Reasons why manufactured products don’t seem to last as long as they used to
A drop in product quality isn’t the reason many manufactured goods don’t seem to last as long as they once did, according to a senior lecturer at RMIT’s school of design.
Dr Simon Lockery told Tom Elliott the bigger issue, in his view, was a lack of repair options being available.
“I’ve never experienced, in my time inside the design and engineering industry, a regime to design things to fail,” he said on 3AW Drive.
Press PLAY below to hear him explain
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