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MARK ARMSTRONG

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Mark Armstrong is a Practice Professor in Design at Monash University and Founder and Director of Blue Sky, one of Australia’s leading design consultancies.

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Over the last decade, Mark has steered Blue Sky to meet new challenges in the Australian design landscape. His clients include Qantas, Cochlear, Resmed, Omega, Breville, Telstra, Coles, Electrolux, Commonwealth Bank, Xstarta, Caroma, Victa, United Nations, Olympus and SOCOG.

Mark also plays an active role in the Design Institute of Australia and was recently inducted into the DIA Hall of Fame. He is passionate about design education and was recently appointed The Eva and Marc Besen International Research Chair in Design at Monash University.

Mark provides industrial design expertise to the Bionic Eye project, working very closely with Clinicians and Engineers from the Monash Vision Group to produce the wearable headgear assembly for the first human implant scheduled for early 2016.

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Mark Armstrong, Professor
Blue Sky, 2000 Olympic Torch

Mark Armstrong, Professor
Blue Sky, Qantas Check-In

Mark Armstrong, Professor
The Bionic Eye

A symmetrical concept of the ‘wearable components’ that integrates sunglasses.

Mark Armstrong, Professor

An asymmetrical concept of the ‘wearable components’. Back, right perspective detailing coil and electronics housings assembly.

Mark Armstrong, Professor

Using the same rear electronics and coil assembly as the asymmetrical version, this concept explores conventional stabilisation that may assist in reducing coil deviation.

Mark Armstrong, Professor
Blue Sky, Cochlear Hearing Device

MADA’s teaching & research staff are creative professionals, leading practitioners and renowned researchers who are at the top of their game, nationally and internationally.

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