The Top Industrial Design Agencies in the UK in 2022 (Reviews/Ratings)

Each year, we meet with many business owners, startups and entrepreneurs in the UK who want to get a new product developed and designed. And because a lot know our thoughts and feelings about all things industrial design, they often ask us who are some of the other more specialised agencies and competitors we have in the UK.

We're never ones to shy away from being blatantly honest with respect to our competition, and we want our prospective clients to be as informed as possible.

Here is a list of some of the industrial design agencies that have a solid history in the UK.

3fD

The Chapel, 58 London Street, Whitchurch, Hampshire RG28 7LN, United Kingdom

3fD is a creative agency that specializes in stylish product design. They have a focus on manufacturability, and provide elegant designs to global brands. Some of their notable projects include The Chapel, a renovated chapel that serves as their design studio, and work with major brands such as PayPal, McDonald's, Jaguar, Land Rover, Olay, Unilever, Aston Martin, and P&G. They are also experts in new product innovation, human factors & UX design, brand designs, concept visualisations, engineering, compliance & regulatory affairs, manufacturing & logistics, CGI & animation, and medical devices.

What notable clients have they worked for?

PayPal
Jaguar
McDonald's
Vicks
Land Rover
Olay
Unilever
Aston Martin
P&G

What awards have they achieved?

4D Products

Daresbury Innovation Centre, Keckwick Ln, Daresbury, Warrington WA4 4FS, United Kingdom

4D Products is a product design consultancy that helps companies with product development. They have 50 years of experience and are ISO 9001:2015 accredited. Some of their notable projects include the European Product Design Awards, the Innovation Awards, and waterproof enclosure design. They also work with medical devices and vortex filters.

What notable clients have they worked for?

SONY

Medisyne

MyMouthApplied Photophysics

What awards have they achieved?

The European Product Design Awards
Innovation Awards

Alphatech Design & Manufacture

Alphatech Design is a small, cost-effective product design and manufacturing company that specializes in working with startups. They have a strong focus on providing efficient and innovative design solutions, as well as timely manufacturing. Some of their notable projects include a telehandler, gluing press, and gearbox interface. Alphatech has also worked with Agri-Tel, a UK-based agriculture company.

Unit D Kach Business Park, Pottery Road, Bovey Tracey TQ13 9TZ, United Kingdom

What notable clients have they worked for?

Agri-Tel

What awards have they achieved?

Bang Creations

56 High Street, Haslemere GU27 2LA, United Kingdom

Bang Creations is a business that specializes in helping entrepreneurs turn their creative ideas into a reality. They have a lot of experience and awards in the industry, and work with notable clients such as Heineken and Posturite. Their areas of focus include product design and development, marketing, and safety testing.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Unique Secure
Posturite
Heineken

What awards have they achieved?

German Design Award

Barber & Osgerby

37-42 Charlotte Road, London EC2A 3PG, United Kingdom

Barber & Osgerby is a design studio founded in 1996 by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby. The studio is research-led and research-oriented, with a focus on detailing in designs. Some of the studio's notable projects include Double Space (a series of revolving mirrors suspended from the ceiling of the Raphael Gallery in the V&A) and Forecast (a wind-powered work installed at Somerset House, as part of the first London Design Biennale).

What notable clients have they worked for?

B&B Italia
Flos
Vitra
Magis
Cappellini
Swarovski
Venini
Established & Sons

What awards have they achieved?

ICFF Editors Award for Best New Designer, 1998
Jerwood Prize for Applied Arts, 2004
"Designers of the Future" at Design Basel/Miami,  2006
Design Week Awards: Best Furniture Designer, 2015
Royal Designers for Industry, 2017

Black+Blum

2.07 Oxo Tower Wharfmore, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 9PH, United Kingdom

Black+Blum are a sustainable design company that creates unique and long-lasting products. They're Climate Neutral Certified and a member of 1% for the Planet. Some of their notable projects include an insulated travel cup, a glass water bottle, and a lunch box original.

What notable clients have they worked for?

What awards have they achieved?

The company has won over 25 awards in design, details of which haven't been disclosed by them.

Block

The Forge, Newport, St Germans, Cornwall PL12 5NX, United Kingdom

Block is a British design collective that aims to empower consumers to achieve their personal and professional goals through their products. They specialize in the design and manufacture of interior accessories for retail, hospitality and corporate events/gifts. Some of their notable products include pegboards, photo displays, desk accessories, stationery and homeware. Block's products can be bought through their official website.

What notable clients have they worked for?

What awards have they achieved?

Blond

91a Rivington Street, London EC2A 3AY, United Kingdom

Blond is a London-based company that specializes in design, with a focus on product design, packaging design, visualization, UX/UI, and industrial design. They believe in the power of conscious design and first listen to their clients before getting to work. Some of their notable projects include the Samsung QLED TV, Hide Watch, and Rivington Glassware.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Sony
LG
Bosch
Philips
OnePlus
Seiko
Mitsubishi

What awards have they achieved?

Bluefrog Design

19 St Margarets Street, Leicester LE1 3EB, United Kingdom

Bluefrog is a product design company with over 30 years of experience in designing a wide range of products. They have a progressive product design approach that is their foundation. Some notable projects/products they have worked on include the Zephyr air quality sensor, 3DX-Ray Axis CXI, and the Radio player. They have also achieved awards such as the British Engineering Design Award.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Morphy Richards
McDonald's

What awards have they achieved?

British Engineering Design Award

Brightworks

Newminster House, 27-29 Baldwin Street, Bristol BS1 1LT, United Kingdom

Brightworks is a leading company in the UK known for its product design and manufacture strategy in industrial, electronic and healthcare fields. Some of their notable achievements include winning the Industrial Product Design Award UK, as well as working on various notable projects such as home building systems, construction equipment, Rugges video system and ICF Tech. They also have a number of notable clients, including Glide Pharma.

