Fantastic Tactics for Plastic Pioneers (FTPP)

Studio Leaders: Dr Juliette Anich & Dr Liam Fennessy

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

Studio Partners: Patagonia, Metropolitan Waste Resource Recovery Group (MWRRG (Vic Govt)) & RMIT Design With/Without/Out Waste Outreach Platform (DWOP)

No longer something we can assume is recycled, post-consumer plastics waste is an unavoidable concern for environmentally concerned designers.

With the

De-constructing the status quo

Studio Leader: Dr. Areli Avendano Franco

Studio Timetable: Wednesday 5:30-8:30 | Thursday 5:30-8:30

Studio Partner: Australian Red Cross

Globally, there are more frequent and severe natural hazards affecting communities due to climate change. To minimise the impact of humanitarian scenarios, preparedness and emergency response are two fundamental processes that need to be integrated together. The most critical challenges faced include:

The Peter Mac Design Studio

Studio Leader: Dr Juan Sanin

Studio Timetable: Monday 9.30-12:30- 16:30 | Wednesday 13:30 – 16:30

Studio Partners: Peter Mac Cancer Centre and RMIT Policy & Impact Team

The right information, in the right place, at the right moment

This multidisciplinary design studio held in collaboration with the Peter Mac Cancer Centre and RMIT Policy & Impact Team takes on the challenge to imagine what a

Hack Espresso

With Youseff Tayeb
This studio tutorial is an industry based project collaborating with the Advanced Manufacturing Precinct (AMP),
The project involves the design development and prototyping of a domestic coffee espresso machine in the open source paradigm. The intention is to gain crowd funding at the conclusion of the studio.
You will immerse yourself in the culture of

How to Make It…

with Ed Linacre and Victor Legin

This studio is lead by the founders of Copper Industrial Design, who specialise in developing products for local manufacture and international promotion. Lighting offers a deceptively simple yet sophisticated product to learn a series of production and commercial skills through.

The Studio will focus on developing your Design process in the

Time for Yourself

With Gyungju Chyon

Rapid technological development compresses our time and space more and more, resulting in increasingly complex and stressful lives. The Time to Yourself studio reflects on the need in our contemporary lifestyle to recuperate mental and physical well-being.

The studio will investigate how people’s lives are driven and affected by both material
and non-material factors such

Toy Design

With Simon Curlis

This studio tutorial is an industry based project collaborating with the Advanced Manufacturing Precinct (AMP), it is the first of a series of Industry Projects to be conducted in this way. The project involves the design development of a range of toys and accessories following the initial creative visualisation of core toys. The

Design as Narrative

With Dr Judith Glover and Simone LeAmon

Stories are ubiquitous – they surface and appear everywhere; we hear them, read them and watch them unfold in art as we do in life. Through narrative stories transmit messages and inspire meaning; they are deployed as fiction, parables and myth. They also locate us in time and place;

Around Sound

With Sophie Gaur

Human beings react to sound in various ways. Sounds can excite, soothe, heal or energise, as well as offer a range of emotional, intellectual and physical responses, based on how they are delivered. This studio explores this area of this sensory delivery through the design and construction of objects that either respond to

Around-Sound

Semester 1, 2013

With Sophie Gaur

This Studio explores ideas of sound and music. Besides doing some in-depth research into the nature of musical styles and instruments you will explore the making of music-making objects. Beginning at first with simple acoustic objects we progress to a more complex ones based on personal interests and drivers.

In this studio