IPEA publishes handbook of furniture terms

October 2000
Furniture/Today;10/16/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p38
Trade Publication
Reports on the publication of a series of handbooks translating technical furniture terms in six languages by the French furniture research institute IPEA. Organization of the glossary.


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