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Tiller Design’s Massive Win Champions Smarter Ways

Winning SEVEN Australian Good Design Awards in a single year.

Last night, Thursday 11 July 2019, Tiller Design demonstrated to Australia’s business community what their philosophy of Challenging and Championing Smarter Ways really means.

The team achieved seven Australian Good Design Awards across the three of the most highly contested categories [Medical and Scientific, Hardware and Building, Commercial and Industrial], winning best in category for their work for Blueline Bubblers – which are being rolled out through school playgrounds across Australia.

The Australian Good Design Awards are Australia’s most prestigious international Awards for design and innovation, this year they attracted close to 700 entries from across the globe.


 “I am immensely proud of our team tonight, we’re designers, thinkers and creators who have purposely stayed tight and agile to deliver big results, as these awards prove”, explained Robert Tiller, Founding Director of Tiller Design.

Likewise, our clients with whom we work collaboratively to co-design and engineer significantly better solutions and true success.  

For over 20 years Tiller Design have continuously challenged themselves and their clients on how products are designed and work.

“Robert and his team are stalwarts of Australian design ability and capabilities”, said Dr. Brandon Gien, CEO of Good Design Australia.

“Across technology, health, business, the environment and lifestyle they have a reputation for championing better approaches and outcomes.”

The awards presented to Tiller Design or their clients at the 61st annual Good Design Awards Ceremony, held at the Star Casino Sydney last night were:Vertical Foot Alignment System (VFAS)

Medical + Scientific

  • Good Design Award Winner Accolade for The Betachek C50 by National Diagnostic Products - the world's first blood glucose meter with 50 test cassette and fully integrated lancing device. 
  • Good Design Award Winner Accolade for Vertical Foot Alignment System (VFAS) by VFAS International Holding Pty Ltd – an end-to-end orthotic treatment technology that gives biomechanically-trained practitioners a significant competitive edge. 

Commercial + Industrial

  • Good Design Award Winner Accolade for Collapsecon by CEC CEC Systems - the world’s first semi-automated collapsible, economical shipping container.Collapsecon
  • Good Design Award Winner Accolade for MST AXON Core by Mine Site Technologies – the next generation of integrated multi-functional high-speed communication solutions to operate at maximum functionality at any scale in deep mining and tunneling environments. 

  • Good Design Award Winner Accolade for TillMobi + TillPro by Till Payments – an intelligent payment and revenue assurance system, backed by a streamlined merchant acceptance facility across every payment instrument including cash.

Hardware + Building

  • Good Design Award Winner Accolade for OpenShutters by OpenShutters - an IoT motorised shutter system for the home, customisable and controlled via an app.

  • Good Design Award Winner Best in Category for Blueline Bubbler Range Enware Australia Pty Ltd – the first bubbler with integrated bottle filler, designed to encourage school children to enjoy drinking more water and maintain good hydration levels to assist with their learning. 

 Blueline Bubbler Range Blueline Bubbler Range
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At Tiller, we’re designers, thinkers and creators driven to challenge convention and champion smarter ways.
Tightknit and agile with exceptional global partners, for over twenty years we have been responsible for market-changing solutions around the world.
Irrespective of project scope we scale to need, and work with our clients to solve big challenges – of any size.
The annual Good Design Awards is Australia’s most prestigious international Awards for design and innovation with a proud history dating back to 1958. The Awards celebrate the best new products and services on the Australian market, excellence in architectural design, engineering, fashion, digital and communication design and reward emerging areas of design strategy, social impact and design entrepreneurship.

Including images or video assets, product for photography or trial, and interviews with a member of the Tiller team, please contact Robert Tiller | + 61 2 9818 5251 | robert@tillerdesign.com or
Michael Locke | +61 438-076-904 | michael@locke.com.au