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$5.7 billion and growing.

$5.7 billion and growing.

Posted Tuesday, 20 January 2015

UK report highlights the economic value of design.

A report released on January 13th 2015 from the UK’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport has announced that design ‘contributed £3.1 billion (AUD$5.71 billion) to the UK economy’ in 2013.

The UK report said that design’s financial contribution was up nearly 25 per cent from the previous year and as a sector, design was growing at more than twice the rate of the wider creative industries.

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‘As a Textile Designer, I think it's important to be involved with an association that supports our industry.’

‘I have been a member since the Australian Textile Design Association merged with the DIA.’

‘As well as the many professional benefits available to all DIA members, my membership of the Textile Practice Group also provides a forum to network and discuss issues specific to textile designers.’

Tania Wright off the cuff

Tania Wright

Interior Decorator Designer

Lives:
Melbourne

Likes:
Entertaining, bush camping and water skiing.

Best design I've seen lately:
Darcy Clarke’s amazing lights.

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