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Artichoke

'Kiss of the Beast', publication
Queensland Art Gallery

Original sketches for the VE Commodore
Holden Design Team

Modern interpretation of the classic Melbourne 'W Class' trams
CobaltNiche

Eni Australia
HASSELL

VENN
Matthews Architecture in conjunction with Geyer

A Detailed Obsession
UniSA Interior Architecture students

'Strada', three piece alloy wheel design
ROH Wheels

'Confusion' room
Hans Galutera

Cirrus
Christina Fogale

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$5.7 billion and growing.

$5.7 billion and growing.

Posted Tuesday, 20 January 2015

UK report highlights the economic value of design.

A report released on January 13th 2015 from the UK’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport has announced that design ‘contributed £3.1 billion (AUD$5.71 billion) to the UK economy’ in 2013.

The UK report said that design’s financial contribution was up nearly 25 per cent from the previous year and as a sector, design was growing at more than twice the rate of the wider creative industries.

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‘As a Textile Designer, I think it's important to be involved with an association that supports our industry.’

‘I have been a member since the Australian Textile Design Association merged with the DIA.’

‘As well as the many professional benefits available to all DIA members, my membership of the Textile Practice Group also provides a forum to network and discuss issues specific to textile designers.’

Andrew Whittaker off the cuff

Andrew Whittaker

Industrial Designer - Partner (Fingo)

Lives:
Adelaide

Likes:
Swimming at my local beach and any food high in carbohydrates

Best design I've seen lately:
The Renovo range of timber and bamboo bicycles

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