Techno-Comfort: everyday amulets, interactive technologies and crafts

Industrial Design Tactics GRAP-1043-AUSCY-S1-TUT01/03   Thursday 2:30pm-5:30pm      013.04.007  Ana Davila

This course will
focus on the research of emotional comfort relationships developed between
humans and objects. Techno-Comfort encourages students to explore the way we
perceive and interact with the amulets that accompany us through life as buffers
for difficult times. Why do we have them? What’s so special about them? What

us_人@+4°ACC

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

Herbarium

with Din Heagney and Sophie Gaur

The Herbarium Studio is about internalising and addressing a new ecological consciousness through a focused and intensive examination of the plant world.

You will be introduced to complex systems theory, and the interrelationships between humans and the plant world through the study of a range of philosophical, cultural, artistic, scientific, and design projects.

The studio involves acknowledging and

Humanitarian Design (TBC)

Tutor: Areli Avendano

Timetable: Tuesday 3:30pm – 6:30pm

Location: 051.02.015

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Globally, there are more frequent and severe natural hazards affecting communities due to climate change. To minimise the impact of humanitarian scenarios, preparedness and emergency response are two fundamental processes that need to be integrated together. The most critical challenges faced include: to fully acknowledge the complexity of

Mental

Studio Leaders: Trevor Streader & Leah Heiss

Studio Timetable:
Monday  | 11:30 – 2:30 pm  | 9.03.005B
Thursday  | 3.30 – 5:30 pm | 9.03.006A
Studio Partner: Science Gallery Melbourne
Note: This is a  cross-disciplinary studio with Communications Design *CAPED at 10 ID students.

Science Gallery Melbourne will be a bold addition to our city, exploring the collision of art and

Book—Lab

Georgia Hutchison and Sophie Gaur

Book Lab addresses the spatiality, culture and intangibility of reading. The traditional artifact of the ‘book’ is transforming, mutating. New forms are celebrated: art book fairs, independent publishing, handmade books, podcast libraries, long-form and micro-publishing, twitter feeds, publication as exhibition, storytelling nights and reading rooms, book clubs, etcetera.

This studio explores and celebrates the

…DAS IST NICHT SCHLICHT !!!

Studio Tutor: Ronnie Lacham

Studio Timetable:

 

This studio will simulate a design manufacturing factory; students will work collaboratively as individuals in a team producing a product – furniture and objects. The studio will have two key learning outcomes. The first, understanding industrial manufacturing processes and interrogate these processes. The second learning outcome is how designers can generate

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

Mobility +

Studio Tutor: Simon Curlis

Studio Timetable: Monday 13:30- 16:30 | Thursday 13:30 – 16:30

Studio Partners: ATN Universities School of Design Workshops

This Studio is about the digital workflow of vehicles, in particular, we are looking at a new generation of ultra lightweight and energy efficient vehicles.

The digital design ecosystem supports creative visualisation, form development, integration of human

E-Waste Consultative Design Solutions

Tutor: Gordon Young

Tuesday 9:30 – 12:30

E-waste is a relatively new and fast-growing challenge facing designers, with significant environmental and social implications – all of which makes it a perfect opportunity for industrial designers to build the professional skills necessary to address complex problems with broad consequences.
In this subject, students will develop a design solution to