Welcome to ‘Squirrel’ *, an internal publication sent weekly to Monash Design students and staff. Throughout Semester 1, 2020, Squirrel will present stories and projects that celebrate their achievements – demonstrating just how adaptive designers are – and aims to foster a community spirit as they connect through online learning and teaching.
* to move in an inquisitive and restless manner
In this issue: A look at the Master of Design program, some amazing nearly-the-end-of-the-year work, and more!
In this issue: Lots of information about upcoming events including our Honours information session next week, brush up on your design history with an interview between legendary Australian Designer Mary Featherston and Ian Wong, and more!
In this issue: We reveal who’s behind the winning Squirrel mask, preview what you’ll be working on in next year’s Collaborative Design Studios, and more!
In this issue: All sorts of ways you can engage with Diversity and Inclusion Week – one of the highlights of the Monash calendar.
In this issue: Make a positive difference with RUOK Day (Thursday September 10), meet graduate Christopher Thorpe, and more!
In this issue: A reminder about the Designer Mask competition, a plethora of projects from this semester and last, and more!
In this issue: Take a virtual tour of “ICONIC Australian Design”, curated by Ian Wong, details of the create-a-mask competition, and more!
In this issue: We’re excited to relaunch ‘Squirrel’ in Semester 2 with a special Design Honours Year edition.
In this issue: Master of Design students collaborate with Zoos Victoria, some sound advice from graduate Carolyn Ang, and more!
In this issue: Sarah Stratton looks at how design can enhance the ‘new normal’, and more!
In this issue: Meet alumnus Hamit Kanuni Kuralkan, all about winter elective ‘Design and Artificial Intelligence’, and more!
In this issue: Show of Hands challenge, work from Master of Industrial Design students in Suzhou, China, and more!
In this issue: Mon oncle (My uncle) (1958), a spotlight on Illustration as Design (VCO2204), and more!
In this issue: The National Emergency Library, work from Collaborative Design student John Paul Macatol, and more!