking a waste material and turning it into something useful, while eliminating the need for a new resource, is about as sustainableRead more...

Aussie unveils 'No-tools' furniture

An Australian company, Oak & Hide, is re-imagining flat-pack furniture that does not require any tools for assembly – and yes, you readRead more...

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