Frank Feltham

Frank Feltham is a lecturer in Industrial Design at RMIT University and the coordinator of the Honours Projects 1 and 2. His work explores the interrelationship between information technologies and the human as a physical and social agent. These design explorations are focussed on movement-based and tangible (or physical) interfaces that extend our traditional screen-based

Scott Mitchell

Scott Mitchell holds an undergraduate honours degree in fine art and a PhD in design. He is a practicing artist and works across a diverse array of fields from public sculpture to interactive objects and environments. He exhibits widely as both an individual artist and as part of the collaborative groups Open Spatial Workshop with

Making Memorabilia

Studio Tutor:  Tal Mor Sinay

Studio Timetable:

Monday 13:30 – 16:30
Thursday  17:30 – 20:30

Objects communicate with us through the memories and values we associate with them. Any object can become a vessel, holding memories and narratives, waiting to unfold.

This studio aims to break through the stereotypes of the souvenirs industry, explore notions of storytelling in design in

Advanced Computer Aided Industrial Design

Tutor: Dr Scott Mayson & Dustin Bayley

In this course, you will extend your knowledge and skills in the digital design and development process to design and produce complex forms, products and assemblies. You will design, revise, animate and evaluate three-dimensional forms within a digital environment including mechanical simulations, finite element analysis, software enabled life cycle

Herbarium

with Din Heagney and Sophie Gaur

The Herbarium Studio is about internalising and addressing a new ecological consciousness through a focused and intensive examination of the plant world.

You will be introduced to complex systems theory, and the interrelationships between humans and the plant world through the study of a range of philosophical, cultural, artistic, scientific, and design projects.

The studio involves acknowledging and

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

ThingSpeak

Tutor: Sophie Gaur

Timetable: Tuesday 2:30pm  – 5:30pm

Location: 051.08.004

The course aims to direct and assist a methodology of understanding objects both in a contemporary and a historical context.

ThingSpeak is a course to get you to think about Objects and ‘things’ in relation to ideas, prejudices, technologies and history. It questions how we look at objects and

Furniture Collective

Studio Tutor: Arthur Georgalas

Studio Timetable: Wednesday 5:30-8:30 & Thursday 1:30-4:30

Furniture manufacturers will often design ‘collections’, which are pieces of furniture that share consistent design language with overarching thematics. Collections allow for the effective outfitting of an Architecture designed home, office, cafe, etc..

Furniture Collective focuses on developing your parametric modelling skills to design a range of

Emily Ballantyne-Brodie

Agency of individuals is a key ingredient in design to create systems change. I think that being kind and believing that all people are nice is important thing to remember in life. Critical thinking and conviviality in design leads to more innovative outcomes.

My name is Emily. I am a designer-researcher in food systems design

Health Care Co-Design

Studio Tutor: Simon Curlis

Studio Partner: RMIT University and Royal Children’s Hospital.

This studio addresses concerns in the field of healthcare provision within the hospital ecosystem as a Co-Design project.

This Studio proceeds workshops with Health care staff who have highlighted issues in their professional practice.
You will work in groups and individually to investigate, analyse, and provide solutions