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Prototyping and Complex Fabrication

Industrial Design Prototyping and Complex Fabrication engages you in a technical prototyping environment to translate designed products into production ready prototypes for exhibition, presentation and for accurately communicating design intent, usability, materiality and mechanical performance to manufacturers, and product engineers.

You will engage in a wide array of prototyping tools, machines and techniques and undertake a

Advanced Industrial Design Visualisation

Advanced Industrial Design Visualisation provides specific technical and methodological development in advanced levels of industrial design drawing, graphic composition, in-situ and explanatory rendering, contextual and instructional illustration, diagramming and scenario visualisation.

You will extend a growing repertoire of drawing techniques and translate those skills into emerging digital drawing environments.

An emphasis is placed on how to think

Advanced Computer Aided Industrial Design

Tutor: Dr Scott Mayson & Dustin Bayley

In this course, you will extend your knowledge and skills in the digital design and development process to design and produce complex forms, products and assemblies. You will design, revise, animate and evaluate three-dimensional forms within a digital environment including mechanical simulations, finite element analysis, software enabled life cycle

La Cucina Futurista: The Great Australian Roadtrip

Studio Tutor: Marcus Cher

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

Teaming up with Lûmé (a cutting edge, multi-disciplinary and multi-sensory restaurant with two chef hats and two incredible iterations of The Great Australian Roadtrip with Tourism Australia) Chef Shaun Quade and behavioural economist Veronica Fil, will be assisting this studio to

XZT Creative Futures

Studio Tutors: Scott Mayson & Simon Curlis

Studio Timetable: Tuesday 3:30 pm- 6:30 pm & Wednesday 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

This studio addresses a client brief to develop affordable luxury products for Chinese Market. These product categories are Tea Thermoses and Desktop organising objects. As a Designer in this studio you are expected to generate and prototype designs that meet and extend

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,

Imbiss

Studio Tutors: Dr Malte Wagenfeld & Prof Wolfgang Laubesheimer

Studio Timetable: Monday 6:30 pm – 9:30pm & Thursday 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
NOTE: This studio includes intensive periods of work and travel abroad.

This is a ‘Global Intensive’ exchange studio between RMIT University and KISD, Cologne Germany. The studio will include two intensive mode sessions, in early October RMIT

Arthur Georgalas

Arthur Georgalas, is a graduate of Industrial Design (Honours), which he undertook after graduating from the Associate Degree in Furniture Design with RMIT.

Arthur has great enthusiasm as a designer for emerging technologies in virtual & augmented reality (VR/AR) and how it can be integrated into large scale industry operations and personal recreational activities.

During my Honours year I joined VicHyper,

OSV R&R

Studio Tutor: Robert Eales,  Arthur Georgalas & Simon Curlis

Studio Timetable: Wednesday 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Thursday 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

This year heralds the sunset of Australian automotive mass manufacturing new opportunities emerge for returning localised manufacture. RMIT designers are being called on to participate in a concept vehicle development programme to propose and visualise opportunities for

Species of Spaces and other Places

Studio Tutors: Ronnie Lacham & Tate Anson

Studio Timetable: Tuesday 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm & Tuesday  6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

George Perec Species of Spaces and other Pieces attempt to deal with the ‘stage’ in the conventional concepts of apartment space, trying to imagine fascinating alternatives in their strangeness to the familiar division of a bedroom, a