What notable clients have they worked for?

ICF Tech
Glide Pharma

What awards have they achieved?

Industrial Product Design Award UK

CWD

21 Bonny Street, Camden, London NW1 9PE, United Kingdom

CWD is a London-based industrial design studio with over 20 years of experience. They provide world-class design services for a wide range of projects and clients, with a particular focus on product design and development. Some notable achievements include winning the IDA Design Awards, iF Design Awards, and European Product Design Awards. Some notable products designed by CWD include the Mighty Bright Bright flexRaymarine, Kuna & Leia brush pod, Kuna & Leia litter pod, and Oxford Instruments.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Raymarine
Joseph Joseph
Oxford Instruments
Eastman
DKB

What awards have they achieved?

IDA Design Awards
iF Design Awards
European Product Design Award

Chesworth Design

United Kingdom

Chesworth Design is a company that specializes in product design. They create unique, contemporary designs that are both beautiful and functional. The company is based in the United Kingdom, and their products can be bought through their official website. Some of their notable clients include well-known organizations and brands. Chesworth Design's focus areas include product design, organizing, and bookbinding.

What notable clients have they worked for?

What awards have they achieved?

Cohda

Design Works, William Street, Felling, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE10 OJP, United Kingdom

Cohda is a unique company that has a lot of experience in the design industry. They have won awards for their work, and have completed notable projects for prestigious clients. Their focus areas include product design, development & research, and an analytical approach to design thinking.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Louvre Abu Dhabi
CPI
Facebook

What awards have they achieved?

Dezeen Awards, 2018
Darc Awards, 2018

Concept Group International

Interiors House, Doyle Drive, Coventry CV6 6NW, United Kingdom

Concept Group International is a full spectrum design to manufacture organisation. Projects are undertaken in-house under one roof, allowing them to fast track development and contain costs. Their areas of specialism include product design, automotive, marine design, rail design and aerospace design. They also place a strong emphasis on craftsmanship and recruitment.

What notable clients have they worked for?

What awards have they achieved?

Conficio Product Design

Nine Mile Water Business Park, Nether Wallop, Stockbridge SO20 8DR, United Kingdom

Conficio is a product design company that provides experienced designers and engineers with the technical knowledge to create high quality product design solutions. Their clients keep coming back for their strong technical skills and ability to provide comprehensive design solutions. Some of their notable projects include smart watches and The Smart Factory. They have also achieved awards such as the Dyson Award and have worked with notable clients such as Siemens and Barclays. Conficio has a focus on comprehensive design solutions and providing excellent customer service.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Dyson
ADEY
BARCLAYS
SIEMENS

What awards have they achieved?

Creactive Design ID

Harston Mill, Harston, Cambridge CB22 7GG, United Kingdom

Creactive Design ID is a product design agency that is notable for its expertise in the fusion of design, manufacturing and function. Blending creative flair, technological innovation and an understanding of the needs of the end-user, Creactive delivers products that effectively meet client requirements and the changing expectations of the customer. Some of the awards that Creactive has achieved include Design Council Awards, iF Design Awards, Design Week Awards, IBO Gold Awards and Queen’s Award.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Abbott
Bayer
Starleaf
Nokia
Vodafone

What awards have they achieved?

Design Council Awards
iF Design Awards
Design Week Awards
IBO Gold Awards
Queen’s Award

Crux Product Design

Unit 4.4 Paintworks, Bath Road, Bristol BS4 3EH, United Kingdom

Crux Product Design is a multidisciplinary design studio with an even mix of creative designers & engineering experts making them a truly rounded design agency. They develop intelligent and beautiful products that perform in the real world and have won awards such as the iF Design Award in 2018 for their Sixty Hydration Monitor. Some notable clients they've worked with include Unilever, Gillette, HP Invent, and P&G. Crux has a particular focus on industrial design, human factors, system design, and UI/UX.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Unilever
Gillette
HP Invent
P&G

What awards have they achieved?

iF Design Award, 2018

DETEKT Design

DETEKT is a product development company that focuses strongly on the social impact of final product. Some notable projects/products include a phone sanitiser device and a smart water management system. DETEKT has also won awards such as the European Product Design Award and the IDA Design Award.

What notable clients have they worked for?

What awards have they achieved?

European Product Design Award
IDA Design Award

David Fox Design

23 East View, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7AD, United Kingdom

David Fox Design is a UK-based industrial design consultancy. The company has won 17 international awards, notably the Red Dot Design Award, Good Design Award, and FX product designer of the Year. David Fox's timeless and simplistic design approach has been welcomed by the A&D community for over a decade. The focus areas of the company include industrial design, product design, and furniture design. Some notable clients of David Fox Design include Teknion, Boss Design, Connection, Berenn, Jori, and Vado.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Tonon
Teknion
Boss Design
Connection
Berenn
Jori
Vado

What awards have they achieved?

Designer David Fox has won 17 international awards which include -
Red Dot Design Award
Good Design Award
FX product designer of the Year, 2009

David Irwin

9-11 Carliol Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6UF, United Kingdom

David Irwin Design is a studio focused on design exploration and material use, with the goal of creating products that are both useful and conceptually strong. The studio has a strong focus on contemporary furniture and lighting design, as well as product design more broadly. Some notable projects and clients include the Narin Folding Chair, Trove boxes, Tanso, Arcahabitat, Deadgood, and Juniper.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Habitat
Deadgood
Juniper

What awards have they achieved?

Design & Product

174 South Coast Road, Peacehaven, East Sussex BN10 8JH, United Kingdom

Design and Product is a product design consultancy that specializes in helping businesses create innovative and efficient products. They have a strong technical pedigree and offer all services from initial concepts to finished products. They strive to understand their clients' business needs and use this knowledge to create unique and systematic design solutions. The company has won several awards, most notably for their suit carrier system, sliding power track, iPad cabinet, MainLine, Moba, Paxton, and PowerBug products.

