Short Course – An Introduction to the History of Furniture Design

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Discover how furniture design reflects social change through history; how designs change and evolve; and why. We see these changes by looking closely at the designs of furniture masters from Chippendale through Frank Lloyd Wright to Charles Eames and contemporary designers.

To register your interest in the course, please use our online form here

  • College certificate
  • Interest in design
  • No prior experience necessary

You will need to bring:

  • Pens/pencils
  • Notebook/paper


  • More detail to follow but we will offer a variety of courses ranging from 2 and 4 day workshops, term-long Saturday courses and one or two week blocks over Easter and Summer
  • Fees tbc and dependent on length of course. Please apply via website to register your interest and we will contact you with further details in due course
  • College certificate
  • Opportunity to gain material for portfolio or develop your experience in design
  • Other design mainstream programme