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Designers, what do you reckon?

August 24th, 2009 5 Comments

My Age column next week is on “Intelligent design” (couldn’t resist the pun) or how design is metamorphasing from function or a skill to a crucial connection point between most other creative fields. I’m wondering if any designers have any observations or comments about the changing role and perception of design? Particularly interested in the […]

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Rethinking Copyright (from The Age)

June 26th, 2009 1 Comment

DIGITAL technology has created two opposing cultures. One where copyright rules are enforced by a phalanx of lawyers with no regard for artistic intent or respect for legitimate creativity, and another — in our homes, studios and offices — where ignoring copyright has become open slather. Neither serves artists or creators well. In the professional […]

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Speaking gigs this week: Melbourne and Brisbane

October 27th, 2008 No Comments

I have two separate speaking engagements this week. On Wednesday night i’ll be speaking as part of the Inspired Media series organised by the folks at Portable Content: Date:    Wednesday, October 29, 2008 Time:    6:00pm – 8:00pm Location:    Horse Bazaar Street:     397 Little Lonsdale Street City/Town:    Melbourne, Australia Their facebook group has all the information. […]

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