2015 Sydney Design Awards

spaces, objects, visual, graphic, digital & experience design
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Ellipta Monitor Arm [DRAFT]


Gold Winner 

Project Overview

Recreation of a market leading classic design. Ellipta monitor arm was the first LCD arm to use a tension spring as opposed to the much more expensive and environmentally unfriendly ‘Gas struts’. Now every major manufacture uses a spring.


Charlwood Design P/L


Matt Blythman

Project Brief

To contemporise the ‘classic’ design of the original Ellipta and reduce the part and production cost while using the existing dynamic components.

Project Innovation/Need

Long reach of the arm and class leading dynamic range of movement.

Design Challenge

To maintain the organic look and feel of the original design


100% recyclable materials and easy disassembly for recycling.

This award celebrates creative and innovative design for either a component or overall product. Consideration given to aspects that relate to human usage, aesthetics, selection of components and materials, and the resolution of assembly, manufacturing and the overall function.
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