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Soumitri Vradadarajan

An Associate Professor in the Industrial Design Program, School of Design, at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia my design approach focuses upon proposing a future that contains visionary products and services. I am excited by design projects that focus on the small and big challenges facing humanity. I see design projects as campaigns and so

Liam Fennessy

Concerned with how design practice might attend to the socio-cultural-environmental implications of new product and service development Dr Fennessy teaches across a range of design studio, theory and methodological domains at RMIT University. His research has two key foci: on industrial design pedagogy and practice after the project of industrialization; and on design projects that

Minority Mobility

Co- Studio with COMM2747 – Digital Media Studio 3

Tuesday: 9.30 -12.30 | 9.03.010Friday: 3.30 – 6.30 | 9.03.010

Lecturers: Michael Efford & Li Ping Thong

The City of Melbourne has committed to going car free inside its CBD. Although this is a boom for air pollution and pedestrians, it raises questions around how the world’s most

Worldly Companions: designing for visitor engagement.

Monday: 3.30 – 6.30  | room 45.01.003Wednesday: 11.30 – 2.30 | room 45.01.003

Lecturers: Dr Scott Mitchell and Scott Brewer

This studio is industry partnered with Art Processors (designers of ‘the O’ visitor experience at MONA). The studio asks students to design a new visitor experience for the RMIT Design Hub Gallery. Students will be supported in

TerraBot: Robotic Ceramic Production

Wednesday: 8.30 – 11.30  | room 45.01.05B
Wednesday: 1.30 – 4.30 | room 45.01.010 Wetspace

Lecturers: Hamish Maggs and Phoebe Richardson

This studio looks at the intersection of new technology and an ancient material- Terracotta ceramic. Students will work with the UR10 robots to extrude Terracotta clay as a manufacturing process. UR10’s are developing as new types of

us_人@+4°ACC

Studio Tutor: Dr Liam Fennessy and Dr Soumitri VaradarajanTuesday 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm Wednesday 11:30 am – 2:30pmWhere: RMIT City Campus, RMIT Brunswick Campus and Siteworks in Brunswick

Anthropogenic Climate Change (ACC) demands a radical change in how we (人= people) imagine a good life and a sharp shift away

Droid Assistant

Studio Tutor: Arthur GeorgalasWednesday 2:30 – 5:30 pm | 45.01.05AThursday 3:30 – 6:30 pm | 45.01.05B

The technocentric future of Artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) is, for most people, a scenario of a dystopian march of technology over humanity. For Industrial designers, it is a frontier of possibility.

In the last decade, we

Coranderrk Rejuvenation Lore: Indigenous Climate Engineering

Studio Tutors: Ronnie Lacham | Industrial Design | School of Design (Industrial Design)Dr Alban Mannisi | Landscape Architecture | School of Architecture and Urban Design Thursday 11:30 am – 2:30 pm | 45.01.05CThursday 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm | 45.01.05C

‘Aborigines using fire to hunt kangaroos’, by convict artist Joseph

Augmented Bodies

Monday 11:30 – 2:30 | 45.01.05DTuesday 3:30 – 6:30 | 51.02.015

Lecturers: : Emma Luke and Jay Curtis

This studio explores the body as a site of interaction and expression. Located at the meeting of emergent digital technologies and contemporary jewellery design practice, the studio asks students to imagine, design, develop and prototype new wearable objects for

Schlichtt: Germany Study Tour 2020

Thursday: 11.30-2.30  |room 45.01.05A
Thursday: 3.30-5.30 | room 45.01.05D

Lecturers: Dr Malte Wagenfeld (RMIT)
Professor Wolfgang Laubersheimer (KIST)

This highly popular and success student study tour has been run for a number of years between RMIT Univesrity and KIST in Koln Germany under the supervision of expert designers and furniture makers Dr Malte Wagenfeld and Professor Wolfgang Laubersheimer

Students will