B.C. furniture retailers reeling from new tariff of almost 300 per cent on sofas from China and Vietnam

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 00:38:02 +0000

In December 2020, about a dozen Canadian furniture manufacturers reported that upholstery producers in China and Vietnam were selling into Canada at below-market prices and hurting sales for Canadian companies.

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Saving Mexico’s Native Corn With Sustainable Furniture

Credit to Author: The Beam| Date: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 08:00:55 +0000

Fernando Laposse is a Mexican designer who is drawing most of its inspiration from Mexico, its people, its craft, and their relationship to the natural world. We talked with Fernando about the role of design in raising awareness towards sustainable issues and he introduced us to one of its latest project: Totomoxtle, which showcases the range of species of native corn that exist in Mexico

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