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In: The Design Journal, Vol. 20, No. Suppl. 1, 06.09.2017, p. S4263-S4280.

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Potts, R 2017, 'Design Education at the Boundary', The Design Journal, vol. 20, no. Suppl. 1, pp. S4263-S4280. https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1352924

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Potts, R. (2017). Design Education at the Boundary. The Design Journal, 20(Suppl. 1), S4263-S4280. https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1352924

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Potts R. Design Education at the Boundary. The Design Journal. 2017 Sep 6;20(Suppl. 1):S4263-S4280. https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1352924

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Potts, Robert. / Design Education at the Boundary. In: The Design Journal. 2017 ; Vol. 20, No. Suppl. 1. pp. S4263-S4280.

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