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Thursday 13/03/14

DesignByThem directors Nicholas Karlovasitis and Sarah Gibson share the highlights and pitfalls of starting a design company in Australia. Covering all aspects of the business, from its design philosophy and collaborations, to the challenges of IP and manufacturing.

The talk reveals pivotal moments in the business and the invaluable discoveries they’ve made along the way.

DesignByThem was launched in 2006 by cofounders Nicholas Karlovasitis and Sarah Gibson with the mission of creating an Australian design brand. The collection includes Nicholas and Sarah’s designs alongside the work of other great Australian designers including Tommy Cehak and Stefan Lie.

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