Welcome to ‘Squirrel’ *, an internal publication sent periodically to Monash Design students and staff. Squirrel presents 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:Bringing together all our MADA electives for Semester 2 in one document, learn about the offerings available from your department and the wider faculty.
In this issue: We celebrate the outputs across our design studios and elective streams, as well as from those who teach within them.
In this issue: We celebrate Melbourne Design Week – one of the most important events on the design calendar.
In this issue: Our final Squirrel for 2021 – a celebration of creativity from across Design this past semester.
In this issue: Proof that intermittent lockdowns haven’t dampened our creative spirit – a bumper issue of creativity, and more!
In this issue: We wrap Semester One with a showcase of work from around the department, detail how you can enter the Global Design Graduate Show, and more!
In this issue: Learn about the upcoming Monash/QUT Impact Lab travelling studio, see outcomes from the XYX Lab ‘Gender Justice’ workshop, and more!
In this issue: We celebrate International Women’s Day, Monday March 8, what’s on during Melbourne Design Week, and more!
In this issue: We look at some of the exceptional work of our students, staff and alumni, including our Monash/Suzhou Master of Industrial Design students from China... and more!
In this issue: In the penultimate Squirrel for 2020 we take a Photoshop time travel with eRiN eNDeR (visiting lecturer, Interior Architecture)... and more!
In this issue: Marketing Law is offered through the Business School, but it’s incredibly relevant to designers – a look at this important elective... and more!
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!