Soumitri Varadarajan

Soumitri Varadarajan is Deputy Dean, Industrial and Interior Design, at RMIT University (Melbourne, Australia). “My design approach focuses upon proposing a future that contains preferred/ visionary products and services. I am excited by design projects that focus on the small and

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Soumitri Varadarajan

Soumitri Varadarajan is Deputy Dean, Industrial and Interior Design, at RMIT University (Melbourne, Australia). “My design approach focuses upon proposing a future that contains preferred/ visionary products and services. I am excited by design projects that focus on the small and

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Frank Feltham

Frank Feltham is a lecturer in the Industrial Design program and research member of the Spatial Information Architecture Laboratory (SIAL) at RMIT University view his Linkedin profile

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Frank Feltham

Frank Feltham is a lecturer in the Industrial Design program and research member of the Spatial Information Architecture Laboratory (SIAL) at RMIT University view his Linkedin profile

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Gyungju Chyon

Gyungju Chyon is one of the founders of interdisciplinary design studio little wonder and lecturer at industrial design RMIT. She was born in Korea and earned a BA in industrial design from Hong-Ik University in Seoul, and a MA in

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Gyungju Chyon

Gyungju Chyon is one of the founders of interdisciplinary design studio little wonder and lecturer at industrial design RMIT. She was born in Korea and earned a BA in industrial design from Hong-Ik University in Seoul, and a MA in

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Kjell Grant

Kjell Grant is an internationally established designer with products marketed in Japan, USA and Europe as well as in Australia. Born in Scotland, he completed his formal education at Stirling University, where he attained an MA degree in Fine Arts,

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Kjell Grant

Kjell Grant is an internationally established designer with products marketed in Japan, USA and Europe as well as in Australia. Born in Scotland, he completed his formal education at Stirling University, where he attained an MA degree in Fine Arts,

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Liam Fennessy

Liam Fennessy is Program Manager of Industrial Design in the School of Architecture and Design at RMIT University. An industrial designer by training his approach to design, to the education of designers, and to design research is significantly influenced by

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Liam Fennessy

Liam Fennessy is Program Manager of Industrial Design in the School of Architecture and Design at RMIT University. An industrial designer by training his approach to design, to the education of designers, and to design research is significantly influenced by

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Malte Wagenfeld

Malte Wagenfeld is a practicing industrial designer, academic and researcher whose explorative designs (furniture, objects, interiors and appliances) and writings have been internationally exhibited and published. Recent projects have seen a shift away from the design of the material towards

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Malte Wagenfeld

Malte Wagenfeld is a practicing industrial designer, academic and researcher whose explorative designs (furniture, objects, interiors and appliances) and writings have been internationally exhibited and published. Recent projects have seen a shift away from the design of the material towards

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Scott Mayson

Dr Scott Mayson is a lecturer in Industrial Design at RMIT University. Scott has research interests in Inclusive design and Digital design pedagogies in learning and Teaching. He received his PhD in 2006 where he developed a method of both

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Scott Mayson

Dr Scott Mayson is a lecturer in Industrial Design at RMIT University. Scott has research interests in Inclusive design and Digital design pedagogies in learning and Teaching. He received his PhD in 2006 where he developed a method of both

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Simon Curlis

Simon Curlis lives in Melbourne, Australia where his interest in cars, motorcycles and drawing started at an early age. Simon grew up with a mechanical engineering father who doted on motorcycles, micro cars and auto-mechanical oddities. During his teens Simon attended

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Simon Curlis

Simon Curlis lives in Melbourne, Australia where his interest in cars, motorcycles and drawing started at an early age. Simon grew up with a mechanical engineering father who doted on motorcycles, micro cars and auto-mechanical oddities. During his teens Simon attended

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Haptic-ware

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

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Haptic-ware

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

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Dirt Dreams: batch production in slip-cast ceramic

    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

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Dirt Dreams: batch production in slip-cast ceramic

    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

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Connect Collaborate: The nature of work in the digital age

Oliver Field & Stephen Wallace We are living amongst the greatest shift in workplace design since the industrial revolution. Production based economies are diminishing under the rise of a knowledge based global economy. Data is the new oil; 3rd wave

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Connect Collaborate: The nature of work in the digital age

Oliver Field & Stephen Wallace We are living amongst the greatest shift in workplace design since the industrial revolution. Production based economies are diminishing under the rise of a knowledge based global economy. Data is the new oil; 3rd wave

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Shell Works

Youssef Tayeb & Jim Lavranos The Studio is an RMIT Industrial Design industry project in conjunction with Shell Works a prosthetic product innovation company formed by Youssef Tayeb (Industrial Designer) and Jim Lavranos (Prosthetist/Orthotist) The project’s primary focus is the

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Shell Works

Youssef Tayeb & Jim Lavranos The Studio is an RMIT Industrial Design industry project in conjunction with Shell Works a prosthetic product innovation company formed by Youssef Tayeb (Industrial Designer) and Jim Lavranos (Prosthetist/Orthotist) The project’s primary focus is the

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Human+

Soumitri Varadarajan & Rob Eales The Human+ studio is looking for students keen to develop products and prototype them for presentation to an industry partner. The studio is for students who are keen to develop and push their abilities in

