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Rich Christianson
President/Owner/C-Level

Rich Christianson is the owner of Richson Media LLC, a Chicago-based communications firm focused on the industrial woodworking sector. Rich is the former long-time editorial director and associate publisher of Woodworking Network. During his nearly 35-year career, Rich has toured more than 250 woodworking operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia and has written extensively on woodworking technology, design and supply trends. He has also directed and promoted dozens of woodworking trade shows, conferences and seminars including the Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo, Canada’s largest woodworking show.

Furniture designer steps outdoors with wood-burning hot tub line

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Goodland, a new company started by furniture designer and manufacturer Craig Pearce, has launched a line of wood-burning hot tubs. The soaking tubs are made from recyclable materials, including aluminum, western red cedar, and oak.  Creating products using recycled materials is not new for Pearce. In 2009 he launched Union Wood, a company dedicated to manufacturing furniture from wood reclaimed from abandoned buildings and demolition sites.