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

Furniture Collective

Studio Tutor: Arthur Georgalas

Studio Timetable: Wednesday 5:30-8:30 & Thursday 1:30-4:30

Furniture manufacturers will often design ‘collections’, which are pieces of furniture that share consistent design language with overarching thematics. Collections allow for the effective outfitting of an Architecture designed home, office, cafe, etc..

Furniture Collective focuses on developing your parametric modelling skills to design a range of

Critical Information

 

Key Dates:

19 – 29 March:  KISD students in Melbourne

04 – 15 June: RMIT students @ KISD in Cologne Germany

 

Theme: Design Factory; enterprise formation, furniture & object focus; from conception to market.

Extra trave time: At the end of the studio – 15th June – you will have about 4 weeks of free travel time

Expenses: There will

Taxa Lab: Agile Design for Technologically Mediated Conservation

Lecturers: Liam Fennessy and Scott Mitchell
Wednesdays 9.30 until 12.30 and 1.30 until 4.30 ( please note there will be an intensive at Mid semester which will reduce the hours in the second half of the semester)
We live in a time of human induced climate change and seemingly insurmountable challenges to the future of our natural systems,

Design Pioneers: 20th Century Furniture Design

Design in Society GRAP-2919-AUSBR-S1-TUT01/03   Monday 2:30pm-5:30pm        515.03.003  Malcom Thomas

This class will introduce the designers of the most
recognizable furniture pieces in the context of the 20th Century and study
design movements such as the Bauhaus, Danish Modernism, Swedish Grace and
Post-modernism amongst others—students will reflect on these designers work in
the context of the society it was produced in.

Beyond the Triple Bottom Line: Spirituality & Sustainability

Tutor: Juliana Luna

Timetable: Thursday 2:30pm – 5:30pm

Location: 051.07.004

This course explores and documents current relationships between material culture and spirituality from an ecological perspective and speculates about the future role of design in the emerging field of spiritual sustainability through the production of critical objects.

More than a set of fixed goals and outcomes, sustainability can be

Concept Boat Design

NOTE: SPRING SCHOOL | November – December 2015

with Simon Curlis

This studio in concept boat design combines the ideas that sailing boats have been a most effective forms of sustainable mobility and that the role of a concept vehicle is to demonstrate a potential future, to gauge the public’s reaction and provide creative direction for a company

FOOD TERROIR 2016

Scott Mayson and Marcus Cher

Designing a food landscape for the haute cuisine dining experience. Working with world renown chef Ryan Flaherty “Mr Jennings” to explore a sensorial approach to fine dining. You will design cutlery, flatware, tools & vessels et al. Across a broad range of materials and processes: additive manufacturing, casting, forming & finishing.

Brad Erickson

A recent graduate from the Industrial Design program at RMIT, Brad has a strong interest in robotic technology and its intersection with modern design practice. Following his honours studies on the design and development of a unique robot end effector, Brad has continued to hone his skills in the areas of programming, electronics and integrated

The Reuseful Project 2.0

Lecturers: Nick Johns

As we watch our household recycling industry falter –  with the local market value of recycled materials collapsing, and off-shore processors refusing to accept our post-consumer packaging waste – we are facing major environmental and resource availability challenges.

These challenges are ultimately design problems, in that the social practices and the waste materials generated through