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

Simon Curlis

Masters of Design (Research), RMIT University
Supervisor Meeting Time: Tuesday 8.30-11.30 in B.45

Simon Curlis is a lecturer in Industrial Design with an abiding interest in Mobility as a sustainable practice with intelligent vehicles and assistive technology focus. Simon’s research considers design innovations for mobility service provision, reinventing systems of mobility, addressing wicked problems and speculating on

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

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

Dr Judith Glover

Wednesday 2pm- 5pm in B45

Dr Judith Glover is a lecturer in Industrial Design specialising in teaching social and sustainable design with a particular expertise in gender and sexuality, the craft/ design nexus, and design for batch production. With a background in the metal trades and industrial design, her particular focus of practice currently is with

Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger | Workplaces of the near future

with Jonathan Ben-Tovim and Kim Vien

What will the workplace of the future look like in 5 to 10 years time? How will disruptive technologies shape professions  and industries? How can designer help the future workforce be more productive, healthier and happier?

Students will be given a range of analytical techniques and strategies to help explore and understand current work

Cancer Information & Navigation

With Juliette Anich & Juan Sanin

Monday 9:30 – 12:30 / Thursday 1:30 – 4:30

This is an immersive studio held in collaboration with the Peter Mac Cancer Centre and take on the challenge to imagine what a “Cancer Academy” might be. Using a multiple-stakeholder engagement approach, this studio will identify and develop key interventions to improve

Travis Cox

Graduating with his doctorate from the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) in 2015, Dr. Travis Cox’s ongoing theoretical and artistic exploration seeks to examine the relationships between the user and the computer. The mediation of both the artist and the user within digital code produces a shared act of meaning creation and he has

Toy Story

 

Studio Tutors: Tal Mor Sinay

Studio  Timetable:
Monday   | 8:30 – 11:30 AM | 045.01.005A
Thursday | 15:30 – 6:30 PM | 045.01.005A

 

“Play is the highest form of research” (Albert Einstein?)

This studio taps on an emerging movement in recent years that seeks to look for, and empower the problem solvers of the future. Children are already designers, creative

Culpra Station

Campbell Drake

Known as Culpra Station, this multidisciplinary studio is centered around a 8500 hectare site in rural New South Wales and will explore social enterprise and design systems that provide economic, environmental, social and cultural benefits to local communities. The studio has been formulated following an invitation by the Culpra Milli Aboriginal Corporation to assist