Juliana Luna

I’m an Industrial and fashion designer, lecturer and creative problem solver with a passion for designing sustainable and socially meaningful futures. I specialise in creative methodologies design research whilst focusing on consumer behaviour and its correlation with the philosophical, environmental and cultural aspects of contemporary society. I’m a PhD candidate at Monash University where I’m

Tim Denshire-Key

   

Tim Denshire-Key is an independent designer based in Melbourne. His practice currently spans a number of areas from bespoke furniture to exhibition design. He works across a range of projects that have social/ sustainability outcomes at their core.

Emily Ballantyne-Brodie

Agency of individuals is a key ingredient in design to create systems change. I think that being kind and believing that all people are nice is important thing to remember in life. Critical thinking and conviviality in design leads to more innovative outcomes.

My name is Emily. I am a designer-researcher in food systems design

Gordon Young

Gordon Young is the principal of Ethilogical Consulting. As a professional ethicist he offers extensive understanding of decision-making methodologies, value articulation, challenge management and strategic planning necessary for success in today’s hyper-connected, complex world.

Gordon is a lecturer in Professional Ethics with RMIT University’s School Design, and has worked extensively with volunteer organisations in rural communities,

Circular Economy

Tutor: Tim Denshire-Key

Friday 1:30 – 4:30

Design for sustainability goes beyond focusing on creating new products with low environmental impact. It requires rethinking how products are designed, how needs are resolved, and how resources are used. The Industrial Revolution brought about a linear model of production and consumption. In the 21st century, these practices are moving to

Towards Industrial Ecology: Design for Peri-Urban and Urban Agricultural Systems

Tutor: Emily Ballantyne-Brodie

Tuesday 5:30 – 8:30

Systems design allows designers to play a significant role in solving complex social, economic and ecological problems. Nourish Lab in semester 2 2018 will apply food systems design methodologies to the issues of peri-urban and urban agriculture.
Urban and peri-urban agriculture is expected to become increasingly important for social and environmental

Connected Health

with Luca Abate

Studio Timetable: Tuesday 5.30 pm – 8:30 pm & Thursday 5.30 pm – 8:30 pm

This studio will focus on exploring health monitoring technology to get a valuable insight into the product development process within a consultancy. Led by Luca Abate, students will be designing a new product from initial brief, through concept to

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