“We are defined not by the technologies we create,

but the process in which we create them.”

Kelly Johnson

Lockheed Skunk Works

We can’t say it any better. Our process provides structure and focus to product development while embracing creative room to roam. Our research defines the width and depth of that space, while we continually map progress and nimbly adjust direction when needed.

Through it all, we remain true to objectives, cost targets, scalability and the ultimate arbiters of market success: end-users.

Research

Ask, Provoke, Present, Observe, Analyze… LISTEN

Research to uncover opportunities, support strategy, drive design direction, and test with users.
Custom designed, implemented and analyzed by our researchers, designers and engineers for broad perspectives and timely execution.

Offerings:

    Global Qualitative and Quantitative including…
  • Ethnography
  • Technology Audits
  • User/Expert Panels
  • A&U Studies
  • Segmentation
  • Online Surveys & Forums
  • Shopper Studies
  • Concept Screens
Design

Supported by Research, Driven by Strategy

Our award winning design team brings the strategy to life through meaningful, targeted and manufacturable solutions.

Offerings:

  • Ideation
  • Concept Development
  • Ergonomics/Human Factors
  • Design Language
  • Renderings
  • Mock-ups
  • Appearance Models
  • UX/UI
  • Color Studies
  • Packaging Design
  • Structural Packaging
  • Brand Identity
  • POP/POS Design
Engineer

Optimize Function, Performance, & Manufacturability

Our skilled engineers take the abstract and make it concrete. Form meets function as they develop and prototype electronics and mechanisms for consumer, medical and industrial products.

Offerings:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Software & App Integration
  • Breadboards
  • PCB Design
  • Cost Analysis
  • Prototypes
  • CAD
Validate

Prototype, Test, Adjust

Exhaustive testing to prove design and engineering, minimizing risks saves our clients time and money.

Offerings:

  • Functional Prototyping
  • Verification Testing
  • Regulatory Testing
  • UL/TUV/Intertek
  • FMEA
  • Life Testing
  • Validation Testing
Produce

Scale, Manufacture, Commercialize

Global implementation expertise supported by local production minimizes risk and complexity.

Offerings:

  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Fixture Design
  • Detailed Drawing Release
  • Sourcing
  • Vendor Selection
  • BOM Maintenance
  • Tooling Design
  • Q/C Systems
  • Revision Control
  • Mechanical Assembly
  • PCB Assembly
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