Solar Car: the Design Language of Lightness

With Simon Curlis & Arthur Georgalas

Studio Timetable:  Wednesday 5.30 pm – 8:30 pm  & Thursday 1.30 pm – 4:30 pm

RMIT is indenting to enter the next World Solar Challenge, traversing Darwin to Adelaide, in a Cruiser Class Car. This Studio is focusing on designing and developing the Design Ecosystem for the Project and creating a

Hunting Wajima 2.0

with Ronnie Lacham

Studio Timetable: Wednesday 1.30 pm – 4:30 pm & Wednesday 5.30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Hunting Wajima Project responds to the brief from CHL to design furniture for manufacture in Timor Leste.
The name, Hunting Wajima, refers to two aspects of the brief – to develop timber furniture and to develop furniture craft skills in the

Studio X: Dowel Jones

Studio Tutors: Dale Hardiman & Adam Lynch of Dowel Jones

Studio Times: Tuesday 6:30pm – 9:30pm & Wednesday 6:30pm – 9:30pm

We began exhibiting and selling work in our second year of university, as we saw the importance of both developing projects for University but also how being active in Melbournes’ design industry as imperative. By the time

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

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

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

[un]valued

Studio: Dr Areli Avendaño Franco & Hieco Wesselius
Studio Partners: Salvos and Australia Post

Studio Timetable: Tuesday 9:30 am – 12:30 pm & Thursday 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

This design studio aims to expose students to the challenges of engaging in a real service design project through a collaboration among the key main stakeholders: SALVOS Stores, Australia Post and Industrial Design

Eco Moto EV

Studio Leaders: Simon Curlis & Alistair McInnes.

What happens when Silicon Valley takes over from Detroit as a leading influence in transport design?

The rise of Tesla is an interesting shift from the dominance of Detroit only a century earlier. A perfect storm of intellectual and financial capital has demonstrated for us the potential of disruptive businesses

The Craft of Design

Studio Leaders: Andrew Louey & Arjun Jayendran

Studio Timetable:
Monday 17:00 – 20:00 and Thursday 17:00 – 20:00

More and more every day we encounter or interact with slickly-designed anodyne products assembled from injection moulded polymers or machined exotic alloys. These goods have become symbols of modern manufacture – precisely identical, flawless, soul-less and devoid

CBD North

Studio leader: Wil Campbell

Studio Associates: RMIT University, University of Melbourne, City of Melbourne.

Studio Timetable:
Wednesday 13:30 – 16:30 and Thursday 17:00 – 20:00

CBD North is a visioning project shared by RMIT University, City of Melbourne and the University of Melbourne (UoM). We speculate on the future development of the area between RMIT and UoM. This small district