Marc Pascal has been working in the field of designer maker for almost 20 years. He studied Fine Art, painting and printing at VCA and then Industrial Design at RMIT. He is very interested in the “hands on” approach to design, and as such makes most of the production work in his studio where all
Liam Fennessy is Program Manager of Industrial Design in the School of Architecture and Design at RMIT University.
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
Wednesdays, 5.30 PM to 9.30 PM
At the surface, the body ornament concerns itself with notions of beautification, self-image & expression, emotional symbolism, social, religious & ethnic identification, familial connectedness etc. The practice of body adornment is deep rooted in human history; a practice which continues to progress & regress in the many evolving, tangible forms
Liam Fennessy & Scott Mitchell plus special guests
Research partner: Zoo’s Victoria – Wildlife Conservation and Science Department
Contemporary Zoo’s occupy a particular role in primary research into animal welfare, species conservation, and the public communication of issues of biodiversity loss and environmental concerns. These activities often require the artful combination of material, informational and technological
With Gyungju Chyon
We experience our world through diverse stimuli perceived by our brain. As we grow from infant to child to adult, these stimuli develop into awareness, meanings and values. Sensorial experiences with artifacts, food, and the world around us structure and deepen our living experiences. A move to a more ecological future requires a deeper connection to the world
With Sophie Gaur
Human beings react to sound in various ways. Sounds can excite, soothe, heal or energise, as well as offer a range of emotional, intellectual and physical responses, based on how they are delivered. This studio explores this area of this sensory delivery through the design and construction of objects that either respond to existing musical traditions
with Luca Abate
Are you keen to experience how successful industrial design firms develop products?
Luca Abate is an experienced design consultant currently working as an Industrial Designer with Blackmagic design. He will be giving the opportunity for students to experience life as a consulting designer. He was previously senior designer with Charlwood Design and will be
Ian Nazareth is an architect practicing between Melbourne and Mumbai. His professional experience spans a range of projects for the public and private sectors, comprising strategic urban projects, residential and institutional architectural work as well as design-research consultancies.
Ian is a Research Associate in Architecture and Urban Design at the School of Architecture and Design at
Shawn is a trained industrial designer and postgraduate student with extensive professional and academic experience in user-centered design and qualitative research methods in human-technology interaction.
He has a long history of cooking and exploring new food experiences, including moonlighting as a part-time food writer for Broadsheet and The Age. In 2011, he spent a three-month sabbatical in
Creative Strategies for Physical Health: designing interactive applications for creative active livingliamF
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