Big Time Waste

Monday: 11.30-2.30
Thursday: 11.30-2.30

Lecturers: Jonathan Ben-Tovim and Matty Bracken

The escalating waste crisis has finally entered the zeitgeist. We are realising that human consumption is far outpacing our capacity to deal with the waste outcome. The devastating impact this is having on our environment can no longer be ignored. There is a

Ceri Hann

Ceri Hann is a sessional tutor in the Industrial Design program at RMIT. He also has an ongoing engagement with the School of Art in the Art in Public Space Post-Graduate program. He is currently a PhD candidate in the School of Architecture and Design. The primary focus of his research is the development of

Ian Nazareth

Ian Nazareth is an architect practicing between Melbourne and Mumbai. His professional experience spans a range of projects for the public and private sectors, comprising strategic urban projects, residential and institutional architectural work as well as design-research consultancies.

Ian is a Research Associate in Architecture and Urban Design at the School of Architecture and Design at

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Studio Tutor: Dr Liam Fennessy and Dr Soumitri VaradarajanTuesday 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm Wednesday 11:30 am – 2:30pmWhere: RMIT City Campus, RMIT Brunswick Campus and Siteworks in Brunswick

Anthropogenic Climate Change (ACC) demands a radical change in how we (人= people) imagine a good life and a sharp shift away

SynAesthesia Design Lab

With Malte Wagenfeld

In Greek synaesthesia translates into ‘union of the senses; syn- (union) and aesthesis (sensation).  In contemporary usage synaesthesia refers to a rare neurological condition in which two or more streams of sensory data interlink or cross resulting in synaestheses; having the sensation of hearing colour, seeing sound, smelling pictures and so on.It can

Blast Tone

Studio Leaders: Dr Malte Wagenfeld, Eugene Ughetti  & guest specialists

Industry Partner: Speak Percussion

Studio Timetable: Monday 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm & Thursday 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

BLAST TONE is a collaboration with the highly innovative and internationally renowned percussion group ‘Speak Percussion’ and sound artist Philip Samartzis (Bogong Centre for Sound Culture).

In this studio, you will

Metal studio: Hand and Machine

Studio Leaders | Rose Boddam-Whetham and Brad Marmion

Studio Timetable:
Tuesday 8:30 – 11:30 (Room 45.01.010)

Wednesday 8:30 – 11:30 (Room 45.01.010)

In this studio, you will explore the captivating world of metal object design. Metal fabrication encompasses an important range of principles and techniques for Industrial Designers that are relevant at all scales of production. Metal is a wonderfully

Alchemy: Metal Studio

With Emma Luke and Rose Boddam Whetham

Studio Timetable: Tuesday 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm & Thursday 1:30 am – 4:30 pm

In this studio, you will explore the captivating world of metal object design and light. Metal fabrication encompasses an important range of principles and techniques for Industrial Designers that are relevant at all scales of production.

Post-Fordism: Designing futures in the wake of industrial design.

Jess Bird (VEIL) and guests

The Ford Assembly Plant has been part of the Broadmeadows landscape for 55 years, manufacturing cars and providing local jobs. In October 2016, the plant will close and Ford will cease manufacturing in Australia. So when the last car is rolled off the assembly line, what happens to all this potential?

Connected Health

with Luca Abate

Studio Timetable: Tuesday 5.30 pm – 8:30 pm & Thursday 5.30 pm – 8:30 pm

This studio will focus on exploring health monitoring technology to get a valuable insight into the product development process within a consultancy. Led by Luca Abate, students will be designing a new product from initial brief, through concept to