Hack Espresso

With Youseff Tayeb
This studio tutorial is an industry based project collaborating with the Advanced Manufacturing Precinct (AMP),
The project involves the design development and prototyping of a domestic coffee espresso machine in the open source paradigm. The intention is to gain crowd funding at the conclusion of the studio.
You will immerse yourself in the culture of

Luca Abate

Luca is an industrial designer at award winning video technology company Blackmagic Design. He previously worked as a senior design consultant with Charlwood Design developing products for a diverse range of clients and industries including medical, homewares and electronics. A multifaceted designer, his career has spanned business development, marketing as well as a product design

No connection: Increasing the connectivity of Victorian rural communities

Studio Lecturer: Rober Eales

Guest Lecturer: Simon Lockrey

Research Partner: Victorian Farmer’s Federation

During this studio we will be working with the Victorian Farmer’s Federation and regional communities in Victoria to explore how to overcome the social and economic isolation that comes with low to no Internet access. If we sidestep the idea that the government will fix

Andrew Louey

Andrew Louey is an experienced industrial designer and educator. An RMIT University and Art Center Europe alumni, his skills and insights in transportation (automotive, motorcycles, trucks) and product (power tools, consumer goods) design have been gathered working locally and internationally with companies such as Ford, SAAB, Nissan, BlueSky Design, GMC and Electrolux amongst others.

Andrew is passionate

Nick Johns

After completing a BA in Industrial Design at RMIT University

 

Nick has worked with the former, Centre for Design at RMIT University and has been teaching in Complex fabrication and Design studies classes.

As a practicing industrial and product designer, Nick has his own label, Black Panda.

Nick also works at Quirk and Co , in store you can

Camera Kraft

Studio Tutor: Dr Scott Mayson

Studio Timetable: Monday 9:30-12:390 & Thursday 5:30-8:30 Wacom Lab

Studio Partners: TBC

This studio explores the expanding field of smartphone filmmaking through the design and development of filmmaking tools like cases, booms, stabilisers, rolling platforms, sliders and other tools for this category.

The approach is to develop your digital practice from users to

Shell works

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

Stuffed, Starved and Salvaged

Studio Leader: Juliette Anich and Maddison Ryder

Studio Timetable
Monday | 8:30 – 11:30 AM | 045.01.005B
Wednesday | 11:30 – 2:30 PM | 045.01.005C

Ingrained within habits and behaviours of individuals, consumption has reached a critically dominant position in modern society. We are defined no longer by what we do, but rather, what we have and display (Humphrey, 2009).

Absurdity and Design

Tutors: Rob Eales
with guest appearances by Ceri Hann

Timetable: Tuesday 3:30pm – 6:30pm

Location: 009.02.016

This course looks at how ideas about absurdity intersect and interact with design thinking, design practice and design methods to develop other ways of thinking about and doing design.

As designers we are expected to work rationally and reasonably. However, there are other ways

Tracy Tung

Tracy Tung has been a car designer, a furniture exhibitor, and is currently dividing her time between freelance design and being a market gardener at Days Walk Farm, a 16 acre certified organic farm just outside of Melbourne.

During her studies in Industrial Design, Tracy was selected as one of five Melbourne designers to exhibit her