Welcome to Designboer.

We are a Full-Service Product Design Agency

Our Process

We follow a three-phase process for all full product design projects.
In phase one we explore the breadth of the product domain and deliver one or more concepts.
In phase two we dive into the depth and deliver one or more prototypes.
In phase three we lock in and prepare the design for manufacturing.
Below you will find a breakdown of the phases.

Phase One

Discover

Designing a great experience starts with concept design.

  • Discovery & Research
  • Creative Brief
  • Stylescapes
  • Ideas & Sketches
  • Concepts
  • Refined Final Concept
  • Constraints & Requirements Documentation

Phase Two

Build

Prototypes open up a range of possibilities.

  • Build Versus Buy Study
  • Component Sourcing
  • Component Building
  • Functional Prototype
  • Visual Prototype
  • User Experience Design
  • User Experience Testing
  • Branding and Marketing Concepts

Phase Three

Ship

Getting everything production ready.

  • Manufacturing Method Sourcing
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • Product Labels and Packaging
  • Distribution Channel Sourcing
  • Product Documentation
  • Product Service and Support

Expanded Project

Support

If you need a hand getting your product out there we can help.

  • Grant & Subsidy Development
  • Funding / Investment Strategy
  • Crowdfunding Development
  • Pricing / Position Strategy
  • Illustration
  • Animation
  • Motion Graphics
  • Company Branding & Visual Design

Our Capabilities

If your project is more limited than a full product development cycle,
we also offer individual services tailored to your needs.
Below you will find examples of which services we offer.

Prototyping

  • Electronics Design
  • Embedded Software Design
  • Software Design
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Virtual Simulations
  • State of the Art Evaluation
  • Requirements Documentation
  • Manufacturing Feasibility of System
  • Risk Assessments

Industrial Design

  • Concepting
  • Usability
  • Ergonomics
  • Visual Design
  • Requirements and Constraints
  • Mockups and Beauty Renders
  • Branding
  • Product Labels and Packaging
  • Color, Finish, and Material Selection

Manufacturing

  • Production Planning
  • Build vs. Buy Selection
  • Part Sourcing
  • Bill of Materials Construction
  • Production Costs Estimates
  • Quality Assurance
  • Manufacturer Selection
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Logistics and Distribution

Strategy

  • Strategic Planning
  • Product Market Fit
  • User and Market Research
  • Project Management
  • Business Model Design
  • General Product Consulting
  • Product Support
  • Intellectual Property