was established in Tasmania in 1995 by a group of furniture
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
aims of the fda are to encourage initiatives and develop policies in
Increasing public awareness, advocacy and political lobbying
Co-operation and Communication between designers
Increase work opportunities for designers
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
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
individual web pages. The association encourages student members, with
discounted membership and fees.
For more details on membership go to
more information about the furniture designers association contact
G.P.O. Box 1918, HOBART 7001