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

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

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

Sonic Efforts: exploring and evaluating Sonic Interaction Design of human movement

Monday 11:30 – 2:30 |45.01.003
Thursady 11:30 – 2:30 | 45.01.003

Lecturers: Dr Frank Feltham and Ana Davila Veytia

Sonic Efforts will explore the role that live interactive sound can have as information on movement effort. In this studio you will use interactive data to and manual visualization methods to extract the patterns and features of human movement

First Class

Studio Tutors: Arthur Georgalas

Studio  Timetable:
Wednesday | 11:30 – 2:30 PM | 045.01.005D
Thursday    | 11:30 – 2:30 PM | 045.01.003

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, Shanghai Maglev trains and conceptual Hyperloop

Cycle Craft

   

Studio Leaders:  Scott Mayson & Brad Erickson

Studio Timetable:
Monday | 15:30 – 6:30 PM | 045.01.003
Tuesday | 15:30 – 6:30 PM | 045.01.005A

Studio:

Cycle Craft, explores the potential of a hybrid digital practice. You will explore a hybrid practice based approach through developing a concept bicycle – Road, MTB or Commuter bike, through

Luft | Flow & Fly

Studio Tutors: Michael Gray & Simon Curlis

Studio  Timetable:
Monday | 11:30 – 2:30 PM | 045.01.005A
Tuesday | 11:30 – 2:30 PM | 045.01.003

The rise of electric vehicles and drones has brought about an interesting synergy with emerging viable flying cars. Through this studio will explore and develop a digital workflow for designing flying vehicles that could replace the

Digits: Design Before and Beyond Form

Studio Tutors: Dr Liam Fennessy

The first wave of IoT (Internet of Things) is well upon us – where products are designed to autonomously gather user and environmental data to both inform their realtime function with other object/systems and to provide valuable commercial data that is rapidly monetised. 

As we move towards new modes of micro-niche, user

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