From dreaming up floorplans to industry projects, Alex Pestrivas is seeing where interior design can take her.
Why study design at RMIT?
#1 in the Asia Pacific for Art and Design*
#11 in the world for Art and Design*
Global exchange opportunities
*Source: 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject
Push boundaries and set design standards
RMIT immerses aspiring designers in hands-on studio learning to invent, visualise and prototype design solutions. RMIT plays a pivotal role in design, with award-winning graduates recognised as driving industry, pushing creative boundaries and setting design standards.
Design your future
Investigate contemporary, cultural and environmental aspects of design and technology, and graduate as a highly trained designer and visual problem solver.
You’ll learn to think and operate as a designer who can influence and shape the future of the design industry. You’ll learn from local and international practising designers, lecturers and academics who are connected with industry and the design community. They will guide you to become a business owner or developer who can turn an idea into a commercially viable venture.
Meet Janelle – Diploma of Photo Imaging
After completing a Diploma of Photo Imaging, now known as a Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging, Janelle Low went on to win the National Photographic Portrait Prize.
Applying for Art and Design courses
Advice for preparing folios and pre-selection kits to help make the process easier.
Why Human Centred Design is a key future skill
From a corporate career to discovering human centred design, Joanne is seizing her future. Discover more about RMIT's Master of Design Futures.
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Students take on WorldSkills
Six Diploma of Visual Merchandising students joined the WorldSkills design competition, responding to an industry-standard brief. Participants addressed to the goals of their client, the brand Thankyou, who strives to combat poverty surrounding the world water crisis.
Participant Sarah Lancashire says competitions helped her develop skills across photography, graphic design, and styling. “The course itself has so many industry links, which has given me better insight into what is going on in the industry currently,” she says.
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer