In our second video of the Industry Interview Series, we talk to Rob Mayo – Customer Experience Specialist – about his involvement leading the Year 3 service experience design brief. As a customer experience specialist, Rob has worked for an array of different companies and organisations across the globe including his most recent work with Auckland Transport. The brief for the Year 3 students was to improve the Auckland Rail experience for it’s users through product and service interventions.
To highlight the department’s growing relationship with industry partners, we’re developing a new video series of short interviews with the various companies and consultants who’ve been involved with student projects. In our first video we hear from Sheena Denmead about her involvement with the Year 2 camping brief, as well as her role as Senior Equipment Designer at Kathmandu.
Check out these beautiful versatile ceramic lights designed by agentinian studio designers roberto beiras del carril and diego caballín.Their lights were designed to draw attention to detail in the elegant forms, whilst adapting to different environments through basic hue colouring. A great example of how simple forms make great design.
Some Great work here from Priscilla Karsan in the second year studio paper. She has executed a really nice cycling jacke for the Urban rider. Loving the splashes of colour on the sleeves, and the black and white jacket lining looks special too. Well Done Priscilla! Check out her Blog Here:
Awesome work Daniel Smith for getting his work featured on the Transport Blog, image of the day. Daniel came up with a simple but effective design to improve the etiquette of train users when boarding the train. As a train user himself, he is all too familiar with the pushing of people boarding the train, as people enter and exit. Make sure you check out more about Daniel’s design and other projects he has been working on here.
Congratulations to Nikolai Sorenson for being awarded 2nd place in the category of Object Design at the 2014 Australian Graduate of the Year Award! Nikolai was up against the top design graduates in Australiasia, so great to see an AUT representative doing awesome! Check out the competition here! We caught up with Nikolai to see how he has been up to since he left AUT… Q: Could you briefly introduce yourself and let us know when you graduated from product design? […]
Check out this sweet Blog by Antonio, studying in his final year of the product design bachelor. Its a great example of presenting yourself and your work in a professional and compelling way. Having an online portfolio is becoming increasingly important for designers as it allows clients, potential employers or fellow designers to check out what you are up to. Take a look around at Antonio’s work and have a think about how you can get your blog looking great too!