FURNITURE DESIGN EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-043478
This expert is a designer and educator. He is a partner at a company dedicated to sustainable practices in design for production. He is principal of a design studio. He has been a member of the faculty at a RI design school in the Departments of Industrial Design, Interior Architecture and Furniture Design and previously served as interim dean of the Division of Architecture + Design. He is currently head of the Furniture Design department. His work has been shown in ...
Expert Witness: E-079903
This expert is an award-winning, certified interior designer and LEED Accredited Professional specializing in hospitality and residential interiors. She received her Masters of Science degree in Interior Design from Pratt Institute, and studied furniture design at the Domus Academy in Milan, Italy. She launched her career in New York City, where she led the interior design for numerous projects including the Millennium tower “ the city's first ...
Expert Witness: E-009658
This expert brings 28 years of furniture industry and seating experience (including development and catalog introduction of 250+ seating and table collections and 100+ custom designs), with hands-on expertise in all aspects of furniture development, collaborative design, frame construction, commercial use and hospitality environments, warranty, care and maintenance, user inspections, all types of field issues and product support. He spent many years working right ...

FURNITURE DESIGN EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Customer is Seriously Injured by Dangerous Retail Display FURNITURE DESIGN Expert Case

Customer is Seriously Injured by Dangerous Retail Display

This case involves a drawer at a department store that pulled through and fell on the plaintiff. At the time of the incident in question, the plaintiff was shopping for clothing in the women’s section of a popular department store. There was a large set of …

Broken Outdoor Furniture Causes Serious Injuries FURNITURE DESIGN Expert Case

Broken Outdoor Furniture Causes Serious Injuries

…  was a resident of the Defendant apartment home where the furniture was located. On the date of the incident in question, he visited an …

Engineering Expert Witness Comments on Load-Bearing Capacity of Chair FURNITURE DESIGN Expert Case

This case involves an injury to a male which occurred while the male attempted to reach some boxes. Two weeks prior to the incident in question, the plaintiff purchased a chair at a large retailer. The chair featured wire legs and a plastic frame. There w …

Defective Crib Design Suffocates Child FURNITURE DESIGN Expert Case

Defective Crib Design Suffocates Child

This case involves a 14-month old child injured by the support bars in his crib, which collapsed and suffocated him. The child was playing in his crib when the support bars collapsed, entrapped his head, which caused the child to suffocate. This left the c …