Makerspace &company Dirty Design Debate: Australian Design Should Be Made In Australia(30 May 2016)Presenters: Studio Enti; Dresden Optics; DesignByThem; Trent Jansen Studio

Chair: Adam Simpson, Managing Director, Simpsons Solicitors

This special debate will work through the ins and outs of one key question: should Australian design be manufactured in Australia? It will look frankly at the intricacies of helping creative industry to flourish, with particular focus on the following: the romance of localised production; the issues of ethically and sustainably manufacturing offshore; and the troubles of funding and growing new businesses

With industry leaders facing off, this debate promises to be engaging for designers and the purchasing public alike

30 May 2016 6:30 – 9pm MakerSpace, 1/17 Barclay Street, Marrickville

Tickets from $15* More info at:http://www.vividsydney.com/event/ideas/makerspace-co-dirty-design-debate-australian-design-should-be-made-australia