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

Glass Fines Re-purposing

Studio Tutors: Dr Liam Fennessy & Mark Douglas

With: Simon Lockrey and Dr Judith Glover

Partners: Sustainability Victoria, Mark Douglass & the Alex Fraser Group

Studio Timetable: Thursday 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm & Intensive Dates & Location TBC
The recycling of glass is an energy intensive and highly tuned process that results in a very large quantity of mixed and contaminated

Dowel Jones: Design for Self-employment

Adam Lynch & Dale Hardiman

 

We began exhibiting and selling work in our 2nd year of university, we saw the importance of both developing projects for University but also how being active in the design industry within Melbourne was fundamental. By the time we reached 3rd year uni we were close to living entirely off sales

Simon Lockrey

Simon is a Research Fellow in the Sustainable Products and Packaging team at the Centre for Design. He has worked as a Product Design Engineer both in Australia and Europe for almost a decade. His work has crossed a large range of industries, including design consultancies, leading commercial interior furniture manufacturers, and multinational appliance companies.

Melisa Duque

Melisa Duque-H is a Colombian Industrial Designer, based in Melbourne since 2010, where she completed her Masters by Research at Monash, which furthered her motivation to continue her design practice towards sustainability.

Melisa is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Media and Communication, RMIT. Her study takes place at a second-hand charity (op-shop), and

Travis Cox

Graduating with his doctorate from the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) in 2015, Dr. Travis Cox’s ongoing theoretical and artistic exploration seeks to examine the relationships between the user and the computer. The mediation of both the artist and the user within digital code produces a shared act of meaning creation and he has

Hyperspeed

Studio Tutors: Scott Mayson & Arthur Georgalas

Guest Critics: Simon Curlis Industry Partners

Studio Timetable: Wednesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm & Thursday 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

The studio focuses on future urban mobility that networks to provide universal publicly accessible transport between Melbourne and Sydney.

Rapid mass transit is a necessity for urbanised global communities, the Japanese Shinkansen,

Yan Huang

Yan Huang is innovative designer with extensive experience in all aspects of automotive interior creative styling and design, expert in bringing design concepts into production.

With a design career spanning 19 years, Yan has worked with Australian, American, Chinese and Italian automakers on many successful automotive programs. These include the 2014 Buick Lacrosse interior components, 2013

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

Joelene Tee

Design Manager – Catalyst Design Group Pty Ltd

During her BA in Industrial design, Joelene undertook an internship at Panasonic Japan in 2002. Graduating in 2003, Joelene worked at Vehicle Design Australia before joining Catalyst in 2004. Since then, she has contributed to design projects with brands including Knog, Cannondale, Matrasport, Mobilarm, and P.P.C.

Joelene contributes in