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Kickstarting your next design project.

Kickstarting your next design project.

Posted Tuesday, 14 October 2014

The pros and cons of crowdfunding.

Thanks to well known sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, just about everyone has now heard of crowdfunding platforms.

For designers – particularly product, fashion, and furniture designers – crowdfunding may offer a unique way of bringing a design to market that might not otherwise see the light of day.

This is particularly so when trying to obtain traditional funding sources in a highly risk-averse environment.

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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.’

‘The DIA also assists designers directly with networking, forums, practice notes, awards and other member benefits.’

‘What a terrific asset.’

Clive Solari off the cuff

Clive Solari

Director, D3 Design and NSW DIA President.

Lives:
Sydney

Likes:
My family; English rock music; Guy Ritchie movies.

Best design I've seen lately:
The mini (the car rather than the skirt – but then again)... or perhaps my iPhone.

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