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Diamonds in the dross.

Diamonds in the dross.

Posted Wednesday, 26 November 2014

New crowdsourced ‘universal typeface’ highlights a bigger issue: does crowdsourcing offer value to designers or anyone else?

The French company Société Bic is more commonly known as the producer of the world’s best selling pen, the Bic Cristal, of which it had sold more than 100 billion as of September 2006.

The Bic pen’s design has earned it a place in the permanent collection of the New York Museum of Modern Art and changed the habits and style of writing in the twentieth century, largely eliminating the widespread use of fountain pens.

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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.’

Marylou Sobel off the cuff

Marylou Sobel

Director - Interior Designer

Lives:
Sydney

Likes:
The smell of the pages of a new book, walking in forests.

Best design I've seen lately:
Alessi-Trivette.

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