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Human+

Soumitri Varadarajan & Rob Eales The Human+ studio is looking for students keen to develop products and prototype them for presentation to an industry partner. The studio is for students who are keen to develop and push their abilities in

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Eco-Accupuncture (VEIL)

Jess Bird To develop low-carbon resilient communities from within the existing fabric of urban and regional life it is important to have two things: visions of desirable future living scenarios and visible interventions, today, that can re-orient the path of

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Eco-Accupuncture (VEIL)

Jess Bird To develop low-carbon resilient communities from within the existing fabric of urban and regional life it is important to have two things: visions of desirable future living scenarios and visible interventions, today, that can re-orient the path of

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Polar possibilities

Ben Landau The future of Antarctica is uncertain. Although many nations have signed on to protect it as a continent of peace and science; globalisation, geopolitical arm wrestles, global warming, the race for resources and even ideological battles threaten its

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Polar possibilities

Ben Landau The future of Antarctica is uncertain. Although many nations have signed on to protect it as a continent of peace and science; globalisation, geopolitical arm wrestles, global warming, the race for resources and even ideological battles threaten its

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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

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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

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Sustainable Bodies and Urban Playgrounds: Movement Based Interaction for an alternative now

Frank Feltham & Jeffrey Hannam Three key challenges for sustainable living point to a pressing need for rethinking how the designed environment can better support physical health and well-being. With the advent of the compact city, it is anticipated that

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Sustainable Bodies and Urban Playgrounds: Movement Based Interaction for an alternative now

Frank Feltham & Jeffrey Hannam Three key challenges for sustainable living point to a pressing need for rethinking how the designed environment can better support physical health and well-being. With the advent of the compact city, it is anticipated that

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Around~Sound

Sophie Gaur & Guests   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

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Around~Sound

Sophie Gaur & Guests   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

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Hapticware

            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,

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Hapticware

            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,

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Heavy Metal: Light metal

Judith Glover and Emma Luke   In this studio students will explore a range of metal fabrication and quasi craft techniques for small object design. One half of the studio run by Judith Glover will focus on mild steel fabrication

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Heavy Metal: Light metal

Judith Glover and Emma Luke   In this studio students will explore a range of metal fabrication and quasi craft techniques for small object design. One half of the studio run by Judith Glover will focus on mild steel fabrication

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Body Movin’

Dr Scott Mayson This studio evolves emerging practices in design where consumers are customising an artefact with a personalised sense of creation. Traditionally, a products form is finalised, pre-manufacture, with little room for evolution. What if advanced design and manufacturing

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Body Movin’

Dr Scott Mayson This studio evolves emerging practices in design where consumers are customising an artefact with a personalised sense of creation. Traditionally, a products form is finalised, pre-manufacture, with little room for evolution. What if advanced design and manufacturing

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Malcolm Thomas

Malcolm formally trained in 3 Dimensional design specialising in furniture design. His Masters culminated in a project investigating fixing systems that required no glue or metal fasteners. The idea of how something goes together and influences form remains one of

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Malcolm Thomas

Malcolm formally trained in 3 Dimensional design specialising in furniture design. His Masters culminated in a project investigating fixing systems that required no glue or metal fasteners. The idea of how something goes together and influences form remains one of

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Michael Gray

Michael Gray is passionate about vehicle and product design. Michael has had experience as a Creative Design Intern at GM Holden Design, where he worked within the Interior Design Team on advanced design concepts for GM China products. Michael held a

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Michael Gray

Michael Gray is passionate about vehicle and product design. Michael has had experience as a Creative Design Intern at GM Holden Design, where he worked within the Interior Design Team on advanced design concepts for GM China products. Michael held a

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Footprint Tools

with Robert Eales & Dr Soumitri Varadarajan: “Cars, houses, meal sizes: for the past few decades, all have been getting larger. The same goes for farming equipment. In this era of “bigger is better,” it’s not easy to find farming

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Footprint Tools

with Robert Eales & Dr Soumitri Varadarajan: “Cars, houses, meal sizes: for the past few decades, all have been getting larger. The same goes for farming equipment. In this era of “bigger is better,” it’s not easy to find farming

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Hunting-Wajima

Ronnie Lacham + Soumitri Varadarajan The Hunting Wajima Project responds to the brief from CHL to design furniture for manufacture in Timor Leste. The name, Hunting Wajima, refers to two aspects of the brief – to develop timber furniture and to

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Hunting-Wajima

Ronnie Lacham + Soumitri Varadarajan The Hunting Wajima Project responds to the brief from CHL to design furniture for manufacture in Timor Leste. The name, Hunting Wajima, refers to two aspects of the brief – to develop timber furniture and to

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GID

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

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GID

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

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Gavin Bufton

Industrial designer Gavin Bufton was born in Australia early 1982. Beginning his life growing up on a farm, Gavin worked with his father as an apprentice engineer until the age of 16 before heading off to gain his formal education

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Gavin Bufton

Industrial designer Gavin Bufton was born in Australia early 1982. Beginning his life growing up on a farm, Gavin worked with his father as an apprentice engineer until the age of 16 before heading off to gain his formal education

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