Rose Boddam-Whetham

 

Rose Boddam-Whetham’s practice nests within craft and industrial design. She has been educated in both areas of industry which she uses in her Jewellery and object-based practice. Exploration and observation are integral parts to understanding how things are made and why certain materials and techniques are used. When our lives are based heavily within a

Trevor Streader

Trevor Streader is an experienced design leader with expertise in creative process, design education, and building and supporting creative teams to deliver excellent experiences and communications. As Design Manager at Museums Victoria, Trevor established a multidisciplinary team of communication, interior, industrial and digital designers. He applied strategic and design thinking to support the development of

Malcolm Thomas

Malcolm formally trained in 3 Dimensional design specialising in furniture design. His Masters culminated in a project investigating fixing systems that required no glue or metal fasteners. The idea of how something goes together and influences form remains one of his many fascinations.

Arriving in Australia Malcolm worked in the Interior design departments of Architectural practices

Ronnie Lacham

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.”

I’m a designer by training, I think in terms of creative patterns and relationships between form and narrative. I play in the space in-between research and practice, always moving between what we think and create, and what we experience.

My work has evolved over time. Initially

Campbell Drake

Currently undertaking a PhD by practice at RMIT University in the School of Architecture and Design, Campbell Drake completed a Masters of Research Architecture at Goldsmiths University and a Bachelor of Architecture at RMIT.

Focusing on architecture, design, contemporary art and social practice, Campbell Drake is a multidisciplinary practitioner who seeks to challenge conventional interpretations of

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,

Melisa Duque

Melisa Duque-H is a Colombian Industrial Designer, based in Melbourne since 2010, where she completed her Masters by Research at Monash, which furthered her motivation to continue her design practice towards sustainability.

Melisa is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Media and Communication, RMIT. Her study takes place at a second-hand charity (op-shop), and

Dilip Chhabria

Dilip Chhabria is an automobile designer based in Mumbai – and working across India, United States and the Middle East. He trained in Transportation Design from the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California, U.S. and worked with General Motors USA in their Design Centre.

He is the founder of DC Design – www.dcdesign.co.in/ – a

CyberCraft

With Nigel Brockbank and Malte Wagenfeld

A new type of designer is being born: part craftsperson, part cyber technician; harnessing the possibilities of digital fabrication and using it for unintended purposes. They work alone!

In this elective you will work with the AMP (Advanced Manufacturing Precinct) and Craft Victoria to learn about and explore the possibilities of

Gyungju Chyon

Gyungju Chyon is one the founders of interdisciplinary studio little wonder. Her interest in practice, research, and teaching lies in how well-being and energy concerns, in tandem with explorations of natural phenomena, new materials and manufacturing processes, can lead to new relationships between artifacts, environments and humans.

She oscillates between installation art, product design and craft, engaging