Hunting Wajima 2.0

with Ronnie Lacham

Studio Timetable: Wednesday 1.30 pm – 4:30 pm & Wednesday 5.30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Hunting Wajima Project responds to the brief from CHL to design furniture for manufacture in Timor Leste.
The name, Hunting Wajima, refers to two aspects of the brief – to develop timber furniture and to develop furniture craft skills in the

Associate Professor Karli Verghese

Supervisor Meeting Times: Tuesdays, 13:00 – 14:30, in B44.1.4 (15 Lygon Street, a couple of doors down from B45)

I am a Principal Research Fellow in the Industrial Design program of the School of Design, RMIT University, Melbourne. My research activities have involved working with industry and government on areas such as packaging, food waste,

Dr Areli Avendaño Franco

Supervisor Meeting Time: To be Advised

I am an industrial designer with a passion for environmental and social design in the context of sustainability. Throughout my career, I have been engaged in a variety of local and international industry projects, research, and teaching with a main focus on challenging our pre-existing notions about design and its

Prototyping and Complex Fabrication

Industrial Design Prototyping and Complex Fabrication engages you in a technical prototyping environment to translate designed products into production ready prototypes for exhibition, presentation and for accurately communicating design intent, usability, materiality and mechanical performance to manufacturers, and product engineers.

You will engage in a wide array of prototyping tools, machines and techniques and undertake a

Design Innovation for Safer Farms

Studio Leader: Robert Eales

Industry Partner: The Victorian Farmers Federation

In this studio, we will be working to improve farm safety and occupation health and safety (OHS) outcomes for Victorian farmers.  Working with the VFF, your task will be to engage with safety issues and identify opportunities that you can use to drive the design and development

Behaviour Changing Products

Semester 1, 2013

With Leyla Acaroglu

Everything that we design influences our behaviours and changes the way we do things and our perceptions of the world. This studio is all about finding and solving real world problems by designing behaviour changing products and then communication them to the world.

Flies etched into urinals to reduce spillage, kettles that

Tracy Tung

Tracy Tung has been a car designer, a furniture exhibitor, and is currently dividing her time between freelance design and being a market gardener at Days Walk Farm, a 16 acre certified organic farm just outside of Melbourne.

During her studies in Industrial Design, Tracy was selected as one of five Melbourne designers to exhibit her

Minority Mobility

Co- Studio with COMM2747 – Digital Media Studio 3

Tuesday: 9.30 -12.30 | 9.03.010Friday: 3.30 – 6.30 | 9.03.010

Lecturers: Michael Efford & Li Ping Thong

The City of Melbourne has committed to going car free inside its CBD. Although this is a boom for air pollution and pedestrians, it raises questions around how the world’s most

Think Tank: Wearables

with Dr Scott Mitchell

Studio: 2018 Sem 1
This studio investigates the body as a site of technological intervention. Looking beyond our current obsession with smart watches and activity trackers, we will imagine a future where computing power is distributed through and across bodies, opening up new lines of communication, representation, aggregation and augmentation.

Your exploration of this

Associate Professor Mick Douglas

Supervisor Meeting Time: Tuesday 11.30 – 2.30 in B.45

Mick is a transdisciplinary designer-artist-researcher and experienced supervisor of doctorate degrees through creative research, and a teacher of design studios and design studies in the Industrial Design program. His wide ranging work explores creative approaches to collaboratively address social and ecological concerns. 

Honours Interests

I invite honours students to