Teaching & Learning

Members of the ADD+F research hub teach and coordinate graduate and undergraduate coursework with a computational design and technology-driven focus at the Melbourne School of Design.  You can find a list of subjects below showcasing the diverse design research undertaken by ADD+F staff.

Digital Design & Fabrication Electives


The Digital Design and Fabrication Electives offer students the opportunity to gain expertise and competence in the understanding and application of contemporary design tools – informing students’ design process, making, and thinking.

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Design Making – Making Design is an interactive Augmented Reality (AR) and poster exhibition featuring new designs developed by students in the Digital Design and Fabrication Electives: Experimental Furniture Futures Lab, Bespoke Timber Furniture Lab, Spatial Intelligence Lab, Digital Fabrication Lab, and Made by Robots Lab at MSD.

During the Melbourne Design Week 2023 exhibited as poster and Augmented Reality exhibition, to be found across 40 locations in inner Melbourne.

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R_Lab AR

Previous Electives

Graduate Research

Design and Creative Practice research are actively supported in the Melbourne School of Design and the University of Melbourne through the PhD model ‘Thesis by Creative Work'. Academics in the ADD+F research hub have the capacity to supervise PhD research projects, especially those with a design and creative practice focus.

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