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Connected Health

with Luca Abate

Studio Timetable: Tuesday 5.30 pm – 8:30 pm & Thursday 5.30 pm – 8:30 pm

This studio will focus on exploring health monitoring technology to get a valuable insight into the product development process within a consultancy. Led by Luca Abate, students will be designing a new product from initial brief, through concept to

Solar Car: the Design Language of Lightness

With Simon Curlis & Arthur Georgalas

Studio Timetable:  Wednesday 5.30 pm – 8:30 pm  & Thursday 1.30 pm – 4:30 pm

RMIT is indenting to enter the next World Solar Challenge, traversing Darwin to Adelaide, in a Cruiser Class Car. This Studio is focusing on designing and developing the Design Ecosystem for the Project and creating a

Hunting Wajima 2.0

with Ronnie Lacham

Studio Timetable: Wednesday 1.30 pm – 4:30 pm & Wednesday 5.30 pm – 8:30 pm

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

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