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

Shell works

The Studio is an RMIT Industrial Design industry project in conjunction with Shell Works a prosthetic product innovation company formed by Jim Lavranos (Prosthetist/Orthotist) and Youssef Tayeb (Industrial Designer).
The project’s primary focus is the design and development of a fixation system and a detachable and modifiable ‘shell’ or casing for prosthetic devices. The system will need to

GID

With Gavin Bufton,

Want to be an independent designer creating commercial projects for international clients; design, pitch and produce? Weather you want to create furniture projects, or revolutionary information technology products, you can design and pitch to see your idea commercialised for international distribution. This studio will help you to understand the process and hurdles you’ll

Design Pioneers: 20th Century Furniture Design

Tutor: Malcolm Thomas

Tuesday 5.30pm

 

Pre-­‐postmodern design historians liked to treat the great modernist designers of the 20th century as individual design geniuses. The design media today still presents designers as individual greats when all acts of production require a collective effort. Adrian Forty in ‘Objects of Desire’ in 1986 argued that designers where a product of

Dirt Dreams: The Lighthouse

Studio Tutor: Judith Glover & Simon Lloyd

Semester 2, 2017

Studio Partners: Clayworks Australia & Northcote Pottery

Dirt Dreams is an on-going series of studios that introduces students to the technicalities, wonder and frustration of producing artefacts through slip-cast ceramics techniques. You will learn basic mould making, casting and glazing techniques to produce by the end of semester a

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

Tim Denshire-Key

   

Tim Denshire-Key is an independent designer based in Melbourne. His practice currently spans a number of areas from bespoke furniture to exhibition design. He works across a range of projects that have social/ sustainability outcomes at their core.

Culpra Station

Campbell Drake

Known as Culpra Station, this multidisciplinary studio is centered around a 8500 hectare site in rural New South Wales and will explore social enterprise and design systems that provide economic, environmental, social and cultural benefits to local communities. The studio has been formulated following an invitation by the Culpra Milli Aboriginal Corporation to assist

Making Memorabilia

Studio Tutor:  Tal Mor Sinay

Studio Timetable:

Monday 13:30 – 16:30
Thursday  17:30 – 20:30

Objects communicate with us through the memories and values we associate with them. Any object can become a vessel, holding memories and narratives, waiting to unfold.

This studio aims to break through the stereotypes of the souvenirs industry, explore notions of storytelling in design in

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