Friday, 3 July 2015

Industrial Design in China - Master of Industrial Design Graduates in Suzhou

The first graduation ceremony for graduates from the Monash Art Design and Architecture's Master of Industrial Design at the Southeast University-Monash University Joint Graduate School (Suzhou) was held in Suzhou on Friday June 26th 2015.

Graduate employment at hundred percent was a reason to celebrate with employers including: Ford, Siemens, Alibaba, Huawei, Hisense, ZTE, Atlas Copco and Johnson Controls.



Master of Industrial Design graduates - Suzhou China
Southeast University-Monash University Joint Graduate School (Suzhou).



Spicy Tongue - Melbourne Chinatown

Beach Creative's Andrew Wong this week launches Spicy Tongue a new concept Chinese Restaurant at 214a Little Bourke St in the heart of Chinatown in Melbourne.


Spicy Tongue - 214a Little Bourke Street Chinatown Melbourne



Spicy Tongue
Restraurant
214a Little Bourke Street 
Chinatown Melbourne


Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Outerspace - Fusion Duo Guitar Indiegogo

Designed in Melbourne by Outerspace the Fusion Duo guitar is about to be launched on the crowd funding platform indiegogo.

David Auld outlined the innovative features of the product during my recent visit to the studio in Richmond.


David Auld and the Fusion Duo Guitar - Outerspace  - Designed in Melbourne


Fusion Duo Guitar - Outerspace  - Designed in Melbourne


Fusion Duo Guitar


Fusion Duo Guitar - iPhone intergration


Fusion Duo Guitar


Fusion Guitars - Melbourne Australia


Product Features:

Fusion Duo - The all-in-one electric guitar you can play anywhere
The Fusion Duo features a built-in amp, battery and speakers so your electric guitar has all the portability of an acoustic guitar. Now you can play electric guitar wherever you want; on the beach, in the park or take it on holiday.
It seamlessly integrates with your iPhone and iPod to open up a whole world of creative possibilities.

Learning becomes fun, fast and easy
It’s the quickest, easiest and most fun way to learn to play guitar.
World class guitar learning apps, YouTube demos and all the best tools are right at your fingertips while you play.
Before long you’ll be looking for any excuse to pick up the guitar and play.
iOS guitar apps give you a huge range of authentic sounding amps and stomp-box effects so you can learn to sound like your favorite artists

It’s music creation – revolutionized
Now you can create awesome sounding layered music with or without the band.
Jam along to guitar backing tracks, or use the looping feature to create a full band sound using your own backing. Instantly capture and record your inspiration with the sampler, or create and record full songs using the 8 track recorder.
And yes, the Fusion Duo is also a great sounding, uncompromising traditional electric guitar you can play live.




Friday, 5 June 2015

Industrial Design in China - Jim Hannon-Tan and Paul Charlwood visit MADA


Industrial designers Jim Hannon-Tan and Paul Charlwood visit the MADA Master of Industrial Design Program at the Southeast University-Monash University Joint Graduate School (Suzhou) in China

Saturday, 16 May 2015

BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia


BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia curator Ian Wong from MADA Monash Art Design and Architecture.


Video of BlackBOX app using Art Processor Enso Locate Beacons.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Monash University Prato Campus Italy - BlackBOX

MADA Monash Art Design and Architecture offer a range of programs at the Monash Campus in Prato and today was my first opportunity to visit, tour the campus and meet with Prato Director Dr Cecilia Hewlett.



The bionic eye project from MADA Monash Art Design and Architecture with Monash Vision Group is one of the 64 projects featured in BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia currently showing in Milan.


MADA Monash Art Design and Architecture researcher and curator Ian Wong discusses the Art Processor technology used in BlackBOX with Prato director Dr Cecilia Hewlett.



Monash University Prato Campus Director Dr Cecilia Hewlett and Prato Centre Manager Cathy Crupi at the opening of BlackBOX - Design and innovation | Melbourne Australia in Milan with curator Ian Wong.


Tuesday, 12 May 2015

BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia


BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia


BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia


 BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia


 BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia


 BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia


 BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia


 BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia





Wednesday, 6 May 2015

BlackBOX - Design Institute of Australia

BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia is currently open in Milan as part of celebrations for EXPO2015. Curated by Design Institute of Australia Vic/Tas chapter councillor Ian Wong the exhibition celebrates the careers of more than forty DIA Hall of Fame, fellows, members and practice members. 


Design Institute of Australia Fellows Paul Charlwood and Ian Wong at BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia.


BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia opens in Milan as part of Expo in Citta events for EXPO2015

CEO of Charlwood Design Paul Charlwood, Adam Cornish and Matthew Harding attended the opening at Fabbrica del Vapore in Milan. 

