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Yarra Lane Precinct (Photo: Sharyn Cairns)
HASSELL

Alive with Wonder
Hayden Dewar

A Detailed Obsession
UniSA Interior Architecture students

Airdrop Irrigation
Ed Linacre

KNOG Gator 605, a high powered cycling light
Catalyst

VENN
Matthews Architecture in conjunction with Geyer

Architectural model for coastal redevelopment
Icarus Design

'Strada', three piece alloy wheel design
ROH Wheels

DIA Stand at designEX
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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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Phillippa Rowland off the cuff

Phillippa Rowland

DIA National Administrator

Lives:
East Melbourne

Likes:
Friends; flowers; pampering

Best design I've seen lately:
The DIA National Office, of course!

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