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A Detailed Obsession
UniSA Interior Architecture students

Cirrus
Christina Fogale

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Matthews Architecture in conjunction with Geyer

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Posted Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Faster, cheaper, and more accessible. A major threat or just another part of competition?

The increasing trend in our society towards outsourcing of products and services is something that has affected many professions in the last decade, and design is undoubtedly one of them.

Outsourcing is a reflection of many factors, but at its core it can probably be viewed as a logical outcome of two of the fundamental drivers of a capitalist economy: demand and supply.

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James Harper off the cuff

James Harper

Principal of BrookingHarper, a Commercial Interior Design company

Lives:
Melbourne

Likes:
Optimists; the colour charcoal; my son Felix

Best design I've seen lately:
Aston Martin DBS

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