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Humanitarian Design

Studio Tutor: Gordon Young and Emily Ballantyne-Brodie

In collaboration with Shelter Advisor Leeanne Marshall from the Australian Red Cross (ARC), this class looks at innovative transformation of both preparedness and emergency response activities. As a team, you will select a country and will respond to the question: What can we do in preparedness to ensure positive impact

Health Care Co-Design

Studio Tutor: Simon Curlis

Studio Partner: RMIT University and Royal Children’s Hospital.

This studio addresses concerns in the field of healthcare provision within the hospital ecosystem as a Co-Design project.

This Studio proceeds workshops with Health care staff who have highlighted issues in their professional practice.
You will work in groups and individually to investigate, analyse, and provide solutions

Augmented Bodies: The Crafting of Wearable Technology

Studio Tutors: Emma Luke and Dr Scott Mitchell

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 communication, self representation, and augmentation.

The ever increasing availability of low

Cockpit

Lecturers: Arthur Georgalas, Simon Curlis

Studio Partners: ATN Solar Car, RMIT University Solar Team

The future of transport and travel is largely about the interior user experience of drivers and passengers. Moreover, the future of vehicle development is going to require well defined and visualised

The ATN Solar car is a vehicle that has been largely driven by the

Soumitri Varadarajan

Soumitri Varadarajan is an Associate Professor in Industrial Design, at RMIT University (Melbourne, Australia).

“My design approach focuses upon proposing a future that contains preferred/ 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 have developed, and therefore

Making it Real

Studio Tutor: Jonathan Ben – Tovim & Dani Storm-Hoogland

Studio Timetable:
Thursday 3:30pm – 6:30pm  045.01.005B
Wednesday 3:30pm – 6:30pm 045.01.005B

Designers sit at the nexus between idea and reality. Every choice designers make sets off a chain of events in the future life cycle of their products. This studio seeks to take young designers and expand their understanding of new

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 /