Electronic and Interactive Prototyping

This course provides a technical exposure to methods of developing, programming and testing Electronic and Interactive prototypes. This form of prototyping is increasingly useful in understanding how environmental and user data might effect the functionality and affect of a complex product. The rapid shift toward that ubiquitous computing systems and data feeds means that many


Soumitri Varadarajan & Robert Eales

The Human+ studio is looking for students keen to develop products and prototype them for presentation to an industry partner. The studio is for students who are keen to develop and push their abilities in a few areas: product sketching, doing CAD and realising designs in 3D (CNC milling, vacuum forming,


With Nigel Brockbank and Malte Wagenfeld

A new type of designer is being born: part craftsperson, part cyber technician; harnessing the possibilities of digital fabrication and using it for unintended purposes. They work alone!

In this elective you will work with the AMP (Advanced Manufacturing Precinct) and Craft Victoria to learn about and explore the possibilities of

Nomadic Affordances

Led by Ronnie Lacham & Ido Bruno, partnered with Jayco Caravans, Testing Grounds and Interior Design at RMIT

Nomadic Affordances initiate a dialogue between temporary spaces and a life on the move. Student will design temporary and flexible spaces responding to the new demands on urban places, cities, buildings, residences, and small- scale spaces. This studio will design a new


Studio Tutor: Robert Eales,  Arthur Georgalas & Simon Curlis

Studio Timetable: Wednesday 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Thursday 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

This year heralds the sunset of Australian automotive mass manufacturing new opportunities emerge for returning localised manufacture. RMIT designers are being called on to participate in a concept vehicle development programme to propose and visualise opportunities for

XZT Creative Futures

Studio Tutors: Scott Mayson & Simon Curlis

Studio Timetable: Tuesday 3:30 pm- 6:30 pm & Wednesday 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

This studio addresses a client brief to develop affordable luxury products for Chinese Market. These product categories are Tea Thermoses and Desktop organising objects. As a Designer in this studio you are expected to generate and prototype designs that meet and extend


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

The Craft of Design

Studio Leaders: Andrew Louey & Arjun Jayendran

Studio Timetable:
Monday 17:00 – 20:00 and Thursday 17:00 – 20:00

More and more every day we encounter or interact with slickly-designed anodyne products assembled from injection moulded polymers or machined exotic alloys. These goods have become symbols of modern manufacture – precisely identical, flawless, soul-less and devoid

3 Ways Forward

Simon Curlis
Melbourne is projected to host 7.7 million citizens in 2051 as the population densifies and climate change creates more weather impacts with greater frequency, our transport systems and infrastructure will be overwhelmed. As such it is wise to observe mobility service systems that work in densely populated cities and more impactive conditions than we


Wednesdays, 9.00AM to 1.00 PM

Room: 88.5.6/6A

Did you ever want to know what its like to work as a designer … for real? This studio puts all your skills to the test. See if you’ve got what it takes to make the grade.

JonesChijoff, an industrial design consultancy, are running V.2018 to give students the opportunity to