Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Companies in the Specialised Design Services industry provide a range of professional design services for clients across many industries. Clients often require graphic designers to design logos, brochures, leaflets, advertising material, websites and other products. A large proportion of industry demand is driven by the downstream Advertising Agencies industry. Design firms and freelance designers have benefited from the increasing willingness of advertising firms and other companies' internal marketing departments to outsource visual design work. This trend has driven steady revenue growth over most of the past five years, particularly for interior designers and web designers, with slower growth for graphic design and signwriting services... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
Entry barriers to the industry are low, as shown by the large number of small business operators across the industry. In addition to design skills, knowledge and creativity, companies in the industry require computer hardware and software. Employees generally need appropriate tertiary qualification from a university or TAFE institute. While the expansion of tertiary design courses has increased the number of people able to work in the industry, this has also contributed to downward pressure on industry wages.
Capital requirements to start in the industry are relatively low and suitable for establishing home-based businesses... purchase to read more