The Kick-off meeting of the ARTURE project took place the last 27th and 28th of October in Missenden Abbey Conference Centre in Buckinghamshire and was organized by BUCKS new university. ARTURE aims to find the synergies between the world of fine arts and the Furniture design and Manufacturing. The consortium, formed by BUCKS new university (UK), CETEM furniture research centre (Spain), AKTO design and fine arts college (Greece), Searchlighter (UK) and UNICERT (Greece) will develop during this project web tools and training materials dedicated to improve the artistic skills of furniture designers. Also the outputs of this project will allow artists to develop specific and successful furniture designs. The project duration is 30 months has started the last 1st of October 2015.