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Louisiana-Pacific selects judges for "Dream On" furniture design contest.



Louisiana-Pacific has named the five judges for the company's "Dream On" furniture design contest. The contest -- aimed at demonstrating the quality and versatility of Louisiana-Pacific's industrial wood products -- is divided into three categories: design professionals, hobbyists and design students. Winners in each category will receive an all-expense paid trip to the 1992 International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta. L-P plans to build the winning pieces and exhibit them as part of its booth at the Fair.

In addition to the grand prize in each category, runner-up prizes including top quality tool selections from Bridge City Tool Works will be awarded. Entries must specify at least one of the following L-P industrial wood products: hardboard hardboard: see composition board. , particle-board, hardwood veneer, industrial lumber, redwood, whitewood whitewood, common name for numerous unrelated trees having light-colored wood, e.g., the tulip tree (see magnolia), the linden, and the cottonwood (see willow).  lumber, MDF (1) (Main Distribution Frame) A wiring rack that connects outside lines with internal lines. It is used to connect public or private lines coming into the building to internal networks.  and oriented strand board Oriented strand board, or OSB, or waferboard, or Sterling board (UK), is an engineered wood product formed by layering strands (flakes) of wood in specific orientations. . The deadline for submission of entries is March 31, 1992.

"We've promised furniture manufacturers that no matter how demanding their designs, L-P's industrial panels and solid wood products can help them produce quality results," said Kathleen Arndt, the company's advertising manager. "This contest gives us a chance to substantiate that pledge."

"We're excited about the team we've assembled to judge our competition. The five people bring an incredible depth of talent to the task of choosing the winning designs," Ms. Arndt said.

The five judges are:

* Agnes Bourne Bourne, town (1990 pop. 16,064), Barnstable co., SE Mass., crossed by Cape Cod Canal; settled 1627, inc. 1884. Bourne Bridge (1935), across the canal, made the town an entry point to Cape Cod and a resort and commercial center. , a leading interior and product designer based in San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden . Ms. Bourne has been involved in the practice of design for 20 years. She operates the Agnes Bourne Showroom at the Showplace Design Center in San Francisco and has her own line of furniture, The Agnes Bourne Collection. She is actively involved in San Francisco Bay Area “Bay Area” redirects here. For other uses, see Bay Area (disambiguation).

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 art and education programs and community projects and received a Presidential Citation from the American Society of Interior Designers The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is the oldest and largest professional association for interior designers. Through education, knowledge sharing, advocacy, community building and outreach, the Society strives to advance the interior design profession and, in the  in 1991 for distinguished service to the Society and the profession.

* Michael Chazin, editor in chief of Furniture Design & Manufacturing and former managing editor of Office Products Dealer.

* Dan Droz, president of Dan Droz & Assoc. and associate professor of design management at Carnegie-Mellon University. He graduated in 1972 from Harvard University.

* Karl D. Felperin, ASFD ASFD American Society of Furniture Designers
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, an independent furniture designer and consultant based in Newark, Calif. Felperin has designed lines of furniture for a number of leading manufacturers. He's currently president of the American Society of Furniture Designers.

* Lloyd E. Herman, founding director of the Smithsonian Institution's Renwick Gallery -- the national craft museum of the United States. Herman has lectured on American crafts throughout the world. He is an adviser to the Secretariat of the World Crafts Council and an honorary Fellow of the American Crafts Council.

Entry forms with complete details on how to prepare and submit designs are available by writing to: Pacific; Dream On Contest, 111 S.W. Fifth Ave., Portland, OR 97204. Circle #347
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Date:Feb 1, 1992
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