What notable clients have they worked for?

MainLine
Moba
Paxton
PowerBug

What awards have they achieved?

They have won a few awards, details of which haven't been publicised by the company.

Design Tower

Pierson Road, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 5RQ, United Kingdom

Design Tower is a professional design company that focuses on medical devices. They have a strong track record of creating products that are both effective and low-risk. Some of their notable clients include top pharmaceutical companies in the UK.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Drug Nebuliser
Non-Invasive Ventilation Masks
Self-Sealing Water Trap

What awards have they achieved?

Design for Sport

20 Lostwithiel Street, Fowey, Cornwall PL23 1HY, United Kingdom

Design for Sport is a UK-based company that specializes in designing sports equipment, apparel and branding. Some of their notable projects include the Boomer Tournament Umpire's Chair, the Roseland Technology Limelight Sports and the FST Sports Technology Rugged Interactive CardioWall. They have also achieved various awards, such as the ISPO BrandNew Award.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Roseland Technology
Limelight Sports
FST Sports Technology
Rugged Interactive
Bristol Uniforms

What awards have they achieved?

DesignedMade

10A Grosvenor Avenue, London N5 2NR, United Kingdom

DesignedMade is a British design label from product designer Jonathan Krawczuk. The brand is committed to supporting the UK craft and manufacturing industries and represents an evolution of Britain’s proud industrial heritage – bringing together the ideas and vision of a younger generation with the skills and expertise of traditional manufacturers. Their products have been designed with manufacture in mind, featuring simple production methods, elegant and rational use of materials, as well as being functional and fun to use.

What notable clients have they worked for?

The company's stockists include -
The British Design Shop
Paul Smith
Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Style Chapel
Indish

What awards have they achieved?

Best Newcomer Launchpad 2010 - Thorsten van Elten Award

Doshi Levien

49 Columbia Road, London E2 7RG, United Kingdom

Doshi Levien is a design studio that is known for its ability to translate meticulous design ideas into the context of production. The studio was founded by Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levien, who met at the Royal College of Art. Nipa grew up in India and studied at the National Institute of Design, while Jonathan trained in fine cabinet making followed by industrial design. Together, they strive to create work that transcends rational and functional qualities, to imbue a sense of true inner beauty in their projects. Some of the studio's notable projects include furniture, textiles, lighting, and ceramics.


What notable clients have they worked for?

B&B Italia
Moroso
Kvadrat
Kettal
Cappellini
Cité de la Céramique

What awards have they achieved?

EDIDA Winner, 2017
Best Domestic Design, Design Awards 2009

Duku (Albright Product Design)

County House, Bayshill Road, Gloucestershire, GL50 3BA, United Kingdom

Duku is a Gloucestershire-based company that specializes in product design and development. They are known for their ability to help clients push the boundaries creatively, and have won the Inventor of the Year Award. Some of their notable projects include a gas purge system and work for clients such as Bosch, the NHS, and Ocado.

What notable clients have they worked for?

BOSCH
NHS
Ocado

What awards have they achieved?

Flynn Product Design

The Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Rd, Southville, Bristol BS3 1TF

Flynn Product Design is a Bristol-based company that has more than 20 years of experience in design and engineering. They specialize in a multi-disciplinary approach to product development, and are known for their customer satisfaction. Some of their notable projects include the Summit Creative Awards STABIL-I and SIMPALARM. They also have a strong team of designers and engineers who work together to create innovative products that meet customer needs.

What notable clients have they worked for?

SIMPALARM

What awards have they achieved?

Summit Creative Awards

Forpeople

1 Pickle Mews, London SW9 0FJ, United Kingdom

forpeople is a creative studio, based in London and Amsterdam. At forpeople, they design products and experiences for some of the world's most innovative companies. They're completely committed to creativity and craftsmanship and this shows in all of the world-class work that they do. Some of their notable projects include Meet Your Other Half, The Future of Dairy, First Class Redefined, and Yamaha. They also have a range of notable clients, including British Airways, Regent, and Formo. Their focus areas include graphic design, product design, spatial design, interaction design, moving images, writing, research, and strategy.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Yamaha
Formo
British Airways
Regent

What awards have they achieved?

Gusto Design

5 Torrens Street, London EC1V 1NQ, United Kingdom

Gusto Design is a company that specializes in product design and innovation. They work closely with their clients to deliver a vision that is both aspirational and achievable. The products they create are often the recipients of awards, and they have worked with some notable clients, including Heinz, The Body Shop, Boots, and Intel.

What notable clients have they worked for?

The Body Shop
Boots
Intel
Heinz

What awards have they achieved?

HJC Design

192 Shoreham Street, Sheffield S1 4SQ, United Kingdom

HJC Design is a product design consultancy based in Sheffield, United Kingdom. They specialize in user-centred design and have a proven track record of working with clients from initial concept through to product manufacture. Some of their notable clients include Evolution Powertools, Ideal Boilers, and Ring Automotive. HJC has also won several awards for their work, including the European Product Design Award, Red Dot Award, and The Plastics Industry Awards.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Ideal Boilers
Ring Automotive

What awards have they achieved?

European Product Design Award, 2020
Red Dot Award, 2018
The Plastics Industry Awards, 2016

HS Design

906 Mt Kemble Ave, Morristown, NJ 07960, United States

HS Design is a company with over 40 years of experience in product innovation. They are known for their strong "common sense" approach to design, and specialize in medical, consumer, and industrial product design. Some notable projects/products they have worked on include the 2021 Bronze MDEA Award-winning Vi-TRAC, the Silver Edison Award-winning Endoluxe Vision System, and the SeLux Diagnostics. HS Design has also worked with notable clients such as Canfield Scientific and Endolux Vision System.

What notable clients have they worked for?

SeLux Diagnostics
Canfield Scientific

What awards have they achieved?

