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Pippa Dickson

The FDA was established in Tasmania in 1995 by a group of furniture designers and designer-makers, consisting of established professionals, staff and recent graduates from the Furniture Design program at the University of Tasmania.

Its mission is to represent, develop and promote excellence in the professional practice of contemporary furniture design.

The aims of the fda are to encourage initiatives and develop policies in relation to

  • Increasing public awareness, advocacy and political lobbying

  • Innovation

  • Co-operation and Communication between designers

  • Professionalism

  • Increase work opportunities for designers

  • Design Education

  • Professional Development

The fda provides a network and information service to its members and supports marketing of products and design services, through co-operative ventures such as designed; made and exhibitions.


designed; made showcasing 2016. Hobart Town Hall, November 25th, 26th, 27th. See our new website for more details


FDA members include designers, designer-makers, design lecturers and teachers, with other members involved in retailing and associated fields.


For details on members and their work look through the designers directory or at individual web pages. The association encourages student members, with discounted membership and fees.


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For more information about the furniture designers association contact us at

G.P.O. Box 1918, HOBART 7001

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showcasing 2016

Nov 25, 26, 27 2016

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