If you don't find what you need in the Contract Furniture Index at WorkSpace Resources, you may want to check out these alphabetically listed collections of links related to the contract furniture industry.

We have also included articles of interest to manufacturers, dealers, specifiers and end-users. Print directories and publications that are concerned with the furniture industry from raw materials to facility management.
Directories, Articles and Publications
ADA Checklist Recommendations on how to meet the Requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Request a free handbook
AEC InfoCenter Architecture, Engineering and Construction Business Center
AKTRIN - Furniture Information Center: Publications and individualized consulting services focusing on trends, challenges, opportunities, problem areas and weak spots, recommendations and suggestions to enhance efficiency and profitability. Products and services include: Market reports, Statistical tables, Standards, International tender opportunities, Export/Import services, Mailing lists, and much more
ARCAT: The Architects Catalog, Inc; Connecting Architects and Engineers with Building Product Companies
ArchitectLink: A Professional Resource for Architects, Interior Designers, Engineers, Facility Managers and Contractors. It is one of 30 websites geared towards the promotion of professional communication on the internet. Includes want ads, bulletin boards and notices for seminars/conventions
Asian Furniture News Online Online version of the bimonthly trade magazine Asian Furniture News (AFN)
Archimedes Box Reconciling theoretical pursuits with the importance of experiencing the reality of actual environments
Area Furniture Design News
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Behavioral and Social Factors in Environmental Design Information on social and behavioral factors affecting environmental design. by students of Interior Design and Architecture at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, College of Architecture.
BuildNET Over 100,000 pages of building related information and resources.
Business Images Ltd. UK Resource site - interior product listings and direct links to manufacturers web sites, forums, products, services.
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Cahners Publishing Company Many industry trade magazines are published by this giant. In addition to advertising and subscription information, there are plenty of articles and useable data on the furniture industry as well as other disciplines.
Carpet Index Locate carpet manufacturers, wholesalers, shops, cleaners, fitters. Trade Associations, Shows, Rugs, D.I.Y. tips, Live Chat, Q+A And More!
The Complete Sourcebook On-Line Contains and cross-references over 5000 manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of building and decorating products.
Contract Design Information from the industry publication.
Contract News! Information and news updates from Archaid, Sweden.
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Danish Furniture On-Line Updated information about the Danish furniture industry, Danish furniture manufacturers and their products.
Design.wave Devoted to the entire design industry. Interior designers and architects, retailers and consumers, manufacturers and wholesalers, artisans and artists promote their goods and services and exchange ideas and information.
Dezignaré: Interior Design Collective Interior design networking and referral resources for consumers, students, educators and professionals highlighting industry news, events, universities, libraries, organizations, trade publications, design centers and more.
Dimensions Journal of the College of Architecture + Urban Planning, University of Michigan.
Directory of Forest Products, Wood Science, and Marketing - The Internet's first directory of the forest products industry, established in 1995. A directory-based resource for easily finding information on the forest products and pulp and paper industries.
The Drawing Board Information of interest to Architects, Engineers, Designers, Contractors, Manufacturers and their clients. Links to Related Companies And Sites.
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FDM - Furniture Design & Manufacturing Reports on changing technologies, product innovations, production developments, and design trends in the wood products industries.
FacilitiesNet Membership (fee) required for access.
Fine Woodworking Magazine - Taunton Press
FLOORSPECS.com FLOORSPECS features carpet, vinyl, rubber, ceramic, marble and granite samples displayed in color with architectural specifications. FLOORSPECS also includes a reference library, flooring-related resources, manufacturer information, flooring discussion forums, and a new virtual flooring trade show.
FM Datacom Facilities Planning and Management Data.
FMLink News, professional resources, surveys, information exchange.
Furnitrade: A bi-langual web site providing market information on China's furniture manufacturing market.
Furniture World: Searchable database of furniture industry resources.
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Home Office ResourcesFrom Home Furnishing Netquarters
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INDIABUILDNET Building Industry, Building Materials, Architects, Interior Designers, Professionals and Contractors information centre of India.
Industrial Strength Woodworking The official web site of Wood & Wood Products and Custom Woodworking Business magazines.
Interior Designers Worldwide A directory of commercial and residential interior designers.
InteriorsLink.com Interiorslink is one of 30 websites geared towards the promotion of professional communication on the internet. Includes want ads, bulletin boards and notices for seminars/conventions.
Interiors-Unlimited.com Coordinates the furniture and interior design industry on the web to serve as a source for products and services provided by this industry.
inter.Light Internet resource for lighting specifiers. Listings of Manufacturers, Suppliers, Designers, Lighting Services, Organizations, Magazines/Trade Shows, Web Sites.
IRIS Forest Products Directory "Helping you find the forest through the trees"
ISDesigNET Daily overview of news and events in the design profession.
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Robert Kaestner & Associates Executive recruiters serving the Office Furniture, Office Supply, and Interior Design industries & disciplines.
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Lighting Research Center (LRC) School of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The LRC's goal is to change architecture through lighting that is energy efficient and responsive to human needs.
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Metropolis Magazine From the publication; architecture, design and a changing world.
Monday Morning Quarterback A constant supply of contract furniture industry information.
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Office Furniture Sales Reach Record Heights Wood & Wood Products' survey finds most of the contract furniture industry's largest players riding an industry-wide sales boom.
OfficeFurniture.org Office Furniture Dealer Listing Service with a functioning mini catalog that dealers can link to.
Office Furniture Web Office furniture manufacturers, dealers, designers and remodelers, design software and specialists.
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Seat.Net - Features seating products, accessories and services from manufactures, retailers, distributors, designers and service companies.
Seitek Strength and durability testing service for furniture manufacturers.
Specs-Online.com - US - Directory of construction-product manufacturers with products specified and incorporated into the building. Over 2,100 manufacturers are hot linked to their web sites and are listed in CSI section order.
Standard Industrial Classifications (SIC) Index From the National Technical Information Service.
Surfis Fabric specifications and approval information online. Sort and filter thousands of fabrics by various criteria: Price, pattern, color, supplier and product approval.
The Sustainable Forests Directory A project of The Forest Partnership (TFP) to help "bridge the gap between the economic needs of the forest products industry, and the ecological concerns of the environmental community."
Sweet's Group Online Detailed product data, current market trends and topics, and an opportunity to voice your opinion on the latest industry issues.
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Trade Worlds - Furniture Portal guides you through the world of furniture industry:interior design,antiques,office furniture, patio furniture, bedroom furniture,computer furniture. etc.
Today's Facility Manager The decision maker's source for products and services. Highlights from the publication.
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Used Equipment Network Lists over 50,000 items that are currently for sale by used machinery and equipment dealers.
The U.S. Office Furniture Market - Statistical Overview: Historic Industry Growth, Historic Product Mix Ratios, Imports/Exports, Present Situation, Trends. BIFMA International
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Woodware Designs: Sells customized computer desk plans over the Internet for amateur wood crafts people at shareware prices. If your present desk has put you in pain, then there is no charge at all, and anyone can review this portfolio of designs for free.
W5: WoodWorking on the World Wide Web A huge collection with info for both the hobbyist and the professional
World Wide Woodworking - by Darrell Peart, a fine furniture maker himself, gives some pointers to craftsworkers on setting up a website and using the internet (Taunton Press). He has been listed in the WorkSpace Resources index since 1995.
Woodworking on the World Wide Web: A lot of worthwhile information and links to many useful sites
The WWW Virtual Library: Furniture and Interior Design International list of links to related industries.
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