Joelene Tee

Design Manager – Catalyst Design Group Pty Ltd

During her BA in Industrial design, Joelene undertook an internship at Panasonic Japan in 2002. Graduating in 2003, Joelene worked at Vehicle Design Australia before joining Catalyst in 2004. Since then, she has contributed to design projects with brands including Knog, Cannondale, Matrasport, Mobilarm, and P.P.C.

Joelene contributes in

Soumitri Varadarajan

Soumitri Varadarajan is an Associate Professor in Industrial Design, at RMIT University (Melbourne, Australia).

“My design approach focuses upon proposing a future that contains preferred/ visionary products and services. I am excited by design projects that focus on the small and big challenges facing humanity. I see design projects as campaigns and so have developed, and therefore

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

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,

Charles Lin

Charles Lin is a freelance concept artist currently based in Melbourne. From a young age Charles has been passionate about storytelling leading to an interest in illustration, comic books, video games, and film. This has led to work ranging from storyboard artist to 3D design consultant.

Charles graduated Industrial Design with Honours from RMIT in 2006

Jaclyn Pokrovsky

Jaclyn graduated from RMIT Industrial Design (Honours) program in 2014. As a designer maker based in Melbourne, Jaclyn has also worked on an array of projects with RMIT including various research outcomes and ateliers with international designers including Antonio Aricò and GT2P. Focused predominantly on batch production of ceramic, these projects also incorporated themes such

Ian Nazareth

Ian Nazareth is an architect practicing between Melbourne and Mumbai. His professional experience spans a range of projects for the public and private sectors, comprising strategic urban projects, residential and institutional architectural work as well as design-research consultancies.

Ian is a Research Associate in Architecture and Urban Design at the School of Architecture and Design at

Sophie Gaur

Sophie Gaur lives in Melbourne, Australia after having moved from New Delhi in 2003. In 2007 she set up an independent studio, Sophie Gaur Studio, a continuation of her studio in Delhi where she works on a range of projects designing books, illustrating, book-binding, creating pin-hole cameras and crafting bespoke objects.

Having graduated from The National

Maria Kinas

Maria completed her studies in the field of Industrial Design in 2006; her thesis centred on the study of the acculturation and transculturation of the body ornament in the ethnic evolution of persons in the western context. Her resulting collection won Maria first prize in an international jewellery design competition; the prize being a full

Luca Abate

Luca is an industrial designer at award winning video technology company Blackmagic Design. He previously worked as a senior design consultant with Charlwood Design developing products for a diverse range of clients and industries including medical, homewares and electronics. A multifaceted designer, his career has spanned business development, marketing as well as a product design