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Techno – Comfort

ANA DAVILA

GRAP-1043-AUSCY-S2-TUT01/02

Monday 2:30 pm 5:30 pm (ONLINE)

This course will focus on the research of emotional comfort relationships developed between humans and objects. Techno-Comfort encourages students to explore the way we perceive and interact with the amulets that accompany us through life as buffers for difficult times. Why do we have them? What’s so special about

Wastification

Giorgia Pisano

GRAP-2920-AUSBR-S2-TUT01/02

Friday 11:30 am – 2:30 pm (ONLINE)

How can things go from trash to treasure? Can waste be beautiful? Why do we feel attracted to old things, second-hand products or discarded objects? How can we create or increase the emotional or economic values of waste This course invites you to explore answers for these questions

Decolonising Design

ARELI AVENDANO

GRAP-2920-AUSBR-S2-TUT01/01

Friday 8:30 am – 11:30 am (ONLINE)

Have you ever considered how your understanding of design has been shaped and influenced by your own identity: upbringing, culture, heritage? Have you ever thought about the role of design as one of consideration, accountability, and inclusivity to truly contribute to the sustainable futures of our communities and

Urban Hacking: Street Libraries

MEG MUNDELL

GRAP-2919-AUSBR-S2-TUT01/01

Monday 8:30 am 11:30 am (ONLINE)

How can we engage with local places and communities to design urban hacking projects? How can use urban hacking to promote reading, creative writing, storytelling and other creative practices around the idea of a ‘street library’? In recent years street libraries – also known as little libraries, or

Living on Water

Studio Tutor: Arthur Georgalas

Monday 3:30 – 6:30

Thursday 3:30 – 6:30

It is some unknown date in the near (or less than near) future, Climate Change has significantly impacted continents to the point where moving further inland is not an option. Individuals and communities must become Seafaring Climate Refugees.

Students will explore how humans could adapt to living

Design Aesthetics: the visual language of designed meanings

EMMA LUKE

GRAP-2919-AUSBR-S2-TUT01/02

Monday 11:30 am – 2:30 pm (ONLINE)

Symmetry, proportion, scale, weight, texture, olfactory sensation. What makes the aesthetic coding of a product or experience at times so powerful in eliciting an emotional response from us? Beauty, the sublime, manufactured desire, aspirational consumerism, planned obsolescence…. Some of these concepts are as old as time whilst others

Personal Data Futures

Dr Frank Feltham

Mon 11.30 – 2.30

Weds 3.30 – 6.30

Partners – W+SN/ Biomechanical Engineering RMIT

Data has become essential in communicating the spread of pandemic and the ferocity of bushfires that has characterised the year 2020. These events have translated personal devices and their information from the fringe to essential to survival. As an emerging industry, research

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

Techno-Comfort: everyday amulets, interactive technologies and crafts

Industrial Design Tactics GRAP-1043-AUSCY-S1-TUT01/03   Thursday 2:30pm-5:30pm      013.04.007  Ana Davila

This course will
focus on the research of emotional comfort relationships developed between
humans and objects. Techno-Comfort encourages students to explore the way we
perceive and interact with the amulets that accompany us through life as buffers
for difficult times. Why do we have them? What’s so special about them? What

Play as tactic

Industrial Design Tactics GRAP-1043-AUSCY-S1-TUT01/01   Tuesday 8:30am-11:30am051.07.004  Ronnie Lacham

This tutorial will critically explore
‘Play’ as an approach and method in design practice. It aims to undertake a
careful, reflective engagement with a range of design thinking and approaches –
to examine and create a dialogue between fiction and
reality, irrelevant and substance. This subject does not attempt to
define the design, but rather to