COLLABORATE ACROSS DISCIPLINES

ITERATE TO INNOVATE

OUR CAUSE IS OUR EFFECT

CREATE FORESIGHT WITH INSIGHT

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We are excited to introduce this year’s School of Design graduate exhibition – GradX 2020 | 1.5 Degrees. The festival will run for two weeks, from 23rd November to 4th of December 2020, and will be hosted entirely online. You will have a chance to explore our amazing students’ work in virtual spaces across Swinburne’s School of Design.

Visit the Design Factory Melbourne virtual exhibition as we re-imagine what our Gala will be in 2020 and prepare to celebrate our students!

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.

THE LATEST FROM DFM

Innovating without fear: My experience at Design Factory Melbourne

Innovating without fear: My experience at Design Factory Melbourne

In early 2019, I made the move of leaving my home in Mumbai, India to pursue a two-year-long, Master of Design course at Swinburne University. Three months into the course, I was accepted into Design Factory’s Global Program where I immersed myself in a different way of learning and culture – both of which have had a lasting impact and value on me today.

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DFGN chats to DFM Director, Anita Kocsis

DFGN chats to DFM Director, Anita Kocsis

Design Factory Global Network’s Marthe Dehli sat down with DFM’s Director, Anita Kocsis to give others a window into DFM, our space, our students and our hopes for the future. This article is part of DFGN’s interview series to get to know other design factories around the world through the eyes of its people!

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Discovering a safety net in disruption: My time at Design Factory Melbourne

Discovering a safety net in disruption: My time at Design Factory Melbourne

A place to call home and a home away from home. A community of like-minded individuals, ready and willing to challenge the status quo. Industrial designers, engineers, mad makers, disruptors, all creators in their respective field… and all somewhat gastronomically obsessed or curious. This is how I would encapsulate the brilliant couple of years and the incredible people I worked alongside during my time at Design Factory Melbourne (DFM).

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GET A GLIMPSE INTO LIFE AS A DF STUDENT

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Josh Bragagnolo

Industrial Design student Josh has completed both the local and global streams at DFM – read about his experience.

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AMELIA IVERSON

Read about how Business student Amelia Iverson’s experience with DFM shaped her future path.
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JAIDEN GUSTI

Communication Design student Jaiden Gusti immersed himself in DFM’s vibrant community during his Honours year. Read about his experience here.
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EMILY CHEESMAN

As part of Emily Cheesman’s Master of Occupational Therapy she is completing a stream of units with DFM. Read about her introduction to design thinking here. 

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