The studio aims to expand the understandings and articulation of the industrial manufacturing design process. There main focus of this studio is to develop a better understanding in the process from the first sketch to production This studio is on a rigorous industrial manufacturing process in collaboration with manufacturing company – Planex. Planex is a specialist manufacturer, producing all of their office furniture at their HQ in Melbourne. The studio is a rare opportunity to collaborate with a company that operas one of the most advanced sheet steel manufacturing facilities in Australia, Planex is an Australian designer and manufacturer of innovative steel office storage systems. Planex use World best practices Environmental Management System certified to produce Australia’s finest quality steel storage.As a participant in the studio you will develop a unique way of investigation into your manufacturing design process. You will then develop a design method informed by your research learning. From your concepts you will respond with designed sketches to the final object.