2021 Bronze MDEA Award
Silver Edison Award

Haughton Design

Business Innovation Centre, Staffordshire Technology Park, Stafford ST18 0AR, United Kingdom

Haughton Design is a UK-based business that specializes in innovative design solutions. They have developed a unique approach that blends systems and processes with a world-class network of consultants, manufacturers, and suppliers to provide seamless one-stop solutions. The company has won several awards, including a Technology and Innovation Award and accolades from notable clients such as SANOFI, ASSA ABLOY, GUNNEBO, and VECTURA. Haughton Design's main focus areas are medical devices and actuation gerbox.

What notable clients have they worked for?

SANOFI
ASSA ABLOY
GUNNEBO
VECTURA

What awards have they achieved?

Technology and Innovation Award

Hulger

8 Elder Street, London E1 6BT, United Kingdom

Hulger is a British company that is most well-known for their unusual telephone designs. Some of their notable clients include Apple and Drop Top. They are also known for their light designs, which have won various awards.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Apple

What awards have they achieved?

Idea Reality

Chantry Centre, 1st Floor, Chantry, Andover SP10 1LZ, United Kingdom

Idea Reality is a product design, manufacturing and marketing company that offers unique marketing and design services. They have a focus on cost strategizing and networking, which has helped them win awards and work with notable clients like Amazon, Waitrose, and Ocado.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Amazon
Waitrose
Ocado

What awards have they achieved?

Ignitec

Unit E Baptist Mills Court, Lower Ashley Road, Bristol BS5 0FJ, United Kingdom

Ignitec is a product design and technology company that helps clients develop products that create positive change. The company has won a few awards, details of which haven't been disclosed by them. Ignitec's team has a lot of experience in a range of industries, which helps them provide innovative solutions to their clients. Some of their notable projects include Audio Wings, the Turn, and Oscarline.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Creo Medical
University of Bristol
Thales
Saint-Globain
The Royal Mint

What awards have they achieved?

The company has won a few awards, details of which haven't been disclosed
by them.

Industrial Design Consultancy

Portland Business Centre, Manor House Lane, Datchet, Slough SL3 9EG, United Kingdom

Industrial Design Consultancy (IDC) is a full-service product development company that offers industrial, consumer, and medical design services. They are known for their professionalism and high quality engineering, as well as their award-winning designs. Some notable projects/products include the RAVI Robot, the CMM Device, the AR Camera, the Injection Pen, and various products for Samsung and Red Bull. They have also worked with Medtronic, Baxter, and other major clients.

What notable clients have they worked for?

SAMSUNG
Red Bull
Medtronic
Baxter

What awards have they achieved?

Medical Design Excellence Award
Red Dot design award

Industrial Facility

20 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M 5UA, United Kingdom

Industrial Facility is a London-based design office that specializes in designing long-lasting, mass-produced goods. The studio has won more than 50 international awards and both Hecht and Colin are Royal Designers for Industry and Fellows of the Royal Society of Arts. Some of their notable projects include Alter mirrors, Radio, Dalston glass lamps, Storage products, Run seating, Muji, Herman Miller, Emeco, Mattiazzi, and Epson.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Muji
Herman Miller
Emeco
Mattiazzi
Epson
Wästberg

What awards have they achieved?

The studio has won more than 50 international awards. Both Hecht and Colin are Royal Designers for Industry and Fellows of the Royal Society of Arts.

Industrial North Design

216 Leeds Road, Kippax Leeds LS25 7EH, United Kingdom

Industrial North Design is a British studio that specializes in strictly limited edition products. They have a luxury collection that is influenced by elegant natural structures contrasted with the heritage of their native northern England. Their products are elegant and ancestral, with any question. All watches are manufactured on demand and commissioned hand-crafted for each individual client.

What notable clients have they worked for?

All watches are manufactured on demand, commissioned and hand-crafted for each individual client by the company itself.

What awards have they achieved?

Innovation Developments

2nd Floor, 123 Aldersgate Street, Barbican, London EC1A 4JQ, United Kingdom

Innovation Developments is a company that works primarily with businesses and start-ups, both nationally and internationally, to help them reach their commercial goals. InDev prides itself on utilising its partnership network to reach these goals in an efficient and cost-effective manner. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in London. It provides a range of design services, including branding, packaging and manufacturing, to help clients create successful and highly profitable businesses. Innovation Developments has worked with a number of high-profile clients, including Transport for London, Sony and Rolls-Royce.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Transport for London
Starbucks
Sony
Rolls-Royce
Dorset Council

What awards have they achieved?

Iterate Product Design

Unit 2 Newhouse Farm Industrial Estate, Severn Link Distribution Centre, Chepstow NP16 6UN, United Kingdom

Iterate Product Design is a company that uses a unique Rapid Product Development process in order to ensure that they are the first to market with their products. They have a result-driven approach and are known for having an excellent design and engineering team, which allows them to offer quality products at a competitive price.

What notable clients have they worked for?

PulmonIR
Dacey Orthotics Solutions

What awards have they achieved?

Ives Product Design

1 Commercial Road, Eastbourne BN21 3XQ, United Kingdom

Ives Product Design is a UK-based product design company that offers a wide range of services, from sketch concept development to detailed parts and assemblies for production. They are particularly experienced in the design of LED luminaires, but also work with a broader range of products including homewares, consumer products, and furniture. Ives Product Design works with entrepreneurs, SMEs, and global corporations to develop new products.

What notable clients have they worked for?

What awards have they achieved?

Jedco Product Designers

Mulberry House, 53 Church Street, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 8DJ, United Kingdom

Jedco is a product design company that has been in the business for over 30 years. They are known for their easy-to-use and maintain strategy, which is used during product design. Some of their notable projects include outdoor pizza ovens, the EV4 Cloud computer, and Profiler +3M. They have also received awards such as the IDA Design Award 2016, European Design Awards 2017 and 2018, and the Red Dot Award 2015. Jedco has worked with notable clients such as Toyota, Glasgow Museum, and Stanley tools. Their focus areas include marketing, engineering, and manufacturing.

