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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

Hyperspeed

Studio Tutors: Scott Mayson & Arthur Georgalas

Guest Critics: Simon Curlis Industry Partners

Studio Timetable: Wednesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm & Thursday 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

The studio focuses on future urban mobility that networks to provide universal publicly accessible transport between Melbourne and Sydney.

Rapid mass transit is a necessity for urbanised global communities, the Japanese Shinkansen,

No Offence

Studio Tutors: Juliette Anich,  Jessica Bird & Soumitri Varadarajan

Studio Timetable:

Wednesday 3.30pm-6.30pm
Plus a week long intensive in week 4 (details to be confirmed)

Note: the studio may occasionally require alternative times for its weekly sessions

Research Partners: Victorian Legal Aid & Centre for Innovative Justice.

This studio is a must for anyone interested in social design, social innovation, change making, service design and making

Eugene Ughetti

Speak Percussion, Artistic Director, Instrument creator and experimentalist.
Eugene Ughetti instigates arts projects that impact on contemporary culture and presents work that stimulates our consciousness. He is a percussionist, composer, conductor and is currently the artistic director of Speak Percussion. His professional experience is diverse but his particular focus is new chamber music and hybrid-arts collaboration.

Eugene

Design Innovation for Safer Farms

Studio Leader: Robert Eales

Industry Partner: The Victorian Farmers Federation

In this studio, we will be working to improve farm safety and occupation health and safety (OHS) outcomes for Victorian farmers.  Working with the VFF, your task will be to engage with safety issues and identify opportunities that you can use to drive the design and development

GT2P @ the NGV: material exploration with slip-cast ceramics

Studio Tutors: Dr Judith Glover, Tate Anson & Jaclyn Pokrovsky

Studio Partners: GT2P (Chile), The National Gallery of Victoria and Melbourne Design Festival

This studio presents a unique opportunity for CCC students this semester. We will be working with international design collective GT2P from Chile to be exhibiting an installation in the foyer of the NGV International

Blast Tone

Studio Leaders: Dr Malte Wagenfeld, Eugene Ughetti  & guest specialists

Industry Partner: Speak Percussion

Studio Timetable: Monday 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm & Thursday 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

BLAST TONE is a collaboration with the highly innovative and internationally renowned percussion group ‘Speak Percussion’ and sound artist Philip Samartzis (Bogong Centre for Sound Culture).

In this studio, you will

Areli Avendaño Franco

Dr Areli Avendaño Franco is a lecturer in Industrial Design with expertise on environmental and social design for sustainability. Her research and teaching interest include design practice as well as design thinking for social problems, humanitarian design, social innovation and service design, and business innovation.

Recent research and industry projects range from packaging sustainability, design management for