The Centre for Design Innovation (CDI) leads the research and development of fundamental, strategic and transformative design solutions.
Our team tackle deviously complex problems to generate new knowledge and drive real-world social, health, environmental and economic benefit. We do this with a strong client-focused capability, integrating the voices of clients and communities to create impactful research outcomes with commercial distinction.
Housed within a range of innovative facilities, our award-winning projects and core programs are aligned with national research priorities and Swinburne’s 2025 Research Vision.
Our research is focused within three core programs:
- Human Centred Product Development
- Future Self Living Lab
- Urban Design Architecture
Photomedia student’s experimental image wins Adobe Top Talent AwardSwinburne Communication Design student, Caitlin Gmehling, has received an Adobe Top Talent Award in the Photography category at the 2019 Adobe Awards.Friday 25 October 2019
Lean and sustainable lighting by Swinburne industrial design graduateCreated by industrial designer and Swinburne PhD candidate, Christoph Koch, Mudō is a flexible, modular high-end lighting system.Friday 25 October 2019
Communicating key health messages to support culturally diverse womenMaster of Design student creates illustrations for Jean Hailes for Women’s Health toolkit.Thursday 24 October 2019
Swinburne and Medical Connect democratise air travelSwinburne and Medical Connect is one step closer to an accessible and affordable air transport solution for customers with medical and physical disability.Monday 21 October 2019
Swinburne School of Design academics share expertise in VietnamSwinburne leads first workshop in Knowledge Exchange for Smart City: Australia and Vietnam seriesThursday 12 September 2019
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