What notable clients have they worked for?

3M
AMS Marconi
Glasgow Museum
Stanley tools
Toyota

What awards have they achieved?

Best Buy by T3 Magazine
IDA Design Award 2016
European Design Awards 2017, 2018
Red Dot Award 2015

Jones & Partners

Jones & Partners, Vine Street Studios, 8 Vine Street, Brighton BN1 4AG, United Kingdom

Jones & Partners is a product design company that was founded in 2000. They specialize in blending innovation and creativity with commercial sense and eye for detail, having delivered hundreds of successful and award-winning products. Some of their notable clients include HumanScale, Teknion, and Mixology. Their areas of focus include product design, prototyping, model making, 3D printing, and Solidworks. They also have workshop facilities as well as seating and lighting experts on staff.

What notable clients have they worked for?

HumanScale
Techo
Teknion

What awards have they achieved?

Mixology Award, 2018
Honing Industry People and Product
Red Dot Design, 2018
Mixology Award, 2015
Mixology Award, 2014

Layer Design

445 Hackney Road, London E2 9DY, United Kingdom

Layer is a design company that specializes in experience-driven design. Their clients include Nike, Google, and Samsung. Some of their notable projects include products for A.I., the next generation of media devices, and mobile communication tools. They have also been recognized for their work with awards such as the IF Award, HiP Award, and Metropolis Award.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Google
Nike
Samsung

What awards have they achieved?

IF Award - Best Product                                                                                                                                              
HiP Award - Best Stool
Metropolis Award - Best Product
Neocon Silver Award
Wallpaper* Design Award - Best Reflective Space                                                                
German Design Award - Best Product                                                                                      
ELLE Deco Japan – Best Wall Covering                                                                                  
D&AD Shortlist – Best Product

Little Mammoth

1 Stowey Cottages, Goldcross, Pensford, Bristol BS39 4DL, United Kingdom

Little Mammoth is a small design studio that specializes in vision mapping, info-graphics, murals, concept illustration, storyboarding, and scribing. They use their straightforward and unfussy design approach to translate insights into ideas, and ideas into tangible solutions for their clients. Some of their notable clients include PepsiCo, Plan, Wood for Trees, Rodd Design, and Roche.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Pepsico
Plan
Wood for Trees
Rodd Design
Roche

What awards have they achieved?

London Associates Design

1 Churchgates, Berkhamsted, HP4 2UB, United Kingdom

London Associates Design Ltd is a UK-based industrial design company that was founded in 1981. They offer a wide range of services, and specialize in connecting different disciplines together to create a seamless design experience for their clients. Some of their notable projects include the KICKTRIX Ultrasonic Flaw Analyser, the THORN Ultrasonic Flaw Analyser, and the Kodak VEOLIA. They have also won awards such as the DBA Design Effectiveness Award and the International Award 2016.

What notable clients have they worked for?

TESCO
Honeywell
SIEMENS
Kodak
VEOLIA

What awards have they achieved?

DBA Design Effectiveness Award
International Award 2016

Made In Mind

Willowbank House, 84 Station Road, Marlow, Buckinghamshire SL7 1NX, United Kingdom

Made in Mind is a business that specializes in chargers. They are unique in that they focus specifically on this area. In 2009, Min-Kyu joined forces with Matthew Judkins to form the company and bring their ideas to life. The company has achieved various awards and has been involved in notable projects and products. They also have notable clients and specialisms/focus areas. Their products can be bought through their website.

What notable clients have they worked for?

What awards have they achieved?

Map Project Office

37-42 Charlotte Road, London EC2A 3PG, United Kingdom

Map Project Office is a creative consultancy that helps brands and startups with all aspects of product design, from research and strategy to development and production. Their team is multi-disciplinary, with experience in industrial design, packaging design, and user experience design. They have won awards such as Creative Agency of the Year by Creative Review, and have worked with notable clients like Sony, Google, British Airways, IBM, and Honda.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Sony
Google
British Airways
IBM
Honda

What awards have they achieved?

Creative Agency of the Year by Creative Review, 2016

Mettle Studio

Somerset House, London WC2R 1LA, United Kingdom

Mettle is a team of experienced product designers with a broad skill set, who specialize in product and business transformation. They help their clients overcome complex challenges and build resilience for the future. Mettle has a proven track record of delivering finished products that solve fundamental problems, on time and with engineering excellence.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Peak State
Beryl Pixel

What awards have they achieved?

Moukie Design

London SW17, United Kingdom

Moukie is a London-based consultancy that helps companies innovate, design, and manufacture products. They have won various awards, including the Millennium Products Award, the Creative Achievements award, and the Design Awards. Some of their notable clients include Dell, Ikea, Targus, and Thrive Wearables. They specialize in industrial design, soft goods design, and IoT/tech product development.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Knomo
Dell
Ikea
Targus
Thrive Wearables

What awards have they achieved?

Millenium Products Award, 1999
Creative Achievements, 2006
Design Awards, 1999
Design Distinction, ID Magazine, 2002
Design Awards, 2005
Design Awards, 2006

Nextdesign

United Kingdom

Nextdesign is a company located in the United Kingdom that specializes in product design and development. They have won awards for their work with clients in a variety of industries, including luxury goods, electronics, and high volume consumer products. Some notable projects/products they have worked on include the first collection of leather goods for Connolly Leather and a basic' vacuum flask. Nextdesign is known for its focus on simplicity and accessibility, both for customers and sales teams.

What notable clients have they worked for?

They have collaborated with leading design groups such as IDEO, completed research for Apple Computers, Nokia, London Transport and developed luxurious things for Connolly Leather, Ferrari and Mulberry.

What awards have they achieved?

Awarded D&AD Silver for development of first collection of leather goods for
Connolly Leather.

