The Financial Crisis and Its Effects on Product Design

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Are you an industrial designer? How is the financial crisis being felt on your site? Worth a read, the recent article by journalist John Hockenberry over at Metropolis is trying to pick on the main issues that will happen to design when demands shrink. When the market is filled with non-buyers and the inclination not to spend is at record levels. As much fresh new content we need here on Freshome, having empty shoppers stores that are filled with design, just isn’t good for the business. So how might designers participate in an economy of no product? Check out the rest of the article (which is great) in here.

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