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Sharpen one skill set for slow-burning success: How a Sydney-based designer does business.

At a young age, Australian designer Christopher Esber was given a crucial piece of advice: Put all of your energy into one thing and learn to do it very well. He’s shaped his approach to life and work around this notion. In time, it has earned him an international reputation for his exploratory design and precision tailoring. Yet perhaps more importantly, doing one thing well has served as an antidote to the designer’s greatest fear—mediocrity. Instead of being paralyzed by

  • Words:
    Madeleine Dore
  • Photography:
    Christopher Morris
  • Styling:
    Ilona Hamer

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  • Words:
    Madeleine Dore
  • Photography:
    Christopher Morris
  • Styling:
    Ilona Hamer
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