Metal studio: Hand and Machine

Studio Leaders | Rose Boddam-Whetham and Brad Marmion

Studio Timetable:
Tuesday 8:30 – 11:30 (Room 45.01.010)

Wednesday 8:30 – 11:30 (Room 45.01.010)

In this studio, you will explore the captivating world of metal object design. Metal fabrication encompasses an important range of principles and techniques for Industrial Designers that are relevant at all scales of production. Metal is a wonderfully

Flexible Fabrication

Studio Tutor:  Emma Luke and Cathy Parry

Studio Timetable: Monday 1.30 and Wednesday 9.30

Studio Partners: Industrial Sowing and RMIT Textiles Program Brunswick

This Flex Fab studio is a joint studio with the Textiles students from Brunswick Campus in the School of Fashion and Textiles, and Cathy Parry from Industrial Sowing Studio. Led by Industrial Design lecturer Emma

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

Post-Fordism: Designing futures in the wake of industrial design.

Jess Bird (VEIL) and guests

The Ford Assembly Plant has been part of the Broadmeadows landscape for 55 years, manufacturing cars and providing local jobs. In October 2016, the plant will close and Ford will cease manufacturing in Australia. So when the last car is rolled off the assembly line, what happens to all this potential?

Future musics: Designing envirosonics for the post-human city

Studio Leaders: Dr Jordan Lacey & Dr Ceri Hann

Studio Timetable: Monday 9.30-12:30| Wednesday 5:30-8:30

Studio Partner: Testing Grounds

 

In the posthuman city, interactive technologies and mashed up audio systems provide new ways for imagining evolving identities in the city streets. No longer just transition spaces for movement between points, the posthuman city will become a place for

RE | Design Studio

with Simon Curlis & Soumtiri Varadarajan

The RE|Design Studio addresses the concerns of a motorcycle company with a proud history & brand identity that is facing increasing pressure in the global market place.In the footsteps of other heritage such as Harley Davidson (USA) or Triumph (UK), we are tasked with visualising the evolution of the brand

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

The Reuseful Project 2.0

Lecturers: Nick Johns

As we watch our household recycling industry falter –  with the local market value of recycled materials collapsing, and off-shore processors refusing to accept our post-consumer packaging waste – we are facing major environmental and resource availability challenges.

These challenges are ultimately design problems, in that the social practices and the waste materials generated through

SynAesthesia Design Lab 2012

With Malte Wagenfeld

In Greek synaesthesia translates into ‘union of the senses; syn- (union) and aesthesis (sensation).  In contemporary usage synaesthesia refers to a rare neurological condition in which two or more streams of sensory data interlink or cross resulting in synaestheses; having the sensation of hearing colour, seeing sound, smelling pictures and so on.It can

GID

With Gavin Bufton,

Want to be an independent designer creating commercial projects for international clients; design, pitch and produce? Weather you want to create furniture projects, or revolutionary information technology products, you can design and pitch to see your idea commercialised for international distribution. This studio will help you to understand the process and hurdles you’ll