North Product Design (NPD)

Jactin House, 24 Hood Street, Manchester M4 6WX, United Kingdom

North Product Design is a UK-based design company that has worked on several branded products, including the COVID-19 RAT kit. They are unique in that they keep it real and honest with clients while working alongside some brilliant creative designers and engineers. Their product design strategy is constantly evolving, keeping them ahead of the game in product design and execution.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Nini
MSP

What awards have they achieved?

Ny-lon Design

12 Celbridge Mews, London W2 6EU, United Kingdom

Ny-lon Design is a forward-thinking international home product design and development studio. They offer a suite of creative services, including strategic and creative solutions for retailers and brands. Some of their notable clients include Sunglasses Hut, John Lewis, and Tesco. Ny-lon specializes in creative consultancy, design studio, and information not available.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Sunglasses Hut
Arlington
John Lewis
Delicious
Tesco

What awards have they achieved?

Objest Studio

86-90 Paul Street, London EC2A 4NE, United Kingdom

Objest Studio is a London-based product design company that was founded by Jared Mankelow. They are known for their unique understanding of consumer lifestyles and design thinking, which helps them explore the true value of products creatively and commercially. Some of their notable clients include brands like Conran, Tangerine, and Ideo. They are also experts in product innovation, industrial design, and CMF strategy.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Their products can be bought through their official website. Their stockists include -
C
‍Artime watches
Lemanoosh
Southbank Centre
Tojo Design

What awards have they achieved?

Octo

William Street, Felling, Gateshead NE10 0JP, United Kingdom

Octo is a product design consultancy that specializes in understanding its clients' needs and delivering total product solutions. They have a quick grasp of what demanding customers need and work closely with them to provide prototypes, manufacturing specs, and more. Some of their notable clients include the Tyne & Wear Metro, Stadler, and Rigel. Additionally, they offer human factors studies, electronics development, testing and certification, and compliance advice.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Rigel
Stadler

What awards have they achieved?

Open 2

7 Northumberland Street, Huddersfield HD1 1RL, United Kingdom

Open 2 is a design consultancy that focuses on creating unique products through the diversity of its team. It has a broad range of skills and experiences, and it has worked with notable clients on notable projects.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Sakar
Babyway
Fisher Price

What awards have they achieved?

Optima Design Service

Unit 20, Maisies Way, The Village, South Normanton, Derbyshire DE55 2DS, United Kingdom

Optima Design Service is a UK-based company that provides industrial design and engineering services. They are best known for their amazing visualisations and animations, which they provide during the product development stage. Some of their notable clients include TCS, Salus Controls, and Zerobrush. Optima Design Service also has a strong focus on eco-friendly products.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Zerobrush
TCS
Salus Controls

What awards have they achieved?

PDD

87 Richford Street, Hammersmith, London W6 7HJ, United Kingdom

PDD is a product and service design innovation consultancy working across multiple sectors. Their team of talented designers delivers tangible results that help clients grow, based in London, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Some of the company's notable awards include the German Design Award, Red Dot Design Award and CES Innovation Awards 2017 Honoree. Some of PDD's notable projects include the Deep Reality Viewer, Flexicon PF7 and Multitone EkoTek System. The company also has a number of notable clients including Nikon and Philips.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Nikon
Philips

What awards have they achieved?

German Design Award
Red Dot Design Award
CES Innovation Awards 2017 Honoree
GIMA Awards
Medical Design Excellence Awards

Papa Bravo Design

Venture House, Navigation Park, Abercynon CF45 4SN, United Kingdom

Papa Bravo Design is a UK-based company that follows a methodical and iterative method of exploring product ideas. They utilize their in-house facilities and skills to take concepts through to a manufacture-ready state. With a strong design, engineering and marketing team, Papa Bravo is a first-class design company that is famed throughout the United Kingdom. Some of their notable products include pay stations, laser hair removal machines, premium lockers, healthcare products, and Wayland additive.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Wayland additive
Mangar
G24

What awards have they achieved?

PearsonLloyd

PearsonLloyd, 1-3 Yorkton Street, London E2 8NH, United Kingdom

PearsonLloyd is a London based design studio founded by Tom Lloyd and Luke Pearson in 1997. The relationship between people, product and place lie at the heart of the studio’s practice. Current commissions include research and development across a wide variety of disciplines including furniture and product design in the workplace, transport, healthcare and urban environments. These projects seek to identify and reflect the shifting patterns of behaviour in our contemporary life. Some notable projects by PearsonLloyd include the Yorkton Workshops, bFRIENDS, Routes, and the Cross Collection.

What notable clients have they worked for?

bFRIENDS
Routes
Intelligence

What awards have they achieved?

AJ Architecture Awards Refurb
German Design Award (2 awards)
Metropolis Likes
Interior Design HiP
Best of Neocon
Mixology
Pleine Vie Award
Design Guild Mark (3 awards)
Red Dot
Green Good Design Award
AJ Retrofit of the Year
AJ Retrofit Award: Workplace

Phase Two

1 The Oaks Mill Farm Courtyard, Beachampton, Milton Keynes MK19 6DS, United Kingdom

Phase Two is a design consultancy that offers agile and progressive design services. They focus on where they add value to what is most important, which maximizes the return on design investment. They are passionate about design and the positive change it can enable. They combine that passion with a broad commercial experience so they embed the interplay between design and business throughout their approach.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Vibrant
Once + Forever

What awards have they achieved?

Phoenix Consultants

JOLT Studios, 27 St. Aldate Street, Gloucester GL1 1RP, United Kingdom

Phoenix Consultants is a product design company that specializes in working with large businesses, start-ups, and entrepreneurs to develop innovative products. Some of their notable projects include work with Jolt Studios, Digi-Bus Fit-Out design, Birdie Audio, and the NHS. They have also received awards for their work, including the Corporate Vision 2021 Global Business Awards and the SME News UK Enterprise Awards.

