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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Din Heagney

Din Heagney is a writer, editor, researcher, and specialist in art and design communication. He has worked on design projects for companies including MAB, Becton, Build Architecture, Royal Women’s Hospital, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Sensis, Seven Network, Australian War Memorial,

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Din Heagney

Din Heagney is a writer, editor, researcher, and specialist in art and design communication. He has worked on design projects for companies including MAB, Becton, Build Architecture, Royal Women’s Hospital, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Sensis, Seven Network, Australian War Memorial,

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Ecoville Antarctic

Simon Lockery & Karli Vergese Ecoville is a concept that now casts “A place where people live and work under the ‘eco’ banner of holistic sustainability”. Centre for Design and Society has partnered with the Australian Antarctic Division  to investigate

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Ecoville Antarctic

Simon Lockery & Karli Vergese Ecoville is a concept that now casts “A place where people live and work under the ‘eco’ banner of holistic sustainability”. Centre for Design and Society has partnered with the Australian Antarctic Division  to investigate

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Matthew Butler

  Matthew Butler is a trained Industrial Designer and former studio manager for Tom Dixon in London. Matthew heads his own furniture company named Bluesquare with clients including the Sydney Olympic Games, Mamara Hotel in New York and the Brisbane

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Matthew Butler

  Matthew Butler is a trained Industrial Designer and former studio manager for Tom Dixon in London. Matthew heads his own furniture company named Bluesquare with clients including the Sydney Olympic Games, Mamara Hotel in New York and the Brisbane

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Aditi Singh

Aditi Singh, Architect & Industrial Designer, holds a Masters Degree in Design from SPA, New Delhi, where she is presently Assistant Professor of Industrial Design. She has worked in a variety of domains ranging from Architecture, Product & Lighting Design,

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Aditi Singh

Aditi Singh, Architect & Industrial Designer, holds a Masters Degree in Design from SPA, New Delhi, where she is presently Assistant Professor of Industrial Design. She has worked in a variety of domains ranging from Architecture, Product & Lighting Design,

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The Deer Park Project

Parag Anand, Aditi Singh & Robert Eales Scores of triumphant para-gliders, having just landed, make a spirited dash up narrow pathways flanked by exquisitely carved vernacular houses. A group of very amiable Buddhist monks on their way back to their

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The Deer Park Project

Parag Anand, Aditi Singh & Robert Eales Scores of triumphant para-gliders, having just landed, make a spirited dash up narrow pathways flanked by exquisitely carved vernacular houses. A group of very amiable Buddhist monks on their way back to their

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Parag Anand

Parag Anand is Associate Professor of Industrial Design at the SPA, New Delhi. He has a Masters Degree in Design from IIT, Delhi and has also trained at the TU Delft, the Netherlands. He was the co-founder of 5th Quadrant

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Parag Anand

Parag Anand is Associate Professor of Industrial Design at the SPA, New Delhi. He has a Masters Degree in Design from IIT, Delhi and has also trained at the TU Delft, the Netherlands. He was the co-founder of 5th Quadrant

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Jessica Bird

Jessica Bird is a designer and researcher motivated by working collaboratively to affect change. Since graduating with honours from Industrial Design, Jess has taught at RMIT and works as a Project Facilitator at the Victorian Eco Innovation Lab (VEIL) at

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Jessica Bird

Jessica Bird is a designer and researcher motivated by working collaboratively to affect change. Since graduating with honours from Industrial Design, Jess has taught at RMIT and works as a Project Facilitator at the Victorian Eco Innovation Lab (VEIL) at

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Robert Eales

In 2012 Robert completed a Masters of Design by Research at Monash investigating the possibilities of closed loop production at a desktop scale by creating a system and machinery that converted waste plastic into 3D printer filament which was then

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Robert Eales

In 2012 Robert completed a Masters of Design by Research at Monash investigating the possibilities of closed loop production at a desktop scale by creating a system and machinery that converted waste plastic into 3D printer filament which was then

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3 Ways Forward

Simon Curlis Melbourne is projected to host 7.7 million citizens in 2051 as the population densifies and climate change creates more weather impacts with greater frequency, our transport systems and infrastructure will be overwhelmed. As such it is wise to

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3 Ways Forward

Simon Curlis Melbourne is projected to host 7.7 million citizens in 2051 as the population densifies and climate change creates more weather impacts with greater frequency, our transport systems and infrastructure will be overwhelmed. As such it is wise to

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Space Travel Capsule

Yan Huang The Virgin Galactic project is the first of many companies that will make commercial space travel an imminent reality. In the not too distant future, one can expect to journey to the moon and back in a day.

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Space Travel Capsule

Yan Huang The Virgin Galactic project is the first of many companies that will make commercial space travel an imminent reality. In the not too distant future, one can expect to journey to the moon and back in a day.

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