La Cucina Futurista: The Great Australian Roadtrip

Studio Tutor: Marcus Cher

Studio Timetable:
Tuesday 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm &
Wednesday 12:30 pm 3:30 pm

Teaming up with Lûmé (a cutting edge, multi-disciplinary and multi-sensory restaurant with two chef hats and two incredible iterations of The Great Australian Roadtrip with Tourism Australia) Chef Shaun Quade and behavioural economist Veronica Fil, will be assisting this studio to

Joshua Batty

Dr Joshua Batty a Melbourne based contemporary instrument builder, sound and real-time animation artist and creative software developer.

Josh completed a Bachelor Degree in performing Arts playing jazz trumpet, completed his honours exploring multimedia interactivity with Max/MSP/Jitter and openFrameworks, and received a scholarship in order to undertake his doctoral studies. Josh’s PhD research into creating synergistic relationships

Shell Works

Youssef Tayeb & Jim Lavranos
The Studio is an RMIT Industrial Design industry project in conjunction with Shell Works a prosthetic product innovation company formed by Youssef Tayeb (Industrial Designer) and Jim Lavranos (Prosthetist/Orthotist)
The project’s primary focus is the design and development of a fixation system and a detachable and modifiable ‘shell’ or casing for prosthetic

Parag Anand

Parag Anand is Associate Professor of Industrial Design at the SPA, New Delhi. He has a Masters Degree in Design from IIT, Delhi and has also trained at the TU Delft, the Netherlands. He was the co-founder of 5th Quadrant Design and has more than 15 years of experience in the field. He has undertaken

Dirt Dreams: batch production in slip-cast ceramics

Lecturer: Judith Glover

Ah…the humble porcelain bowl or cup…or is it? Could you make one? Could you make a thousand? Could you make any money? What else could you design and make if you understood the process—the possibilities of form, ornamentation and decoration not available in any other processes?
This studio will explore the rigours of slip-cast

Advanced Industrial Design Visualisation

Advanced Industrial Design Visualisation provides specific technical and methodological development in advanced levels of industrial design drawing, graphic composition, in-situ and explanatory rendering, contextual and instructional illustration, diagramming and scenario visualisation.

You will extend a growing repertoire of drawing techniques and translate those skills into emerging digital drawing environments.

An emphasis is placed on how to think

Towards Ecoville

Stephen Clune and Simon Lockrey

Ecoville nowcasts “A place where people live and work under the ‘eco’ banner of holistic sustainability”. Focusing on three related themes of food, the household and health. The household will be studied in relation to how we live, our health and wellbeing. The studio develops products that facilitate a reduction in

Exhibition design and curatorship: Contemporary cultures of display

By Deanne Koelmeyer
The studio will explore the contemporary practices of display and exhibition.  The studio will expose students to the process of curatorial theme development; object and artifact selection, interpretation, exhibition design and audience participation and interaction.
Students will engage with current critical debate on topical ideas/issues including:
-the idea of audience-centered institutions,
– the idea that visitors

Taxa Lab: Agile Design for Technologically Mediated Conservation

Lecturers: Liam Fennessy and Scott Mitchell
Wednesdays 9.30 until 12.30 and 1.30 until 4.30 ( please note there will be an intensive at Mid semester which will reduce the hours in the second half of the semester)
We live in a time of human induced climate change and seemingly insurmountable challenges to the future of our natural systems,

Scott Mitchell

Scott Mitchell holds an undergraduate honours degree in fine art and a PhD in design. He is a practicing artist and works across a diverse array of fields from public sculpture to interactive objects and environments. He exhibits widely as both an individual artist and as part of the collaborative groups Open Spatial Workshop with