Studio X: Dowel Jones

Studio Tutors: Dale Hardiman & Adam Lynch of Dowel Jones

Studio Times: Tuesday 6:30pm – 9:30pm & Wednesday 6:30pm – 9:30pm

We began exhibiting and selling work in our second year of university, as we saw the importance of both developing projects for University but also how being active in Melbournes’ design industry as imperative. By the time

TerraBot: Robotic Ceramic Production

Wednesday: 8.30 – 11.30  | room 45.01.05B
Wednesday: 1.30 – 4.30 | room 45.01.010 Wetspace

Lecturers: Hamish Maggs and Phoebe Richardson

This studio looks at the intersection of new technology and an ancient material- Terracotta ceramic. Students will work with the UR10 robots to extrude Terracotta clay as a manufacturing process. UR10’s are developing as new types of

FOOD TERROIR 2016

Scott Mayson and Marcus Cher

Designing a food landscape for the haute cuisine dining experience. Working with world renown chef Ryan Flaherty “Mr Jennings” to explore a sensorial approach to fine dining. You will design cutlery, flatware, tools & vessels et al. Across a broad range of materials and processes: additive manufacturing, casting, forming & finishing.

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

Dr Areli Avendaño Franco

Supervisor Meeting Time: 4:00 – 5:30 pm Building 09.02.09

I am an industrial designer with a passion for environmental and social design in the context of sustainability. Throughout my career, I have been engaged in a variety of local and international industry projects, research, and teaching with a main focus on challenging our pre-existing notions about

Worldly Companions: designing for visitor engagement.

Monday: 3.30 – 6.30  | room 45.01.003Wednesday: 11.30 – 2.30 | room 45.01.003

Lecturers: Dr Scott Mitchell and Scott Brewer

This studio is industry partnered with Art Processors (designers of ‘the O’ visitor experience at MONA). The studio asks students to design a new visitor experience for the RMIT Design Hub Gallery. Students will be supported in

Dr Frank Feltham

Supervisor Meeting Time: Tuesday 9:30-12:30 in B.45

I am a design researcher and educator with focus on the moving body expressing “interaction” with sound responsive and haptic digital technologies. The contexts for these technologies range from creative expression through dance performance to mindful awareness of movement for wellbeing, health and therapy. My PhD was completed at

From sketching to manufacturing – Planex

Ronnie Lacham

The studio aims to expand the understandings and articulation of the industrial manufacturing design process. There main focus of this studio is to develop a better understanding in the process from the first sketch to production This studio is on a rigorous industrial manufacturing process in collaboration with manufacturing company – Planex. Planex  is a

Aged Care Living Lab

Wednesday: 2:30 – 5:30 | 045.01.005C
Thursday: 11:30 – 2:30 | 045.01.005B

Lecturers: Juan Sanin and Meg Mundell

How would a living-lab in a nursing home look like? How can we incorporate creative practices into aged care services? How can we use social innovation to transform an aged care centre into a creative hub?

This studio is a social

Prototyping and Complex Fabrication

Industrial Design Prototyping and Complex Fabrication engages you in a technical prototyping environment to translate designed products into production ready prototypes for exhibition, presentation and for accurately communicating design intent, usability, materiality and mechanical performance to manufacturers, and product engineers.

You will engage in a wide array of prototyping tools, machines and techniques and undertake a