Ronnie Lacham

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.”

I’m a designer by training, I think in terms of creative patterns and relationships between form and narrative. I play in the space in-between research and practice, always moving between what we think and create, and what we experience.

My work has evolved over time. Initially

Luca Abate

Luca is an industrial designer at award winning video technology company Blackmagic Design. He previously worked as a senior design consultant with Charlwood Design developing products for a diverse range of clients and industries including medical, homewares and electronics. A multifaceted designer, his career has spanned business development, marketing as well as a product design

Parag Anand

Parag Anand is Associate Professor of Industrial Design at the SPA, New Delhi. He has a Masters Degree in Design from IIT, Delhi and has also trained at the TU Delft, the Netherlands. He was the co-founder of 5th Quadrant Design and has more than 15 years of experience in the field. He has undertaken

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

Design Innovation for Safer Farms

Studio Leader: Robert Eales

Industry Partner: The Victorian Farmers Federation

In this studio, we will be working to improve farm safety and occupation health and safety (OHS) outcomes for Victorian farmers.  Working with the VFF, your task will be to engage with safety issues and identify opportunities that you can use to drive the design and development

Species of Spaces and other Places

Studio Tutors: Ronnie Lacham & Tate Anson

Studio Timetable: Tuesday 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm & Tuesday  6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

George Perec Species of Spaces and other Pieces attempt to deal with the ‘stage’ in the conventional concepts of apartment space, trying to imagine fascinating alternatives in their strangeness to the familiar division of a bedroom, a

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

Scott Mayson

Dr Scott Mayson is a Senior Lecturer in Industrial Design at RMIT University. Scott has research interests in Additive Manufacturing , Inclusive Design and Digital Design pedagogies in learning and teaching. He received his PhD in 2006 where he developed an inclusive designed method that both externally and internally locates damaged anterior cruciate ligaments

Arjun Jayendran

Arjun has 9 years of industrial experience with Automotive, EME (Earth Moving Equipments), MHE (Material Handling Equipments) manufacturers like Caterpillar, Hyundai and Maini. He holds Masters in Product Design from Coventry University and has a background in Automobile Engineering . He has expertise in Electric Mobility, Human powered vehicles, exterior/ interior styling and concept art.

Rusta

with Jessica Bird & Soumitri Varadarajan

Currently, 4.5 million people live in Melbourne. By 2050, it’s likely that 7 million people will call Melbourne home. We’ll need more homes, schools and jobs, better transport, energy and health care networks. To support our growing infrastructure needs, we’ll need innovative and adaptive services. What will this look like