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As this edition represents our 50th anniversary within the Australian design market, we got to thinking – ‘what constitutes a milestone moment in business?’



July 31st, 2013

For DQ, our 50th issue marks 10 years in the local design scape, but what does it mean for other practices and brands? In this issue, we discuss the various milestones of key design houses and suppliers, and we assess the changing face of the industry.

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DQ takes 5 Minutes With Tom Dixon to discuss brand positioning, design education and inspiration. Resident opinion columnist Byron George explores the concept of ‘cloud computing’ and its integration into the design world.

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We analyse the value of flexibility in today’s design economy with furniture brand Insitu, and discuss the process of rapid growth as Insitu endeavours to open two showrooms across three months. DQ gives you wise words from DESIGNPRENEUR Leone Lorrimer, who talks brand-transformation, leading a company as well as using the workplace as a catalyst for change.

We go IN-DEPTH on globalisation and the effects and opportunities it presents to the Australian design market. Boasting the expert advice and experience of brands as Caroma, SMEG, Stylecraft, and HASSELL, DQ50 maps out the pitfalls and successes for international expansion.

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The Milan Furniture Fair is the design event of the year. We take you behind the scenes to Milan 2013.

As the design industry’s leading resource and an important forum for discussion and opinion, DQ is for and about you and your business as a creative. You will indeed notice that this issue of DQ has undergone a makeover. Design is an ever-changing organism, and if any publication reflects that ethos– it’s DQ.

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