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Been there. Done that.

Been there. Done that.

Posted Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Ken Done weighs in on the debate about a new Australian flag design.

In a recent article on the DIA website about a proposed new design for the Australian flag, DIA member Russell Kennedy suggested that a new flag design may stand the best chance of being accepted if it was based mainly on the stars of the Southern Cross because ‘it features an established, pre-existing image.’

Ken Done, noted Australian artist, designer and DIA Hall of Fame member, has also been closely involved with designs for a possible new Australian flag for many years.

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What is an Accredited Designer™?

An Accredited Designer™ is a full member of the professional body who makes an annual commitment to comply with the DIA's Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program.

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‘Design is a fun and challenging way to provide solutions for clients.’

‘The DIA advocates for industry and government recognition, and to enhance the value of design to the Australian community.’

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‘What a terrific asset.’

Rob Geddes off the cuff

Rob Geddes

Industrial Designer

Lives:
Brisbane

Likes:
International travel; being innovative

Best design I've seen lately:
Concrete canvas shelter by Peter Brewin and Will Crawford

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