Dilip Chhabria

Dilip Chhabria is an automobile designer based in Mumbai – and working across India, United States and the Middle East. He trained in Transportation Design from the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California, U.S. and worked with General Motors USA in their Design Centre.

He is the founder of DC Design – www.dcdesign.co.in/ – a

Hyperspeed

Studio Tutors: Scott Mayson & Arthur Georgalas

Guest Critics: Simon Curlis Industry Partners

Studio Timetable: Wednesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm & Thursday 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

The studio focuses on future urban mobility that networks to provide universal publicly accessible transport between Melbourne and Sydney.

Rapid mass transit is a necessity for urbanised global communities, the Japanese Shinkansen,

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

Augmented Bodies

Monday 11:30 – 2:30 | 45.01.05DTuesday 3:30 – 6:30 | 51.02.015

Lecturers: : Emma Luke and Jay Curtis

This studio explores the body as a site of interaction and expression. Located at the meeting of emergent digital technologies and contemporary jewellery design practice, the studio asks students to imagine, design, develop and prototype new wearable objects for

Hacking the workplace

Monday: 11:30 – 2:30 | 045.01.005C
Wednesday: 3:30 – 6:30 |045.01.005A

Lecturers: Dr Juan Sanin and Ronnie Lacham

How can workplaces become a space for working, hanging-out and playing?

 This studio is an experiment. We are going to challenge assumptions about how workplaces are supposed to function and look like, and we will collaborate with Oxfam Australia to run

Making it Real

Studio Tutor: Jonathan Ben – Tovim & Dani Storm-Hoogland

Studio Timetable:
Thursday 3:30pm – 6:30pm  045.01.005B
Wednesday 3:30pm – 6:30pm 045.01.005B

Designers sit at the nexus between idea and reality. Every choice designers make sets off a chain of events in the future life cycle of their products. This studio seeks to take young designers and expand their understanding of new

Schlicht Fabrik

Lecturers: Dr Malte Wagenfeld (RMIT) & Prof Wolfgang Laubersheimer (KISD).

Partner: KISD (TU Koln)

This is a ‘Global Intensive’ exchange studio between RMIT and KISD, Cologne Germany. The studio will include two intensive mode sessions, in mid March KISD students will spend 2 weeks at RMIT, and then in early June RMIT students (you) will be in

Industry of One

Semester 1, 2013

With Youssef Tayeb

We are on the precipice of a personal manufacturing (r)evolution .  The barriers to product manufacturing are falling fast and access to affordable, high precision machining need not be further than your work bench or your keyboard.

Records are now cut in bedrooms, their music videos shot in the basement. Software is

Jessica Bird

Jessica Bird is a designer and researcher motivated by working collaboratively to affect change. Since graduating with honours from Industrial Design, Jess has taught at RMIT and worked as a Project Facilitator at the Victorian Eco-Innovation Lab (VEIL) at University of Melbourne. She is currently the Co-design Lead at VicRoads and is focused on facilitating

Provocation Supa Dupa

Tutor: Emma Gerard: designer, singer, musician, and researcher at Melb Uni (VEIL)
 
Guest Speakers: Dave Roper (CEO Supa Dupa – ex CEO Crumpler),
Chris Ryan,
Michael Trudgeon
 
Supa Dupa Industries is a building venture between 3 friends who share
a common interest in recycling, repairing, art, integrity and affordability
in construction. We provide interior construction, fabrication,
architectural joinery and bespoke furniture manufacturing services