Design of a Furniture Collection from Start to Finish

A course by Luis Arredondo , Industrial Designer and Woodworker

Industrial Designer and Woodworker. Mexico City, Mexico.
Joined June 2020

Learn to transform a concept into multiple pieces of furniture that share the same aesthetic

  • 95% positive reviews (64)
  • 2408 students
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn to transform a concept into multiple pieces of furniture that share the same aesthetic

A course by Luis Arredondo

A single concept can be expressed in many ways depending on the desired result, which is why the Arredondo brothers, founders of Taller Nacional, take a unique approach to each of the furniture collections they design and manufacture at their studio. They create stylish objects with a positive social impact by considering all the relevant factors, from ergonomics and the environment to politics.

In this course, Luis Arredondo teaches you how to design and develop your own furniture collection from start to finish using a single concept and a coherent style. Discover the potential value, practicality, and influence of furniture and learn how to define the overall look, feel, and purpose of your collection.

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What will you learn in this online course?

15 lessons & 27 downloads

First steps
3 minutes, 56 seconds
Representation
13 minutes, 40 seconds
Final proposal
8 minutes, 57 seconds
  • 95% positive reviews (64)
  • 2408 students
  • 15 lessons (1h 47m)
  • 27 additional resources (8 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Conceptualize and design a furniture collection containing at least five pieces.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Creatives, interior and industrial designers, and anyone interested in furniture design.

Requirements and materials

No previous knowledge is needed to take this course, but experience in drawing and 3D software will make it easier to follow along.


Reviews

2408 Students
64 Reviews
95% Positive ratings

Luis Arredondo

A course by Luis Arredondo

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Industrial Designer and Woodworker

Luis Arredondo is a Mexican industrial designer as well as founder and creative director of Taller Nacional and the experimental design studio BESTIA. Taller Nacional is a design firm with its own production workshop where a team of designers, architects, carpenters, and woodworkers conceptualize, design, develop, and manufacture furniture and objects that bring style into the spaces they occupy while creating a positive social impact.

Luis and the team at Taller Nacional have participated in exhibitions at the London Design Museum, the Galería Mexicana de Diseño, MUAC, MACO, MUNAL, and the Franz Mayer Museum, among others. They have also collaborated on a variety of interior design, home furniture, retail, and corporate projects like Mercado Roma Coyoacán, Cuccina, Bar Xaman, Limantour Bar, Hotel Casa Pancha, and Emporio Cancún.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    Basics of furniture design

    • History of furniture design
    • The furniture collection and its whys
    • Ergonomics, anthropometry and types of furniture
  • U3

    Concept and development

    • First steps
    • Concept
    • Aesthetics, materiality and definition of pieces
  • U4

    Design and Production

    • Assemblage as the cornerstone of the collection
    • Form: visualization, exploration and definition
    • Representation
    • Final proposal
  • U5

    Show the world your collection

    • Manufacturing
    • Documentation
    • Communication
  • FP

    Final project

    • Design of a Furniture Collection from Start to Finish

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Design of a Furniture Collection from Start to Finish. Design course by Luis Arredondo

Design of a Furniture Collection from Start to Finish

A course by Luis Arredondo
Industrial Designer and Woodworker. Mexico City, Mexico.
Joined June 2020
  • 95% positive reviews (64)
  • 2408 students