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Published on 31st January, 2013
by Furniture Industry Research Association

Furniture Design Toolkit - Office and Contract Furniture

At a glance:

Furniture Design Toolkit (FDT), created by the Furniture Industry Research Association, aims to provide designers with the tools needed to incorporate ergonomics, user trials Standards and legislation into the design process. The Toolkit is the only design resource to contain this highly valuable information, provided by industry experts.


  • Ergonomics and anthropometrics
  • Task analysis
  • User trials
  • Office furniture design
  • Educational furniture design
  • Contract furniture design

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