Simon Curlis

Master of Design (Research), RMIT University

The context that I practice in is: enabling people to move about the world so they may have enriched lives within an ethical code of responsibility and accountability for one’s actions. As such, I seek to supervise projects that follow the mantra that “design is demonstrating the potential of an

Adam Lynch

Adam Lynch is a young, Australian based industrial designer who explores the possibilities of creating 3-dimensional products through the manipulation of 2-dimensional materials. Lynch’s work emphasises the use of modern technologies to achieve his products.

Lynch has been active in Co-founding LAB DE STU, a Melbourne based multi award winning design collective, and more recently Dowel

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 Design and has more than 15 years of experience in the field. He has undertaken

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 future development. This studio looks at the challenges facing the town of Anglesea, on the Great

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

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 present condition.

In this studio, designers will use research to visualise these futures in critical objects, images,

Dowel Jones

Dowel Jones is an Australian design brand producing furniture, lighting and accessories, as well as working on various installations and site-specific works. The studio was established in 2013 by Dale Hardiman and Adam Lynch.

Dowel Jones is interested in simplifying objects to their bare essentials without compromising on aesthetic values while also minimising materials and processes, working with

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

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, and Evian. Along with managing recent

catalogues for the Biennale of Sydney, and the Venice Biennale Australian

Culpra Station

Campbell Drake

Known as Culpra Station, this multidisciplinary studio is centered around a 8500 hectare site in rural New South Wales and will explore social enterprise and design systems that provide economic, environmental, social and cultural benefits to local communities. The studio has been formulated following an invitation by the Culpra Milli Aboriginal Corporation to assist