Travis Cox

Graduating with his doctorate from the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) in 2015, Dr. Travis Cox’s ongoing theoretical and artistic exploration seeks to examine the relationships between the user and the computer. The mediation of both the artist and the user within digital code produces a shared act of meaning creation and he has

Big Time Waste

Monday: 11.30-2.30
Thursday: 11.30-2.30

Lecturers: Jonathan Ben-Tovim and Matty Bracken

The escalating waste crisis has finally entered the zeitgeist. We are realising that human consumption is far outpacing our capacity to deal with the waste outcome. The devastating impact this is having on our environment can no longer be ignored. There is a

Making it Real

Studio Tutor: Jonathan Ben – Tovim & Dani Storm-Hoogland

Studio Timetable:
Thursday 3:30pm – 6:30pm  045.01.005B
Wednesday 3:30pm – 6:30pm 045.01.005B

Designers sit at the nexus between idea and reality. Every choice designers make sets off a chain of events in the future life cycle of their products. This studio seeks to take young designers and expand their understanding of new

Charles Lin

Charles Lin is a freelance concept artist currently based in Melbourne. From a young age Charles has been passionate about storytelling leading to an interest in illustration, comic books, video games, and film. This has led to work ranging from storyboard artist to 3D design consultant.

Charles graduated Industrial Design with Honours from RMIT in 2006

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

Re-imagining human-computer interaction (HCI) for the mobile environment

Studio Leaders: Scott Mitchell & Sarah Webber

Studio Partner: Microsoft Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces

Studio Time & Location: Wednesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 100.05.005 & Thursday 12:30 am – 3:30 pm 8.07.44

Mobile computing has had a huge impact on our lives – smart phones and tablet computers have changed the way we move through the city,

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Malte Wagenfeld

Malte Wagenfeld is Senior lecturer in Industrial Design at RMIT; he is a design practitioner, academic, artist, curator and researcher. As an industrial design practitioner, Malte has extensive experience in the design of furniture, appliances, objects and interiors with a specialisation in low volume manufacturing and prototyping. The designs resulting from this have been internationally

Glass Fines Re-purposing

Studio Tutors: Dr Liam Fennessy & Mark Douglas

With: Simon Lockrey and Dr Judith Glover

Partners: Sustainability Victoria, Mark Douglass & the Alex Fraser Group

Studio Timetable: Thursday 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm & Intensive Dates & Location TBC
The recycling of glass is an energy intensive and highly tuned process that results in a very large quantity of mixed and contaminated

Design for Ability

Studio Leader: Simon Curlis

Studio Partners: Jayco Caravans, CDRN Car Design Research Network, other partners to be advised.

Studio Timetable:
Tuesday 13:30 – 16:30 and Thursday 13:30 – 16:30

This Studio is about a design challenge set by industry partner to create a next generation concept caravan. Our ultimate goal is to create a digital prototype that will be