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

Dr Alban Mannisi

Alban Mannisi is a Landscape Urbanist whose research focus is on the emerging political ecology implementation in landscape planning and the social ecology deployment through various indigenous environmental mediation. His recent projects decipher the globalisation of sustainable narrative and the foundation of localised citizen resistance to translate intangible landscape components in environmental design.

Deeply concerned with

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

Marc Pascal

Marc Pascal has been working in the field of designer maker for almost 20 years. He studied Fine Art, painting and printing at VCA and then Industrial Design at RMIT. He is very interested in the “hands on” approach to design, and as such makes most of the production work in his studio where all

Tal Mor-Sinay

Tal is a design practitioner and researcher working through various disciplines, engaging with clients on projects in the fields of consumer products, mobile, furniture and lighting, fashion, agriculture markets, spatial and exhibition design.

Tal has worked as a lecturer since 2009 at the Industrial Design department at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem and

Maddison Ryder

Maddison is a recent graduate from Industrial Design here at RMIT. Her honours project explored current patterns and behaviours of throwaway culture, specifically surrounding food. Through extensive research and exploration, Maddison discovered that perceptions of food waste were a root cause for the vast amounts wasted each day by consumers. This project worked to re-define

Tim Collins

Tim Collins completed his studies in Industrial Design at RMIT, including a semester at London’s prestigious Ravensbourne College. His work in varying areas of design from furniture to product, industrial, installations and interior design has allowed him to consider new possibilities in experimental design. He is guided by the notion of morphing familiar objects into

Susan Cohn

Susan Cohn is an artist jeweller, designer and curator. She is creative director of Workshop 3000, an access metal working workshop based in Melbourne since 1980. Her broad experience of design and making has enabled her to combine traditional craft skills with mass production industrial technologies in jewellery and everyday objects. She is represented by

Adam Lynch

Adam Lynch is a young, Australian based industrial designer who explores the possibilities of creating 3-dimensional products through the manipulation of 2-dimensional materials. Lynch’s work emphasises the use of modern technologies to achieve his products.

Lynch has been active in Co-founding LAB DE STU, a Melbourne based multi award winning design collective, and more recently Dowel

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