What notable clients have they worked for?

NHS

What awards have they achieved?

Awarded Best Emerging Product Design Company in the Corporate Vision 2021 Global Business Awards for South West England.
Award winners for the Best Emerging Product Design Business by SME News in the UK Enterprise Awards, 2020.

Prod Designs

10th Floor, 6 Mitre Passage, Greenwich, London SE10 0ER, United Kingdom

Prod Designs is a design-led business consultancy that applies user-centred design to a range of business problems and opportunities. User-Centred Design is the process of designing with the users involved at all stages, which results in effective, elegant, innovative design. Prod Designs has achieved awards and worked on notable projects/products for notable clients. The company specializes in graphic design, product design, and user interface design.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Russ Kane
Matthieu De Gottal
Commusoft

What awards have they achieved?

Product Resolutions

93-95 King Street, Norwich NR1 1PW, United Kingdom

Product Resolutions is a unique company that has a lot of experience in the design and manufacture of products. They offer a complete solution that helps with innovation, award-winning design, and new technologies. Their approach works with all types of products and companies, making them a great choice for businesses of all sizes.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Madeleine White
Wayne Taylors
Renew Medical Inc.

What awards have they achieved?

Raymont-Osman Design

Broadwell House Farm, The Barn, Broadwell CV23 8HF

Raymont-Osman is a design company that offers a range of services, with a focus on achieving excellence through passion, precision, creativity, and commitment. They support their customers throughout the product life cycle of design, simulation, analysis, and manufacture. Some notable projects/products include the Vision Camera, Safety Component, Encoders, Speedo, and InterVision Global. The company has achieved various awards and is known for its high-quality work.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Speedo
InterVision Global

What awards have they achieved?

Realise Product Design

1.4 Temple Studios, Temple Gate, Bristol BS1 6QA, United Kingdom

Realise Product Design is a company that works with small and big businesses to bring an idea to reality. They have worked on quite a few products that are eco-friendly and sustainable. Eg- Sustainable aircraft.

What notable clients have they worked for?

ABB
Dior
Coca-Cola

What awards have they achieved?

Renfrew Group International

Rocket Studios, Abbey Meadow, Leicester LE4 5DF, United Kingdom

Renfrew Group International is a design and build company that creates world-class products. They specialize in industrial design, rapid prototyping, functional design, and creative innovation services. Their clients include the Department of Health, Smith and Nephew, Reckitt Benkiser, and Triumph Motorcycles. Renfrew Group International has won awards such as the Building Better Healthcare Awards and the Icon Awards.

What notable clients have they worked for?

The Department of Health
Smith and Nephew
Reckitt Benckiser
Triumph Motorcycles

What awards have they achieved?

Building Better Healthcare Awards, 2017
The Icon Awards, 2014
Red Dot Design Award, 2013

Sabotage

28 Easton Street, London WC1X 0DW, United Kingdom

Sabotage is a unique company that specializes in designing products with a purpose, meaning, and delight. They have a wealth of knowledge in designing, developing, and delivering products to market. They are a small and dedicated team of multi-disciplinary digital and product designers, based in Clerkenwell, London.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Yamaha
Polaroid
Logitech
Epson
Hasselblad
Konica Minolta
Futura
Orient Star
Yumpingo

What awards have they achieved?

Samuel Wilkinson Studio

Studio 5a1, Stamford Works, Gillett Street, London N16 8JH, United Kingdom

Samuel Wilkinson is an industrial designer whose studio has won awards from the London Design Museum, including 'Design of the Year' and 'Product of the Year'. Some of their notable projects include furniture and product design, as well as interior design work for public spaces. Notably, they are in the process of opening their new online shop, which will sell their products directly to consumers.

What notable clients have they worked for?

What awards have they achieved?

London Design Museum of 'Design of the Year'
London Design Museum of 'Product of the Year'
Black Pencil from the D&AD.

Seymourpowell

265 Merton Road, London SW18 5JS, United Kingdom

Seymourpowell is a design and innovation company that has over 30 years of experience in creating award-winning designs. They are a multidisciplinary team of researchers, strategists, forecasters, brand experts, product designers, UX designers, and makers. Some of the notable projects they have worked on include the design of Virgin Galactic's interior, the Smarter Mirror, and the Axe Twist. They also help businesses grow by delivering transformative brand experiences that people love.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Axe Twist
Virgin Galactic
Dualit
Superdry

What awards have they achieved?

Gold Cannes Lions Award
RAR Awards 2015

Smallfry Product Design

School Street, Wolston, Coventry CV8 3HF, United Kingdom

Smallfry is a product design company with over 50 years of experience. They specialize in designing products that meet their clients' needs and desires, and have won multiple awards for their work. Some notable projects/products include drones, the Duolift, and multicut blades. They also have a strong background in design and engineering.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Nurofen
Metrasens
Rycote
Ox Tools
GlaxoSmithKline
Unilever
BiC
NHS
Marks & Spencer
LloydsPharmacy
Adidas
Millboard
Boots
BT
Evac+Chair
P&G
B&Q

What awards have they achieved?

Multiple Plastics Industry Design Awards
Effectiveness and Marketing Design Award

Special Projects

35 Fournier Street, London E1 6QE, United Kingdom

Special Projects is an award-winning product design and invention studio based in London that works with global organizations to uncover human insights and transform them into tomorrow's products, apps, services, and experiences. Some notable clients and projects they have undertaken include Google AI, BBC, Blackberry, Nokia, University of Oxford, Samsung, among others. Special Projects has a rigorous research approach combined with their optimistic outlook which brings magic and delight to some of the most challenging technical problems.

What notable clients have they worked for?

BBC
Blackberry
Google AI
Nokia
University of Oxford
Samsung

What awards have they achieved?

