Digits: Design Before and Beyond Form

Studio Tutors: Dr Liam Fennessy

The first wave of IoT (Internet of Things) is well upon us – where products are designed to autonomously gather user and environmental data to both inform their realtime function with other object/systems and to provide valuable commercial data that is rapidly monetised. 

As we move towards new modes of micro-niche, user

Mobility +

Studio Tutor: Simon Curlis

Studio Timetable: Monday 13:30- 16:30 | Thursday 13:30 – 16:30

Studio Partners: ATN Universities School of Design Workshops

This Studio is about the digital workflow of vehicles, in particular, we are looking at a new generation of ultra lightweight and energy efficient vehicles.

The digital design ecosystem supports creative visualisation, form development, integration of human

Bio Design Futures

Lecturers : Boo Chapple and Malte Wagenfeld

I think the biggest innovations of the twenty-first century will be the intersection of biology and technology. A new era is beginning…’ – Steve Jobs

The next phase of human technology looks likely to be driven by the potential of manipulating biological matter, from growing human body parts to biological

Everyday Design: Hacking Ikea

Tutor: Juan Sanin

Timetable: Tuesday 2:30pm – 5:30pm

Location: 009.02.018

This class builds on frameworks of Design Anthropology and the notion of everyday design to analyse the things that people do with ‘design objects’ at home, and you will hack an Ikea product so people can do other things with it.

The design objects that we find in a

Wil Campbell

Wil is an alumni of RMIT’s Industrial Design program who graduated in 2010. Wil has worked across a wide range of projects and industries; from wayfinding consultancies to working with multinational cosmetics companies, via robotic bands, pop-up retail spaces and road trips to Mongolia with a 3D printer.

Wil’s primary interest is in the intersectional

Jodi Newcombe

Jodi Newcombe founded Carbon Arts following an international career as an environmental economist and sustainability consultant. Her work on natural resource management and policy design, green technology and low-carbon urban design inform her work with the creative sector.“At the heart of my practice is the belief that creativity is essential in making the transition to a

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

Our Space

with Mani Williams

Studio: 2018 Sem 1

This studio will expose you to contemporary data collection and analytic techniques to understand user behaviour, and strategies to integrate them into your design process. The development of our new Building 45 space will be our site, and your fellow students and faculty staff with be our clients. Together they

Pierre Proske

Pierre Proske is an internationally recognised electronic media artist and creative technologist specialising in interactive installations. Having worked extensively in Europe on various commissions and artistic projects in conjunction with organisations such as the Ars Electronica Futurelab and Future Applications Lab, his work involves exposing the unspoken relationships we have with technology as well as

Charles Lin

Charles Lin is a freelance concept artist currently based in Melbourne. From a young age Charles has been passionate about storytelling leading to an interest in illustration, comic books, video games, and film. This has led to work ranging from storyboard artist to 3D design consultant.

Charles graduated Industrial Design with Honours from RMIT in 2006