MYOM (Make your own machine)

Ben Landau + Lucile Sciallano

The widespread adoption of rapid prototyping and 3d printing has completely connected 3d digital design to manufacturing. Meanwhile, in a backlash against mass-produced objects, the aesthetic of handmade objects have become increasingly desirable. As designers, we need to conceive not only new objects, but also new ways of making them.
In this

Design Drawing

With Charles Lin

This elective is all about developing and maintaining your drawing skills. It’s very important as designers, that we have the ability to think visually. That means using our drawing skills to develop our ideas, as a tool to help us flesh out concepts and thoughts. Whether you intend to pursue a career in

Youssef Tayeb

Youssef Tayeb is a maker.  He is fascinated by the opportunities which the world of digital fabrication can afford designers.  Heavily influenced by an open-source ethos, he firmly believes that the disruptive technologies which the personal manufacturing movement develops will result in the democratisation of manufacturing.

Working as a freelancer after graduating from RMIT’s Industrial Design

Dr Scott Mitchell

Supervisor Meeting Time: Tuesday 11.30-2.30 in B.45

Dr. Scott Mitchell is a lecturer in Industrial Design and a practicing artist. His undergraduate training was in Sculpture and his PhD examined the use and misuse of mass-produced objects with a particular focus on practices of hacking and open source communities. His research, teaching and art practice engages

Juliana Luna

I’m an Industrial and fashion designer, lecturer and creative problem solver with a passion for designing sustainable and socially meaningful futures. I specialise in creative methodologies design research whilst focusing on consumer behaviour and its correlation with the philosophical, environmental and cultural aspects of contemporary society. I’m a PhD candidate at Monash University where I’m

RE | Design Studio

with Simon Curlis & Soumtiri Varadarajan

The RE|Design Studio addresses the concerns of a motorcycle company with a proud history & brand identity that is facing increasing pressure in the global market place.In the footsteps of other heritage such as Harley Davidson (USA) or Triumph (UK), we are tasked with visualising the evolution of the brand

Radically SCHLICHT!

Dr Malte Wagenfeld, RMIT & Prof Wolfgang Laubesheimer, KISD, Cologne Germany

This is a ‘Global Intensive’ exchange studio between RMIT and KISD, Cologne Germany.This studio has received a $20,000 Endeavour grant to help RMIT students cover travel costs. The studio will include two intensive mode sessions, in April KISD students will visit RMIT and in mid-June

SynAesthesia designlab: heath and well-being

Lecturers: Dr Malte Wagenfeld & Simone Steel

The SynAestheia designlab investigates the design of objects, systems, environments, experiences and spaces which present the user with a multitude of sensory data; tactile, olfactory, auditory, kinaesthetic and so on, as well as temporal dimensions; to create what may be called a hyper-sensorial design paradigm.

Theme 1: Healthcare – Consider

Luft | Flow & Fly

Studio Tutors: Michael Gray & Simon Curlis

Studio  Timetable:
Monday | 11:30 – 2:30 PM | 045.01.005A
Tuesday | 11:30 – 2:30 PM | 045.01.003

The rise of electric vehicles and drones has brought about an interesting synergy with emerging viable flying cars. Through this studio will explore and develop a digital workflow for designing flying vehicles that could replace the

OSV R&R

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