TITLE

Style watch: Sustainability, color, function in spotlight

AUTHOR(S)
Knell, Michael J.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;1/7/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 18, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the 2008 Canadian Home Furnishings Market in Toronto, Ontario will be focusing on products which are responsible and ethical towards the environment. Jean François Michaud, president of Quebec Furniture Manufacturers Association (QFMA), states that the show draws attention to the fact that society is evolving and the needs are changing. The consumers are looking for quality, durability and flexibility of the products that accord to their personal values.
ACCESSION #
28450105

 

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