CycleFuturesLAB: designing for after the auto-diseconomy

Liam Fennessy & Scott Mayson

Given Australians buy more new bicycles than they do cars what if Melbourne redirected its car parts manufacturing capabilities towards innovation in the cycling product/service ecosystem? Auto parts manufacture in Melbourne has been the mainstay of the local manufacturing sector for the best part of a century and is now at

Stuffed, Starved and Salvaged

Studio Leader: Juliette Anich and Maddison Ryder

Studio Timetable
Monday | 8:30 – 11:30 AM | 045.01.005B
Wednesday | 11:30 – 2:30 PM | 045.01.005C

Ingrained within habits and behaviours of individuals, consumption has reached a critically dominant position in modern society. We are defined no longer by what we do, but rather, what we have and display (Humphrey, 2009).

Rose Boddam-Whetham

 

Rose Boddam-Whetham’s practice nests within craft and industrial design. She has been educated in both areas of industry which she uses in her Jewellery and object-based practice. Exploration and observation are integral parts to understanding how things are made and why certain materials and techniques are used. When our lives are based heavily within a

[un]valued

Studio: Dr Areli Avendaño Franco & Hieco Wesselius
Studio Partners: Salvos and Australia Post

Studio Timetable: Tuesday 9:30 am – 12:30 pm & Thursday 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

This design studio aims to expose students to the challenges of engaging in a real service design project through a collaboration among the key main stakeholders: SALVOS Stores, Australia Post and Industrial Design

Around-Sound

Semester 1, 2013

With Sophie Gaur

This Studio explores ideas of sound and music. Besides doing some in-depth research into the nature of musical styles and instruments you will explore the making of music-making objects. Beginning at first with simple acoustic objects we progress to a more complex ones based on personal interests and drivers.

In this studio

Hunting-Wajima

with Ronnie Lacham + Soumitri Varadarajan
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 workforce. Hunting visually connects the project to the values of the

Materiality 4.0

Lecturers: Dr Judith Glover and Emma Luke 

Monday: 3.30-6.30 

Thursday: 11.30-2.30 

Mega fires, floods, cyclones, pandemics— 2020 has taught us that we are living through the global paradigm shift that scientist feared was coming. A rapid environmental step change of extremes and monumental scale. If we aren’t safe in the fire and drought prone bush our glittering cities

Assistive Technologies for Positive Ageing

Lecturer : Frank Feltham

Research Partner : Dr Elizabeth Cyarto, NARI.

Australia’s population is ageing. Advances in health care, living standards and technology have contributed to lower fertility rates and increased life expectancy meaning that Australians are living longer and in the future older people will make up a larger percentage of our population* .

This population growth

Marc Pascal

Marc Pascal has been working in the field of designer maker for almost 20 years. He studied Fine Art, painting and printing at VCA and then Industrial Design at RMIT. He is very interested in the “hands on” approach to design, and as such makes most of the production work in his studio where all

Swipe and Drive Public Car 2012

Simon Curlis , Robert Eales & Soumitri Varadarajan

Keywords: Public Transport | Transport design | Sustainability | Service Design | App Development | CAD digital Sculpting

Imagine a future where you can get off a train and swipe straight into a ‘metro car’ that takes you to your final destination. This is the future public transport network