Judith Glover

I have a broad and varied range of experiences in design, fabrication, research and teaching. My own practice/ studio produces high quality sex toys in ceramic slip- cast batch production. This production aligns to my PHD thesis on the sex toy industry and its potential relationship to Industrial Design. This thesis not only explores the

Areli Avendaño Franco

Dr Areli Avendaño Franco is a lecturer in Industrial Design with expertise on environmental and social design for sustainability. Her research and teaching interest include design practice as well as design thinking for social problems, humanitarian design, social innovation and service design, and business innovation.

Recent research and industry projects range from packaging sustainability, design management for

Robert Eales

In 2012 Robert completed a Masters of Design by Research at Monash investigating the possibilities of closed loop production at a desktop scale by creating a system and machinery that converted waste plastic into 3D printer filament which was then used to create new products.
He is interested in how open-source approaches to design practice, digital

Hacking the workplace

Monday: 11:30 – 2:30 | 045.01.005C
Wednesday: 3:30 – 6:30 |045.01.005A

Lecturers: Dr Juan Sanin and Ronnie Lacham

How can workplaces become a space for working, hanging-out and playing?

 This studio is an experiment. We are going to challenge assumptions about how workplaces are supposed to function and look like, and we will collaborate with Oxfam Australia to run

Juan Sanin

I’m a lecturer in Industrial Design at RMIT University. My research looks at the broad field of Design Anthropology. I’m particularly interested in the material culture of everyday life, the articulation of ethnographic fieldwork and design practice, and the use of co-design methods to involve users in the design process. More recently, I’ve come interested in

Aged Care Living Lab

Wednesday: 2:30 – 5:30 | 045.01.005C
Thursday: 11:30 – 2:30 | 045.01.005B

Lecturers: Juan Sanin and Meg Mundell

How would a living-lab in a nursing home look like? How can we incorporate creative practices into aged care services? How can we use social innovation to transform an aged care centre into a creative hub?

This studio is a social

Leah Heiss

I am a Melbourne-based designer and RMIT researcher working at the nexus of design, health, and technology. My practice traverses device, service and experience and my process is deeply collaborative, working with experts from nanotechnology, engineering and health services through to manufacturing. My health technology projects include jewellery to administer insulin through the skin for

Nigel Brockbank

Industrial Designer, conscientious citizen and proud father

Having completed a Bachelor of Industrial Design in 1998, he has travelled a diverse path through design.

Upon graduation, he worked on computer games for two Melbourne based game design companies. Later moving on to freelancing and working within his own business on projects as varied as TV commercials, 3D

Wil Campbell

Wil is an alumni of RMIT’s Industrial Design program who graduated in 2010. Wil has worked across a wide range of projects and industries; from wayfinding consultancies to working with multinational cosmetics companies, via robotic bands, pop-up retail spaces and road trips to Mongolia with a 3D printer.

Wil’s primary interest is in the intersectional

Juliette Anich

Dr Juliette Anich is an active entrepreneur and researcher, problem solver and conversationalist. Her interests lie in exploring environmental and social change through research, teaching and project development. She loves crazy ideas, start-ups and growing businesses.

Juliette has a Bachelor in Design from UNSW, a Masters in Business from RMIT where her thesis looked into ethical consumer