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Conference on furniture

From: Jake Kaner <jake.kaner>
Date: Thursday, March 14, 2002
"1900-1939: Thirty-nine years of innovation"
1st annual TCFRG Conference
Centre for Furniture Studies
Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College
High Wycombe
Bucks HP11 2JZ
Saturday May 25th, 2002

The Twentieth Century Furniture Research Group (TCFRG) have
organised this first annual conference and are pleased to have such
a wide range of specialist speakers.

Alongside the conference will be an exhibition of Isokon furniture,
manufacturing jigs/formers and designs.

Registration: Saturday, May 25th 2002 at 9:30 am

Advance registration is UKP55 for related society members, UKP45 for
students and UKP65 for non-related society members or site
registration (Related societies must have design, history, twentieth
century or furniture in their titles). Lunch, refreshments and the
post prints of the conference will be free to every registration.

The conference will take place in the Owen Harris Lecture Theatre,
situated on the High Wycombe campus.

Conference schedule May 25th 2002 ? OH1

9:30 am     Registration and coffee
10 am       Chairs welcome (Gareth Williams V&A Museum)
10:10 am    Keynote address

10:30 am

    Dr. Matthew Denney
    Putting early twentieth century furniture into a commercial
    context with focus on the Arts/crafts

11 am

    Dr. Reg. Winfield
    Viennese secession, driving modernity, domestic landscape

11:30 am

    Prof. Jake Kaner
    Early plastic as innovation, Mackintosh, Derngate, Bassett-Lowke

12 pm

    Noelle Streeton
    Discoveries at the Sint Lucasarchief in Brussels, design based
    archive with primary literature

12:30 pm        Panel questions (Morning speakers).
12:45 pm        Lunch - Exhibition

1:45 pm

    Edgar Mantz
    Isokon, Breuer, curved plywood, technical design and
    conservation, Ph.D. student

2:15 pm

    Dr. Andreas Krupa
    Conserving furniture from the Bauhaus at the Bauhausarchiv,
    Berlin, three case studies

3:15 pm     Coffee/Tea

3:30 pm

        Dr. Clive Edwards
        Aluminium furniture design, interdisciplinary methodologies,
        contextual reflections

4 pm

    Pamela Kirschner
    Preserving Graycliffe, Frank Lloyd Wright, colours, fabrics and

4:30 pm     Panel questions (afternoon speakers)

4:45 pm

    Conference Close
    Gareth Williams or keynote speaker


    Post house
    +44 1494 442100
    Alexandra Hotel
    +44 1494 463494
    Jarvis Hotel
    +44 1494 686600
    Clifton Lodge Hotel
    +44 1494 440095

Or try <URL:>

High Wycombe station is ten minutes walk from the Owen Harris
Building. Trains from London Marylebone take thirty/forty minutes to
High Wycombe Station. High Wycombe is situated off junction four of
the M40. Parking is available on the campus adjacent to the Owen
Harris building on Queen Alexandra Road, HW.

For further details please contact either Sharon Grover
<sharon.grover [at] bcuc__ac__uk> or Prof. Jake Kaner at

    Queen Alexandra Road
    High Wycombe
    Bucks HP11 2JZ
    +44 1494 522 141
    Fax: +44 1494 461 4966

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