DCI Content Library
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DCI: Forging Locally Crafted Furniture for 40 Years
DCI’s Green Manufacturing: From Forest to Floor
How Timber is Tackling Climate Change
Wood - Nature's Stroke of Genius
Wood is Good & Forestry the Best Sustainable Industry
Wood Reduces the Environmental Impact of Buildings
Free eBooks & PDF Resources
A Guide To
Learn how we craft sustainable residence hall furniture.
A Guide to Solid Hardwood Residence Hall Furniture
Why should you choose solid wood residence hall furniture?
A Guide to Nontoxic Residence Hall Furniture
Improve indoor air quality for your students.
A Guide to
Explore modern, contemporary, and mission furniture design.
What is sustainable residence hall furniture? From using non-toxic materials and developing climate friendly manufacturing processes to supporting local economies and reducing waste, your furniture choices have a big impact on student and environmental health.
The Nuts & Bolts
Good design is essential. So we created these resources to help you learn about the most enduring and popular styles for your residence halls.
Building Durable Steel & Wood Beds for Fort Sam HoustonAugust 31, 2022
Edge Banding – Everything You Need To KnowJanuary 5, 2021
Case Study: Mid-Century Modern at UCLA’s Boulevard ApartmentsAugust 4, 2020
Purchasing & Value
How do you get the most value for your money when you're buying residence hall furniture? It's a complex question. Here are some helpful perspectives on that question to help you choose the best option for your unique housing needs.
Colleges rarely include students in the residence hall furniture selection process. And yet, half of students' higher education expenses are housing-related. Some schools are flipping the script and including student stake-holders in their furniture selection process.
Our most interesting work with our most creative partners.
How do you recycle and repurpose 100 plus sets of furniture? How do you add novel features to bunk beds? How can you source wood for your beds from your school's property? Read about these accomplishments and innovations.