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

Aditi Singh

Aditi Singh, Architect & Industrial Designer, holds a Masters Degree in Design from SPA, New Delhi, where she is presently Assistant Professor of Industrial Design. She has worked in a variety of domains ranging from Architecture, Product & Lighting Design, UX and Communication guided by interdisciplinary design and sustainable systems as proponents to better human

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

Humanitarian Design (TBC)

Tutor: Areli Avendano

Timetable: Tuesday 3:30pm – 6:30pm

Location: 051.02.015

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Globally, there are more frequent and severe natural hazards affecting communities due to climate change. To minimise the impact of humanitarian scenarios, preparedness and emergency response are two fundamental processes that need to be integrated together. The most critical challenges faced include: to fully acknowledge the complexity of

Dilip Chhabria

Dilip Chhabria is an automobile designer based in Mumbai – and working across India, United States and the Middle East. He trained in Transportation Design from the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California, U.S. and worked with General Motors USA in their Design Centre.

He is the founder of DC Design – www.dcdesign.co.in/ – a

Prototyping and Complex Fabrication

Industrial Design Prototyping and Complex Fabrication engages you in a technical prototyping environment to translate designed products into production ready prototypes for exhibition, presentation and for accurately communicating design intent, usability, materiality and mechanical performance to manufacturers, and product engineers.

You will engage in a wide array of prototyping tools, machines and techniques and undertake a

Beyond the Triple Bottom Line: Spirituality & Sustainability

Tutor: Juliana Luna

Timetable: Thursday 2:30pm – 5:30pm

Location: 051.07.004

This course explores and documents current relationships between material culture and spirituality from an ecological perspective and speculates about the future role of design in the emerging field of spiritual sustainability through the production of critical objects.

More than a set of fixed goals and outcomes, sustainability can be

Connected Health | Design Consultancy Studio

with Luca Abate

Are you keen to experience how successful industrial design firms develop products?
Luca Abate is an experienced design consultant currently working as an Industrial Designer with Blackmagic design. He will be giving the opportunity for students to experience life as a consulting designer. He was previously senior designer with Charlwood Design and will be

La Cucina Futurista: The Great Australian Roadtrip

Studio Tutor: Marcus Cher

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

Teaming up with Lûmé (a cutting edge, multi-disciplinary and multi-sensory restaurant with two chef hats and two incredible iterations of The Great Australian Roadtrip with Tourism Australia) Chef Shaun Quade and behavioural economist Veronica Fil, will be assisting this studio to

Dr Liam Fennessy

I am interested in supervising projects that explore difficult problems of need, use and mis-use in the sustainability, social design and health domains.  These projects might take the form of product service systems (PSS) propositions, technical product designs for mass manufacture that are supported by service provision element or integrated products and services that attempt