Associate Professor Mick Douglas

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

Mick is a transdisciplinary designer-artist-researcher and experienced supervisor of doctorate degrees through creative research, and a teacher of design studios and design studies in the Industrial Design program. His wide ranging work explores creative approaches to collaboratively address social and ecological concerns. 

Honours Interests

I invite honours students to

Matthew Butler

 

Matthew Butler is a trained Industrial Designer and former studio manager
for Tom Dixon in London.
Matthew heads his own furniture company named Bluesquare
with clients including the Sydney Olympic Games, Mamara Hotel in New York and
the Brisbane International Airport. Since 2004 Matthew has been running the Zaishu
project – a socially responsible art / design program working with

Eugene Ughetti

Speak Percussion, Artistic Director, Instrument creator and experimentalist.
Eugene Ughetti instigates arts projects that impact on contemporary culture and presents work that stimulates our consciousness. He is a percussionist, composer, conductor and is currently the artistic director of Speak Percussion. His professional experience is diverse but his particular focus is new chamber music and hybrid-arts collaboration.

Eugene

Dale Hardiman

Melbourne based designer Dale Hardiman is the co-founder of furniture and object brand Dowel Jones, representing and commissioning platform 1-OK CLUB and collaborative project Friends & Associates.

Hardiman’s practice simultaneously focuses on items of mass-production for Dowel Jones, and singular works under his own name that focus on more conceptual ideas. Hardiman’s theoretical enquiry into design

Juan Sanin

I’m a lecturer in Industrial Design at RMIT University. My research looks at the broad field of Design Anthropology. I’m particularly interested in the material culture of everyday life, the articulation of ethnographic fieldwork and design practice, and the use of co-design methods to involve users in the design process. More recently, I’ve come interested in

Georgia Hutchison

Georgia Hutchison is an independent designer and artist based in Melbourne, Australia — pursuing creative strategy, industrial design, production, curation and contemporary art practice. Since graduating from a Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design) at RMIT University in 2011, she has formed a multidisciplinary practice working on independent, collaborative and client driven projects with designers, artists and

Dr Areli Avendaño Franco

Supervisor Meeting Time: 4:00 – 5:30 pm Building 09.02.09

I am an industrial designer with a passion for environmental and social design in the context of sustainability. Throughout my career, I have been engaged in a variety of local and international industry projects, research, and teaching with a main focus on challenging our pre-existing notions about

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

Lance Rake

I have been learning, practising, and teaching industrial design since 1970.  I received my BFA in Industrial Design from Kansas University and my MID in Industrial Design from North Carolina State University. Currently Professor of Industrial Design at the University of Kansas, I have also taught full-time at Auburn University and Carrington in Auckland, New

Dr Caroline Francis

Caroline is an established Industrial Design professional and academic, whose career spans over 19 years of design, consultancy management, consumer and product research and education delivery experience. She has worked throughout Asia and Australia in leading design studios including Outerspace Design (Melbourne), Infinity Design (Brisbane and Hong Kong), and her own consultancy, Fordholm Design (Melbourne