Design for the City

Studio Leaders: Pierre Proske & Travis Cox

Studio Partner: Media Lab Melbourne

Studio Timetable: Tuesday 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm 100.05.006 & Thursday 9:30 am 12:30 pm 100.05.006

“We need a reflective urban unplanning, an understanding of the organic ways in how cities should work, the anarchy of the everyday. This is a vision of cities that values improvisation versus rigidity,

CyberCraft

With Nigel Brockbank and Malte Wagenfeld

A new type of designer is being born: part craftsperson, part cyber technician; harnessing the possibilities of digital fabrication and using it for unintended purposes. They work alone!

In this elective you will work with the AMP (Advanced Manufacturing Precinct) and Craft Victoria to learn about and explore the possibilities of

Design for Distribution | Furniture & Lighting

Working alongside practising designers Dale Hardiman and Adam Lynch of Dowel Jones, Design for Distribution (Furniture and Lighting) will work with one of Australia’s leading furniture distributors Cafe Culture + Insitu as a client to produce a piece/s of furniture or lighting with the intention of distribution. Market research has long been a tiring task

Dirt Dreams: The Lighthouse

Studio Tutor: Judith Glover & Simon Lloyd

Studio Timetable: Wednesday 12:30 – pm 3:30 pm & Wednesday 6:30 – pm 9:30 pm

Studio Partners: Clayworks Australia & Northcote Pottery

Dirt Dreams is an on-going series of studios that introduces students to the technicalities, wonder and frustration of producing artefacts through slip-cast ceramics techniques. You will learn basic mould making,

Sangam Studio_ Artisan & Designer: Design dialogues of Contemporary Craft Practice

Matthew Butler & Phillipa Abbot & Judith Glover

This studio aims to engage students around different modes of research, collaborative design and cross pollination of age-old technique and cultural practice with contemporary design and innovation. It looks to situate this within dialogues of sustainable development – cultural, social, environmental and economic – within Semerang, Indonesia and

Sarah Webber

Sarah Webber has professional IT background, mostly in client-facing and user advocacy roles. Most recently, she worked in user research and UX evaluation, but before that in business analysis and project management, for a range of corporate, government, academic and non-profit organisations.
In recent years Sarah has collaborated on academic projects designing and researching novel applications

Glass Fines Re-purposing

Studio Tutors: Dr Liam Fennessy & Mark Douglas

With: Simon Lockrey and Dr Judith Glover

Partners: Sustainability Victoria, Mark Douglass & the Alex Fraser Group

Studio Timetable: Thursday 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm & Intensive Dates & Location TBC
The recycling of glass is an energy intensive and highly tuned process that results in a very large quantity of mixed and contaminated

Joelene Tee

Design Manager – Catalyst Design Group Pty Ltd

During her BA in Industrial design, Joelene undertook an internship at Panasonic Japan in 2002. Graduating in 2003, Joelene worked at Vehicle Design Australia before joining Catalyst in 2004. Since then, she has contributed to design projects with brands including Knog, Cannondale, Matrasport, Mobilarm, and P.P.C.

Joelene contributes in

SCHLICHT! what would the Shakers have done with digital fabrication technology?

With Dr Malte Wagenfeld (RMIT) & Prof Wolfgang Laubersheimer (KISD).

Partner Program: Integrated Design, KISD (Köln International School of Design), Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Germany & Industrial Design.

KISD Cologne: http://kisd.de/en/kisd-online/

IMM Cologne: http://www.imm-cologne.com/en/imm/home/index.php

This is an exchange studio between RMIT and KISD, Cologne Germany. KISD students will visit RMIT in April and RMIT students will have the

Tim Collins

Tim Collins completed his studies in Industrial Design at RMIT, including a semester at London’s prestigious Ravensbourne College. His work in varying areas of design from furniture to product, industrial, installations and interior design has allowed him to consider new possibilities in experimental design. He is guided by the notion of morphing familiar objects into