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Masters degree in Furniture Design provide advanced study and training in the design, use and maintenance of furniture in residential, commercial and public environments.
Taught MA and MFA courses are typical for the field. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as Woodwork or Design Technology.
From bedroom furniture to dining, garden equipment and play apparatus, a Masters in Furniture Design can point you to a wide variety of specialisms for your future career.
Training typically includes a range of vocational design methods including traditional craft such as woodwork, alongside modern techniques such as 3D modelling, digital design and user-centred design.
Economic practices and business management procedures are also a key component. This includes exploring technological innovations within the industry, developments for sustainable design, as well as branding, marketing and sales.
As a Furniture Design practitioner, you could work privately running your own bespoke furniture service, perhaps even specialising in the assistance of disabled individuals. You could also work in film and TV studios designing sets, or even with heritage agencies to conserve furniture in large estates and public areas such as parks.
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