Karina Clarke is the Business Development Manager at Planex and the former CEO of Design Tasmania. She has vast design experience in academia, manufacturing, retail and NFP sectors. Her ability to envision long-term strategic direction and forge close relationships with community, commercial and cultural organisations has enabled her to build a 30+ year career in design.
As a practicing designer working in contemporary furniture and object design, Karina explores the dialogue between design, craft and manufacturing. She has a deep understanding of the cultural and social influences that shape our response to objects. Karina is an adjunct Senior Lecturer at UNSW Faculty of Art and Design.