Virtual Asean International Furniture & Furnishings Show on March 8 to 19

The Popa Chair by Arifin Sidek.

KUCHING: Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation (STIDC) will be participating virtually in the Asean International Furniture & Furnishings Show VX 2021 which will be held from March 9 to 18, showcasing the Sarawak Young Designers (SayD’SignersSarawak) and their creativities.

All are welcome to visit STIDC’s booth to view the various new designs created by SayD’SignersSarawak. A free visitor’s pass can be obtained by visiting https://aiffs.vx-events.com.

SayD’SignersSarawak is a training programme on furniture design developed and implemented by STIDC since 2018 in collaboration with Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) and Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Indonesia.

To date, STIDC has trained 26 fresh graduates of Industrial Design from Unimas to begin their career path as furniture designers.

This programme is in line with STIDC’s vision to boost the growth of the value-added industry, especially the furniture industry in Sarawak and to achieve a target of RM6 billion export earnings of furniture by 2030.

The Rainbow Chair by Ryan Matthaeus August.