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Please don’t be seated.

Please don’t be seated.

Posted Wednesday, 17 December 2014

If you’re reading this sitting down, that’s very bad.

A report released earlier this year by a team of researchers at the Brookings Institution in America, who conducted a five year, 85 page study of American homes, offices, dining establishments, public spaces and patios to determine the state of America’s ‘seating availability and quality’, has concluded that ‘the United States currently has enough chairs and there is no urgent need to produce new ones.’

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‘As a Textile Designer, I think it's important to be involved with an association that supports our industry.’

‘I have been a member since the Australian Textile Design Association merged with the DIA.’

‘As well as the many professional benefits available to all DIA members, my membership of the Textile Practice Group also provides a forum to network and discuss issues specific to textile designers.’

Fiona Austin off the cuff

Fiona Austin

Interior Designer

Lives:
Melbourne

Likes:
Interesting 50’s and 60’s Modern houses; native plants; my two sons, husband and dog

Best design I've seen lately:
Robin Boyd’s house, Walsh Street, South Yarra

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