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Dowel Jones

Dowel Jones is an Australian design brand producing furniture, lighting and accessories, as well as working on various installations and site-specific works. The studio was established in 2013 by Dale Hardiman and Adam Lynch.

Dowel Jones is interested in simplifying objects to their bare essentials without compromising on aesthetic values while also minimising materials and processes, working with

Studio X: Dowel Jones

Studio Tutors: Dale Hardiman & Adam Lynch of Dowel Jones

Studio Times: Tuesday 6:30pm – 9:30pm & Wednesday 6:30pm – 9:30pm

We began exhibiting and selling work in our second year of university, as we saw the importance of both developing projects for University but also how being active in Melbournes’ design industry as imperative. By the time

Melisa Duque

Melisa Duque-H is a Colombian Industrial Designer, based in Melbourne since 2010, where she completed her Masters by Research at Monash, which furthered her motivation to continue her design practice towards sustainability.

Melisa is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Media and Communication, RMIT. Her study takes place at a second-hand charity (op-shop), and

Jodi Newcombe

Jodi Newcombe founded Carbon Arts following an international career as an environmental economist and sustainability consultant. Her work on natural resource management and policy design, green technology and low-carbon urban design inform her work with the creative sector.“At the heart of my practice is the belief that creativity is essential in making the transition to a

Jaclyn Pokrovsky

Jaclyn graduated from RMIT Industrial Design (Honours) program in 2014. As a designer maker based in Melbourne, Jaclyn has also worked on an array of projects with RMIT including various research outcomes and ateliers with international designers including Antonio Aricò and GT2P. Focused predominantly on batch production of ceramic, these projects also incorporated themes such

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

Bendigo Hospital: Mobile & Sensory

Studio Tutors: Dr Liam Fennessy & Melisa Duque

Partners: Digital Ethnography Research Centre (RMIT) & Bendigo Hospital

Studio Timetable: Wednesday 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm & Thursday 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
This studio tackles an aspect of a larger ethnographic study being undertaken by DERC on the transition of numerous regional health care service functions into a single site

Computational Prototyping for Industrial Design

Computational prototyping for industrial design provides a practical and theoretical immersion into the technical field of creating custom software to manipulate and control various forms of digital media. Industrial design practice increasingly engages in the integration of software in the products they design and the process by which they undertake design and research. Fields of

Electronic and Interactive Prototyping

This course provides a technical exposure to methods of developing, programming and testing Electronic and Interactive prototypes. This form of prototyping is increasingly useful in understanding how environmental and user data might effect the functionality and affect of a complex product. The rapid shift toward that ubiquitous computing systems and data feeds means that many

Systems and Service Visualisation for Industrial Design

This course gives you an introduction to specialist visualisation techniques and adaptation of existing ones to communicate the design of complex services and systems. You will deploy a user-centred approach to visualisation as a core capability for industrial design to ensure that a system or service under design is targeted to specific audiences and strategically