Electronic and Interactive Prototyping

This course provides a technical exposure to methods of developing, programming and testing Electronic and Interactive prototypes. This form of prototyping is increasingly useful in understanding how environmental and user data might effect the functionality and affect of a complex product. The rapid shift toward that ubiquitous computing systems and data feeds means that many

Design & Social Change: The Domestic Revolution

Tutor: Juan Sanin

Tmetable: Wednesday  8:30am-11:30am

Location: 009.02.016

 

This course analyses the ongoing transformations of domestic live using design ethnography methods and develops speculative design concepts to imagine the material culture of the future home.

In the last 20 years, domestic life has changed in dramatic ways that reflect broader social changes. We have seen how the traditional

Everyday Design: Hacking Ikea

Tutor: Juan Sanin

Timetable: Tuesday 2:30pm – 5:30pm

Location: 009.02.018

This class builds on frameworks of Design Anthropology and the notion of everyday design to analyse the things that people do with ‘design objects’ at home, and you will hack an Ikea product so people can do other things with it.

The design objects that we find in a

Tal Mor-Sinay

Tal is a design practitioner and researcher working through various disciplines, engaging with clients on projects in the fields of consumer products, mobile, furniture and lighting, fashion, agriculture markets, spatial and exhibition design.

Tal has worked as a lecturer since 2009 at the Industrial Design department at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem and

Dr Frank Feltham

Supervisor Meeting Time: Tuesday 9:30-12:30 in B.45

I am a design researcher and educator with focus on the moving body expressing “interaction” with sound responsive and haptic digital technologies. The contexts for these technologies range from creative expression through dance performance to mindful awareness of movement for wellbeing, health and therapy. My PhD was completed at

Juliana Luna

I’m an Industrial and fashion designer, lecturer and creative problem solver with a passion for designing sustainable and socially meaningful futures. I specialise in creative methodologies design research whilst focusing on consumer behaviour and its correlation with the philosophical, environmental and cultural aspects of contemporary society. I’m a PhD candidate at Monash University where I’m

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

Atelier

With Marc Pascal

We will commence with a studio visit to where I work. I will show my methods and how we create what we do. The modular colouring system, and what is on the drawing board right now. Then it is over to you to conceive a sophisticated lighting object that will be unique and

Sonic Efforts: exploring and evaluating Sonic Interaction Design of human movement

Monday 11:30 – 2:30 |45.01.003
Thursady 11:30 – 2:30 | 45.01.003

Lecturers: Dr Frank Feltham and Ana Davila Veytia

Sonic Efforts will explore the role that live interactive sound can have as information on movement effort. In this studio you will use interactive data to and manual visualization methods to extract the patterns and features of human movement

Dirt Dreams: batch production in slip-cast ceramics

with Judith Glover

Ah…the humble porcelain bowl or cup…or is it? Could you make one? Could you make a thousand? Could you make any money? What else could you design and make if you understood the process—the possibilities of form, ornamentation and decoration not available in any other processes?

This studio will explore the rigours of slip-cast production. Students