Digits: Design Before and Beyond Form

Studio Tutors: Dr Liam Fennessy and …

Timetable:
Tuesday | 3:30pm 6:30pm | 045.01.005B
Monday | 11:30am 2:30pm | 045.01.005D

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

Augmented Bodies: The Crafting of Wearable Technology

Studio Tutors: Emma Luke and Dr Scott Mitchell

Studio Timetable:
Thursday | 11:30am 2:30pm | 045.01.010
Monday  | 11:30am 2:30pm | 045.01.005A

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

Cockpit

Lecturers: Arthur Georgalas, Simon Curlis

Studio Partners: ATN Solar Car, RMIT University Solar Team

Timetable:
Monday 3:30pm 6:30pm        | 45.01.003 Digital Studio
Wednesday 11:30am 2:30pm |45.01.003 Digital Studio

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

Camera Kraft

Studio Tutor: Dr Scott Mayson

Studio Timetable: Monday 9:30-12:390 & Thursday 5:30-8:30 Wacom Lab

Studio Partners: TBC

This studio explores the expanding field of smartphone filmmaking through the design and development of filmmaking tools like cases, booms, stabilisers, rolling platforms, sliders and other tools for this category.

The approach is to develop your digital practice from users to

Mobility +

Studio Tutor: Simon Curlis

Studio Timetable: Monday 13:30- 16:30 | Thursday 13:30 – 16:30

Studio Partners: ATN Universities School of Design Workshops

This Studio is about the digital workflow of vehicles, in particular, we are looking at a new generation of ultra lightweight and energy efficient vehicles.

The digital design ecosystem supports creative visualisation, form development, integration of human

Furniture Collective

Studio Tutor: Arthur Georgalas

Studio Timetable: Wednesday 5:30-8:30 & Thursday 1:30-4:30

Furniture manufacturers will often design ‘collections’, which are pieces of furniture that share consistent design language with overarching thematics. Collections allow for the effective outfitting of an Architecture designed home, office, cafe, etc..

Furniture Collective focuses on developing your parametric modelling skills to design a range of

Making: VR to Manufacture

with Dr Scott Mayson

Studio: 2018 Sem 1

Making: VR to Manufacture explores Furniture & Lighting Design through the intersection between new virtual reality tools, VIVE/ Gravity Sketch VR, CAD tools Fusion360,  Rhino3d & Umake on iOS as well as CNC prototyping Building 45. You will have some access to Scott’s VIVE in class to develop your understanding of these new technologies. From here you

Think Tank: Wearables

with Dr Scott Mitchell

Studio: 2018 Sem 1
This studio investigates the body as a site of technological intervention. Looking beyond our current obsession with smart watches and activity trackers, we will imagine a future where computing power is distributed through and across bodies, opening up new lines of communication, representation, aggregation and augmentation.

Your exploration of this

Our Space

with Mani Williams

Studio: 2018 Sem 1

This studio will expose you to contemporary data collection and analytic techniques to understand user behaviour, and strategies to integrate them into your design process. The development of our new Building 45 space will be our site, and your fellow students and faculty staff with be our clients. Together they

Visualising the Invisible: designing for climate change

Studio Tutors: Pierre Proske (of Media Lab Melbourne & Sensory Empire) & Jodi Newcombe (Carbon Arts)
Studio Timetable: Tuesday 10:00am – 12:01pm  and Wednesday 6:30pm – 9:30pm
The most difficult aspect of managing our carbon footprint is that though we can measure our energy use, we can’t readily see it. Data visualisation is an important tool towards helping us