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Lance Rake

I have been learning, practising, and teaching industrial design since 1970.  I received my BFA in Industrial Design from Kansas University and my MID in Industrial Design from North Carolina State University. Currently Professor of Industrial Design at the University of Kansas, I have also taught full-time at Auburn University and Carrington in Auckland, New

Michael Efford

After completing a BA Design (Honours) in Multimedia Design in 2001, and after a 3-year stint as a sessional academic in the fields of web design and 2d & 3d animation, Mik became, amongst other things, a freelance web and graphic designer. Through his freelance and studio experience he has developed a broad spectrum of creative

Mental

Studio Leaders: Trevor Streader & Leah Heiss

Studio Timetable:
Monday  | 11:30 – 2:30 pm  | 9.03.005B
Thursday  | 3.30 – 5:30 pm | 9.03.006A
Studio Partner: Science Gallery Melbourne
Note: This is a  cross-disciplinary studio with Communications Design *CAPED at 10 ID students.

Science Gallery Melbourne will be a bold addition to our city, exploring the collision of art and

Playscape Furniture

 

Studio Tutor:  Ronnie Lacham

Studio Timetable:

Monday       | 11:30 AM  – 2:30 PM | 045.01.005C
Wednesday | 11:30 AM  – 2:30 PM | 045.01.005B

This studio is on a rigorous industrial manufacturing process in collaboration with Maynard. The focus of this studio to develop and design of a product for a selected outdoor and indoor space creating a

Toy Story

 

Studio Tutors: Tal Mor Sinay

Studio  Timetable:
Monday   | 8:30 – 11:30 AM | 045.01.005A
Thursday | 15:30 – 6:30 PM | 045.01.005A

 

“Play is the highest form of research” (Albert Einstein?)

This studio taps on an emerging movement in recent years that seeks to look for, and empower the problem solvers of the future. Children are already designers, creative

Tracy Tung

Tracy Tung has been a car designer, a furniture exhibitor, and is currently dividing her time between freelance design and being a market gardener at Days Walk Farm, a 16 acre certified organic farm just outside of Melbourne.

During her studies in Industrial Design, Tracy was selected as one of five Melbourne designers to exhibit her

Humanitarian Design (TBC)

Tutor: Areli Avendano

Timetable: Tuesday 3:30pm – 6:30pm

Location: 051.02.015

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Globally, there are more frequent and severe natural hazards affecting communities due to climate change. To minimise the impact of humanitarian scenarios, preparedness and emergency response are two fundamental processes that need to be integrated together. The most critical challenges faced include: to fully acknowledge the complexity of

Nick Johns

After completing a BA in Industrial Design at RMIT University

 

Nick has worked with the former, Centre for Design at RMIT University and has been teaching in Complex fabrication and Design studies classes.

As a practicing industrial and product designer, Nick has his own label, Black Panda.

Nick also works at Quirk and Co , in store you can

The Reuseful Project 2.0

Lecturers: Nick Johns

As we watch our household recycling industry falter –  with the local market value of recycled materials collapsing, and off-shore processors refusing to accept our post-consumer packaging waste – we are facing major environmental and resource availability challenges.

These challenges are ultimately design problems, in that the social practices and the waste materials generated through

Digits: Design Before and Beyond Form

Studio Tutors: Dr Liam Fennessy

The first wave of IoT (Internet of Things) is well upon us – where products are designed to autonomously gather user and environmental data to both inform their realtime function with other object/systems and to provide valuable commercial data that is rapidly monetised. 

As we move towards new modes of micro-niche, user