Create Foresight with Insight
Iterate to Innovate
Our Cause is Effect
Creating the conditions for innovation
The business and R&D landscape of Australia is rapidly changing and we believe that the only way to stay ahead of the curve is to use design thinking and co-creation methods to discover new offerings.
Our interdisciplinary teams work together on real world projects, with local and global partners, using human centered design methods to co-create extraordinary insights and outcomes. This diversity of minds, skills, and experience drives R&D capability and impact.
By bringing together a diverse group of passionate individuals who are determined to change the world for the better, Design Factory Melbourne (DFM) creates a fertile ground for creative problem solving and co-creation. At DFM, there is a belief that all people have a creative potential and it is the diversity of ideas that will generate greater insights as to the most effective way of tackling a problem.read more
Ready. Set. Go! After ten days of working on paper bike designs, students of the year-long Sugar-ME310 Global Design Innovation Program raced their cardboard creations at the Swinburne University Hawthorn campusread more
The DFM Global programs are counting down to industry project launch on October 20th, when 9 Swinburne students will work with 3 international industry partners on real innovation challenges.read more
The kitchen is the heart of Design Factory Melbourne (DFM). It provides a different approach to learning and epitomises how DFM differs from other learning environments.read more