IxDA Interaction Award
Emerging Design Studio Longlist
London Design Award
IxDA Interaction Award

Studio17 Design

Studio17 Design Ltd, 881 High Road, London N17 8EY, United Kingdom

Studio17 Design Ltd is a design consultancy that specializes in innovative design. They have won awards for their work, and have notable clients in the automotive and product design industries. Some of their areas of focus include research and strategic analysis, design for manufacture, 3D CAD/2D CAD for prototype and production.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Philips AVENT
Joseph Joseph

What awards have they achieved?

Study O Portable

Studio 50, 3-5 Shelford Place, London N16 9HS, United Kingdom

Study O Portable is a research-based practice that makes objects about the designed environment and their relationship to the cultural landscape that enables it. They have presented their work internationally at various places such as Design Miami, London Design Festival, and the Asia Culture Center. Some of their notable clients include the Natural History Museum and Gallery FUMI.

What notable clients have they worked for?

They work on a commission/exhibition basis. Some of their recent commissioners include -
Gallery FUMI
Natural History Museum

What awards have they achieved?

TAD Studio

776-778 Barking Road, London E13 9PJ, United Kingdom

TAD Studio is a London-based industrial design consultancy with over ten years of experience. They work with both high-growth corporate manufacturers and invention startups worldwide, providing end-to-end service from initial concept to production. Some of their notable projects include Martha & Morty, Zaxe The Cat, Dry Herb, and Design Strategy.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Dry Herb

What awards have they achieved?

Tangerine

237 Long Lane, London SE1 4PU, United Kingdom

Tangerine is a strategic design firm that produces groundbreaking innovation and design that makes consumers happy and businesses profitable. With studios in London, Seoul & Porto Alegre, they are a global company with a focus on product innovation and design. Some of their notable clients include Apple, LG, British Airways, Huawei and Toyota. Tangerine has won several awards for its work, including the Queen's Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2019.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Apple
LG
British Airways
Huawei
Toyota

What awards have they achieved?

The Queen's Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2019

Tej Chauhan

259 Acton Lane, London W4 5DG, United Kingdom

Tej Chauhan is an industrial designer known for his work in the field of emotive industrial design. His studio creates immersive experiences designed to excite and inspire broad audiences through visual, physical and sensorial interaction. They believe that every object has the potential to elicit joy through form, colour and texture, regardless of brand position or production budget. Their award-winning practice is home to a team of creative specialists, working across varied mediums and disciplines on industrial design, product development, creative brand strategy and futures study. Collaborations span premium, low volume manufacture to entry-level, multi-million unit mass production, with clients ranging from startups to the world's best-known companies.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Rado

What awards have they achieved?

Red Dot Design Award, 2021

Thabto

312 Westbourn Studios, 242 Acklam Road, London W10 5JJ, United Kingdom

Thabto is a British design brand that produces a unique range of unconventional gifts, lifestyle items and home accessories. Their products can be found in the best design stores, galleries and department stores around the world. They are known for their quirky products that are designed to delight and inspire.

What notable clients have they worked for?

What awards have they achieved?

Winner of Gift of the Year, 2014 (3 awards)

The Division

6 Maltings Place, 169 Tower Bridge Road, London SE1 3JB, United Kingdom

The Division is a London-based design studio that uses the breadth of experience to make the complex simple, to help clients plan their next steps, and to educate and advise team members on how to design award-winning products. The Division specializes in product design, UI/UX design, and masterclass programs. Some notable clients include Shiseido, Panasonic, Nissan, Toshiba, and NEC.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Kohler
Muji
National
NEC
Nissan
Panasonic
Samsung
Sunstar
Toshiba

What awards have they achieved?

The Fuel

Surrey Hills

The Fuel is a technology design studio that specializes in the definition and creation of mass-produced consumer and professional technology products. They specialize in the visual appearance, interactions, and all aspects of the product experience to create devices that are easy to use and easy to sell. Some of their notable achievements include winning awards, designing products for notable clients and having a specialism in consumer research.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Spanner
The Innovation Collective
Vision Engineering

What awards have they achieved?

The company has won a few awards, details of which haven't been disclosed by them.

The Imagination Factory

Power Road Studios, 114 Power Road, Chiswick W4 5PY, United Kingdom

The Imagination Factory is a product design, engineering, and innovation studio with a strong client connection. They blend insight, intuition, and product ideas with a human-centred design approach to create products that meet the needs of their clients. Some notable projects include the Parkinsons mobility aid, immersive diving VR, SAMSUNG, FORD, ADIDAS, and DYSON.

What notable clients have they worked for?

SAMSUNG
FORD
ADIDAS
DYSON

What awards have they achieved?

B Corporation certification.

Two at Six

258 Kingsland Road, London E8 4DG, United Kingdom

Two at Six is a design company that helps brands connect with their audiences in a more meaningful and tactile way. They have over 20 years of industry know-how and award-winning design experience. Some of their notable projects include designing the branding and packaging for Puck Puck, the Mu-so 2nd Generation, and Joseph Joseph. They also specialize in art direction, web design, brand identity, and communications strategy.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Joseph Joseph
Made.com
Arrival

What awards have they achieved?

iF Design Awards
International Design Excellence Awards

V2 Studios

9 Drysdale Street, London N1 6ND

V2 Studios is a London-based design consultancy that creates and innovates products, services and experiences. Its range of services and success in delivering results in spite of the variety offered by the company makes it unique. The company has won various awards, such as the IF Award, Red Dot Design Award, Russian Digital TV Award and International CES Innovations Award.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Panasonic
LG
Samsung
Philips
Microsoft  
Lego
Etihad Airways

What awards have they achieved?

2017, Winner, Most Innovative Home Accessories Company, Build Magazine
2015, Winner, Russian Digital TV Award
2013, Winner, International CES Innovations Award
2012, 2013, 2014, 2017 Winner, IF Award
2012, + X Award
2012, Winner, TOTY
2011, 2015 Winner, Red Dot Design Award
2011, Winner, Best Home Cinema Gadget