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The place of design : exploring Ontario's design economy

Author: Tara Vinodrai; Martin Prosperity Institute.
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : Martin Prosperity Institute, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, 2009
Series: Ontario in the creative age., Working paper series ;, 2009-WPONT-014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tara Vinodrai; Martin Prosperity Institute.
OCLC Number: 427513180
Notes: "March 2009."
Description: 1 online resource (57 pages : charts).
Contents: Executive summary --
List of figures --
List of tables --
The place of design in the contemporary economy --
Data and methods --
Understanding the design economy --
Towards a 'design dividend' --
The economic value of design --
National and regional design policies: Learning from international policy best practices --
Canada and the design economy --
Exploring Ontario's design economy --
Design employment in Ontario --
The nature of design work --
The geography of design work in Ontario --
Signs of Ontario's design success: Case studies --
Upgrading the local economy by design: Architecture at the University of Waterloo --
Bringing design to the city and the world: Toronto's 'design ecology' --
Ontario's design economy: Strengths, challenges and policy implications --
References --
Works cited --
Additional materials used in developing the case studies --
Appendix A: Description of design occupations --
Appendix B: Description of design industries --
Appendix C: The geography of design employment, Architects --
Appendix D: The geography of design employment, Landscape Architects --
Appendix E: The geography of design employment, Industrial designers --
Appendix F: The geography of design employment, Graphic designers --
Appendix G: The geography of design employment, Interior designers --
Appendix H: The geography of design employment, Theatre, fashion, exhibit & other designers.
Series Title: Ontario in the creative age., Working paper series ;, 2009-WPONT-014.
Responsibility: by Tara Vinodrai.
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