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Week 7—13
May 2018

MKW18 7—13 May

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Philippe Guichard

Philippe Guichard is an award-winning, international industrial designer with over 25 years of experience in the industry. He has launched numerous successful products – a feat helped by his background in mechanical engineering. In 2013 he founded his Melbourne design studio, D2 Design and Development. Philippe is also the founder of Cablestop, a cable management device, which was successfully funded on Kickstarter. Overall, Philippe’s design have helped reached over $200Millions in sales.

His design for a chair made out of linen has recently won the Gold Melbourne Design Award for Industrial Design, as well as the International JEC award for Innovation and Design. Another product, the Eclipse Inverter, received the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Award.

Philippe Guichard's events

Startup Breakfast: Australian Made Has a New Heartbeat

It's time to make the homegrown Australian Made brand into something global. This talk will explore why we have the perfect chance to breathe new life into the Australian Made brand and why Melbourne should be at the heart of the changes.

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