The Queens Baton and the 321 water projects by Charlood Design are featured in BlackBOX.

Monash Art Design and Architecture MADA graduate Matthew Harding was an award winner with GOTYA and exhibited recently in Milan at Salone Satellite with Melbourne Movement.

Adam Cornish features in BlackBOX with his Trinity range for Alessi.  


Adam Cornish, Ian Wong FDIA, Paul Charlwood FDIA and Matthew Harding at the opening of BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia in Milan 







Wednesday, 29 April 2015

BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia


The latest Mini Cinema Camera by BlackMagic is featured in BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia


BlackBOX showcases design innovations that have endured from Melbourne Australia over the last 150 years. Named after the Melbourne invention that changed the aviation industry, BlackBOX highlights innovations that have had global impacts. From enabling hearing with the bionic ear, through to the day-to-day convenience of refrigeration and electrical power boards, Melbourne designs continue to have significant impacts on the world. Using the latest iOS technology BlackBOX shares these stories and their Melbourne connection through an interactive digital exhibition.


Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera - Miniaturized digital film camera for remote use with PWM and S.Bus for use with model airplane remote controls. Includes Super 16 size sensor with 13 stops of dynamic range and RAW and ProRes recorder.

BlackBOX prende il nome dall’invenzione creata a Melbourne che ha cambiato l’aviazione e vi porta le novità di design nate a Melbourne Australia negli ultimi 150 anni e ancora in uso. Tali innovazioni hanno avuto un impatto globale: dal rendere possibile l’udito con l’orecchio bionico, fino alla comodità quotidiana della refrigerazione e delle multiprese. I design di Melbourne continuano ad avere un significativo impatto a livello mondiale. BlackBOX utilizza la più moderna tecnologia IOS per condividerne le storie e il loro legame con Melbourne in una mostra digitale interattiva.

BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia
10am - 8.00pm
May 2-15, 2015
Fabbricca del Vapore
Sala Colonne
Via Procaccini 4 / Via Luigi Nono 7, 20154 Milan, Italy

www.blackboxmelbourne.com

Download the app now for IOS devices.



Saturday, 25 April 2015

BlackBOX - Vitra Design Museum


BlackBOX at Vitra Design Museum


BlackBOX at Vitra Design Museum


BlackBOX - CobaltNiche


BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia - Keep Cup designed by CobaltNiche


BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia - Melbourne Tram


BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia - Agilent 4300 Handheld FTIR designed by CobaltNiche


BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia - Halo designed by CobaltNiche


Cobalt's designers with a range of innovative and modular Easy Storage storage containers they designed with integrated accessories, recently launched in Office Works stores nationally

Sunday, 19 April 2015

BlackBOX - ISM Objects Milan

BlackBOX- Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia came to the Brera District in Milan during Milan Design Week.

Founders of ISM Objects Celina Clarke and Simon Christopher are regular visitors to Milan Design Week but alas they cannot stay in town for Milan Expo 2015 and Expo in Citta events.

Christopher and Clarke did not miss the opportunity however to preview the BlackBOX app now available for download for IOS devices. The digital archive for the sixty four selected projects is revealed as you approach each BlackBOX.


ISM Objects founders Simon Christopher and Celina Clarke in Milan with BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia


Madame Ruby designed by ISM Objects is featured in BlackBOX - Design and Innovation | Melbourne Australia

ISM Objects

Saturday, 18 April 2015

Salone Satellite - Was Project Korea

Was Project - Stand A38 Salone Satellite


Salone Satellite 2015 - Was Project Hanyang interior architecture design.


Salone Satellite 2015 - Was Project Hanyang interior architecture design.

Was project is an up cycling project not only converting waste materials or useless products into new materials of better quality but also integrate an existing identity of something into core design identity or value of new product.

TEXT from Was Project


Salone Satellite 2015 - ISMObjects

ISM Objects directors Simon Christopher and Celina Clarke visited Salone Satellite today and dropped in to the Melbourne Movement stand.


Salone Satellite 2015 - ISM Objects directors Celina Clarke and Simon Christopher at stand A28 Melbourne Movement.


Salone Satellite 2015 - ISM Objects directors Celina Clarke and Simon Christopher discuss the Exo series with MADA Monash Art Design and Architecture graduate Matthew Harding at stand A28 Melbourne Movement.

Salone Satellite 2015 - Simone LeAmon and Ewan McEoin


Salone Satellite Stand A28 Melbourne Movement - Simone LeAmon, Ian Wong and Ewan McEoin 


Ewan McEoin and Simone LeAmon discuss Salt+Pepper with RMIT graduate industrial designer Mitch Rose at Salone Satellite stand A28 Melbourne Movement.