Design for Dementia Studio: with Alzheimer’s Victoria

Lecturers : Dr Judith Glover and Dr Areli Avendano

Research Partners :  Alzheimer’s Victoria

 

Alzheimer Disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia affecting half to 2/3rds of dementia suffers *. Governments and health services worldwide identify it a major health challenge in the coming decades. The Gavan Institute of Medical Research states ‘In 2009 the

Michael Gray

Michael Gray is passionate about vehicle and product design.

Michael has had experience as a Creative Design Intern at GM Holden Design, where he worked within the Interior Design Team on advanced design concepts for GM China products.

Michael held a role in design engineering and technical specification with Bolwell where he prepared CAD data for moulding production processes, collaborated with

MYOM (Make your own machine)

Ben Landau + Lucile Sciallano

The widespread adoption of rapid prototyping and 3d printing has completely connected 3d digital design to manufacturing. Meanwhile, in a backlash against mass-produced objects, the aesthetic of handmade objects have become increasingly desirable. As designers, we need to conceive not only new objects, but also new ways of making them.
In this

Hyperspeed

Studio Tutors: Scott Mayson & Arthur Georgalas

Guest Critics: Simon Curlis Industry Partners

Studio Timetable: Wednesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm & Thursday 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

The studio focuses on future urban mobility that networks to provide universal publicly accessible transport between Melbourne and Sydney.

Rapid mass transit is a necessity for urbanised global communities, the Japanese Shinkansen,

Aditi Singh

Aditi Singh, Architect & Industrial Designer, holds a Masters Degree in Design from SPA, New Delhi, where she is presently Assistant Professor of Industrial Design. She has worked in a variety of domains ranging from Architecture, Product & Lighting Design, UX and Communication guided by interdisciplinary design and sustainable systems as proponents to better human

Dirt Dreams: batch production in slip-cast ceramic

 

 

Judith Glover

Ah…the humble porcelain bowl or cup…or is it? Could you make one? Could you make a thousand? Could you make any money? What else could you design and make if you understood the process—the possibilities of form, ornamentation and decoration not available in any other processes?

This studio will explore the rigors of slip-cast production.

Sustainable Vacation 2012

with Simon Curlis

This studio considers service design tools and social innovation as a means of developing tourism and sustainable vacation potential in post-carbon localised economies situated in regional Victoria. You will encounter notions of local and regional self-sufficiency in meeting food, water, and energy production and economic needs. You will also proposes activities & services

Jaliangan

 

with Ian Nazareth

Jaliangan is a portmanteau of Jaali, a perforated screen and Aangan, a residential courtyard. The studio will engage with strategies for micro urban living through the design of a multi-residential community.

Using the apartment typology as a ground for speculation, the studio will investigate and develop fresh narratives for habitation within dense urban conditions.

Din Heagney

Din Heagney is a writer, editor, researcher, and specialist in art and design communication.
He has worked on design projects for companies including MAB, Becton, Build Architecture, Royal Women’s Hospital, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Sensis, Seven Network, Australian War Memorial, and Evian. Along with managing recent

catalogues for the Biennale of Sydney, and the Venice Biennale Australian

Imbiss

Studio Tutors: Dr Malte Wagenfeld & Prof Wolfgang Laubesheimer

Studio Timetable: Monday 6:30 pm – 9:30pm & Thursday 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
NOTE: This studio includes intensive periods of work and travel abroad.

This is a ‘Global Intensive’ exchange studio between RMIT University and KISD, Cologne Germany. The studio will include two intensive mode sessions, in early October RMIT