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Memorabilia

Studio Tutor:  Tal Mor Sinay

Studio Timetable:
Wednesday 11:30am 2:30pm  045.01.005A
Tuesday        3:30pm 6:30pm  045.01.005A

Objects communicate with us through the memories and values we associate with them. Any object can become a vessel, holding memories and narratives, waiting to unfold.

This studio aims to break through the stereotypes of the souvenirs industry, explore notions of storytelling

Biodesign Challenge

http://biodesignchallenge.org/Lecturers: Dr. Leah Heiss and Emma Luke

Studio Partners: Biodesign Challenge 2019,
Fashion Design RMIT University and MDIT Masters of Design Innovation and Technology

Timetable:
Wednesday 9:30am – 12:30pm
Wednesday 1:30pm – 4:30 pm

Brunswick Campus Building: 516-02-001

The 2019 Biodesign Challenge offers students the opportunity to explore how cells, microbes, and other living things can remake the products and processes of

Pop-Up Studio: Carnegie Market Redevelopment

Lecturers: Dr. Jude Glover and Thom Luke

Studio Partners: Glen Eira Council

Timetable:
Monday | 11.30 am – 2:30 pm | B45.001.010
Thursday | 11.30 am  – 2:30 pm | B45.001.010

RMIT Industrial Design has been invited to develop concepts for the Carnegie Market Redevelopment at Shepparson’s Lane as part of the Upper Pool Studio offerings. This site is being

From Bauhaus to Brauhaus: German Study Tour

Lecturers: Dr. Malte Wagenfeld

Studio Partners: KISD, Köln, Germany

Timetable (In Melbourne):
Thursday 11.30 – 2:30pm 45.001.05A

Thursday 3.30 – 6:30pm  B45.001.05D

This studio will be part of the 100 years of Bauhaus celebrations in Germany 1919 – 2019 and a continuation of the ‘Schlicht’ studio series that is a collaboration between KISD (Cologne, Germany) and RMIT University.

Students will explore the social and design ideas /

(In)between: material and (Im)material

Tutor: Ronnie Lacham

Timetable: Tuesday       2:30pm-5:30pm

Location: 009.02.017

This tutorial will critically explore approaches and methods in design. 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 reveal

Everyday Design: Hacking Ikea

Tutor: Juan Sanin

Timetable: Tuesday 2:30pm – 5:30pm

Location: 009.02.018

This class builds on frameworks of Design Anthropology and the notion of everyday design to analyse the things that people do with ‘design objects’ at home, and you will hack an Ikea product so people can do other things with it.

The design objects that we find in a

Absurdity and Design

Tutors: Rob Eales
with guest appearances by Ceri Hann

Timetable: Tuesday 3:30pm – 6:30pm

Location: 009.02.016

This course looks at how ideas about absurdity intersect and interact with design thinking, design practice and design methods to develop other ways of thinking about and doing design.

As designers we are expected to work rationally and reasonably. However, there are other ways

Beyond the Triple Bottom Line: Spirituality & Sustainability

Tutor: Juliana Luna

Timetable: Thursday 2:30pm – 5:30pm

Location: 051.07.004

This course explores and documents current relationships between material culture and spirituality from an ecological perspective and speculates about the future role of design in the emerging field of spiritual sustainability through the production of critical objects.

More than a set of fixed goals and outcomes, sustainability can be

Bunkering Down

Tutor: Juliette Anich

Timetable: Wednesday  8:30am – 11:30am

Location: 009.02.017

 

This course explores historical and contemporary survivalists that actively prepare for speculative calamity and proposes creative solutions for this community.

What is more terrible than the unknown? During different moments in history people have lived with a fear of being under attack from dangers outside of their control. Despite

Design & Social Change: The Domestic Revolution

Tutor: Juan Sanin

Tmetable: Wednesday  8:30am-11:30am

Location: 009.02.016

 

This course analyses the ongoing transformations of domestic live using design ethnography methods and develops speculative design concepts to imagine the material culture of the future home.

In the last 20 years, domestic life has changed in dramatic ways that reflect broader social changes. We have seen how the traditional