Natalie Haskell

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Areas of interest: Industrial design, Industry 4.0, additive manufacturing, localised production and sustainable practice.

2016 – current PhD, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University
2012 – 2015 Master of Arts in Visual Arts (Product Design), Queensland College of Art, Griffith University
2010 – 2012 Bachelor of Design, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University
1998 – 2000 Bachelor of Multimedia (Design), Griffith University
1994 – 1996 Bachelor of Arts (Film and Television), Queensland University of Technology

As a lecturer, designer and PhD researcher within industrial design, Natalie has an industry background in, and a research focus on, emerging digital fabrication technologies and industries being disrupted by these shifts, contextualised within sustainability frameworks, and applied user-centered design research practices.

Current research projects include working with local SMEs to explore the opportunities and impacts of Industry 4.0 and Additive Manufacturing.

Research Keywords: Industry 4.0, Digital fabrication, Digital making, Advanced Manufacturing, Additive manufacturing, Design Innovation, User Centered Design, Studio Learning, Interdisciplinary practice, Industrial Design, 3D and Product Design Key Research Focuses/Future Focus Design + Industry 4.0 and Additive Manufacturing and changing product design workflows and possibilities for Australian SME’s

Emerging digital fabrication workflows and technologies and impact on design practice Sustainable practices Interdisciplinary design frameworks Publications Taylor, Mark and Natalie Haskell. 2019.

“Professionalisation of Design.” in Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Design (Since 1945), edited by Anne Massey. UK: Wiley. Loy, Jennifer, and Natalie Haskell. 2018.

“Future Care: Rethinking technology enhanced aged care environments.” Journal of Enabling Technologies. Haskell, Natalie, and Jennifer Loy. 2017.

“Integrating responsive design and interdisciplinarity for healthcare environments.” Design4Health, Melbourne, 4-7 December. Haskell, Natalie. 2017.

“Pattern and the digital narrative: the impact of digital innovation on pattern and placemaking.” Paper presented at Interstices Symposium: Surface/Pattern a pursuit of material narratives, Auckland, 2-4 June, Auckland University of Technology. Loy, Jennifer, Samuel Canning, and Natalie Haskell. 2016.

“3D Printing Sociocultural Sustainability.” In Handbook of Sustainability in Additive Manufacturing, edited by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu and Monica Mahesh Savalani, 51–72. Singapore: Springer. Haskell, Natalie. 2016.

“Digital utopia: The role of materiality and digital competency.” Materia Arquitectura 13: 32-39. Di Mauro, Salvatore, Hesam Fetrati and Natalie Haskell. 2014.

“Community Engagement and Interdependency.” Presented at the International Congress on The Past, Present and Future of Civilizations, Turkey, January 2014.

Exhibitions Haskell, Natalie and Libbi Reed. 2018.

“Primitive Digital” installation. Exploring the translation of letterforms into 3D objects utilising digital fabrication. Design Canberra Festival, Canberra, November. Haskell, Natalie and QCA Product Design. 2018.

“Future Food” 3D/Product Design installation as part of Queensland College of Art exhibition for the Australian Embassy. Beijing Design Week, Beijing, China, September. Haskell, Natalie, Sam Canning and Heather Faulkner. 2018.

“Griffith Creative Arts @ George Town” exhibition design, fabrication and installation. Penang, Malaysia, August. Haskell, Natalie . 2018.

“Digi-flora” installation as part of MadeDame launch exhibition. Queensland College of Art White Box Gallery, Gold Coast, June. Haskell, Natalie. 2017-2018.

“Digi-flora” installation. Exploring digital fabrication techniques. Artisan Ivory Street Gallery, Brisbane, November – January.