No Offence

Studio Tutors: Juliette Anich,  Jessica Bird & Soumitri Varadarajan

Studio Timetable:

Wednesday 3.30pm-6.30pm
Plus a week long intensive in week 4 (details to be confirmed)

Note: the studio may occasionally require alternative times for its weekly sessions

Research Partners: Victorian Legal Aid & Centre for Innovative Justice.

This studio is a must for anyone interested in social design, social innovation, change making, service design and making

Creative Strategies for Physical Health: designing interactive applications for creative active living

With Frank Feltham (RMIT) and Lian Loke, Design Lab, University of Sydney

Research Partner:  Assoc. Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis, Charles Perkins Centre , USyd.

Three key challenges for healthy sustainable living point to a pressing need for rethinking the design of devices and environments to better support physical health and well-being. With the advent of the compact city, it

Arjun Jayendran

Arjun has 9 years of industrial experience with Automotive, EME (Earth Moving Equipments), MHE (Material Handling Equipments) manufacturers like Caterpillar, Hyundai and Maini. He holds Masters in Product Design from Coventry University and has a background in Automobile Engineering . He has expertise in Electric Mobility, Human powered vehicles, exterior/ interior styling and concept art.

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

Dr Alban Mannisi

Alban Mannisi is a Landscape Urbanist whose research focus is on the emerging political ecology implementation in landscape planning and the social ecology deployment through various indigenous environmental mediation. His recent projects decipher the globalisation of sustainable narrative and the foundation of localised citizen resistance to translate intangible landscape components in environmental design.

Deeply concerned with

Worldly Companions: designing for visitor engagement.

Monday: 3.30 – 6.30  | room 45.01.003Wednesday: 11.30 – 2.30 | room 45.01.003

Lecturers: Dr Scott Mitchell and Scott Brewer

This studio is industry partnered with Art Processors (designers of ‘the O’ visitor experience at MONA). The studio asks students to design a new visitor experience for the RMIT Design Hub Gallery. Students will be supported in

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

The Technology Puzzle

Ceri Hann

Is life a puzzle? Is technology a puzzle? What questions need to remain unanswered?
While tomorrow remains in question, designers still have a future to be designing for…?
Designing puzzles maybe one solution to the problem of understanding problems both individually and collectively. This studio will investigate many of the philosophical puzzles that relate to design

Feedforward: prototyping for social connection

Lecturers: Malte Wagenfeld, Chuan Khoo and Charles Anderson
Tuesdays 9.30 until 12.30 and 1.30 until 4.30
Feedforward is an interdisciplinary design studio bringing together students studying industrial design and landscape architecture. You will work alongside a team of academics/practitioners who have extensive expertise in the manipulation of sensorial phenomena in the production of public works of art

The Peter Mac Design Studio

Studio Leader: Dr Juan Sanin

Studio Timetable: Monday 9.30-12:30- 16:30 | Wednesday 13:30 – 16:30

Studio Partners: Peter Mac Cancer Centre and RMIT Policy & Impact Team

The right information, in the right place, at the right moment

This multidisciplinary design studio held in collaboration with the Peter Mac Cancer Centre and RMIT Policy & Impact Team takes on the challenge to imagine what a