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Phlex The Swimmers’ Wearable
Phlex's founders envisioned a fitness tracker for swimmers, by swimmers. They knew firsthand that swimmers have different needs than runners and cyclists.
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TIKI Brand Fire Pit
People love sitting around an outdoor fire. In 2018, fire pits were rated as the most popular outdoor design feature by the American Society of Landscape Architects. But there are plenty of things people don’t like – the difficulty of starting a fire, smelling like smoke, and the mess.
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Product Roadmap
Inspired by their heritage of solving everyday problems in the home, garden, and outdoors through superior performance and design, Fiskars saw an opportunity to tell a compelling story of innovation for garden and yard care tools that was grounded in user needs. They asked us to develop a roadmap of products informed by trends that would sustain category leadership now, soon, and later.
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Rachio 3
The Gen 3 device is a step up in capabilities, ease of use, and quality of interactions while remaining true to the brand’s look and feel.
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The Ascender
Life on the road is all glamour, right? Well, for those rock gods who don’t have roadies and “people,” traveling with a guitar is a serious pain.
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Rachio Generation 2 Smart Sprinkler Controller
We worked with a Colorado-based startup to take their first-generation IoT product and redesign it for lower cost, larger volumes and better performance.
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AlpineReplay Trace Action Sports Tracker
To make Trace an indestructible connected device, we developed rugged hardware that withstands wet, hot, sandy, freezing, icy & vibratory conditions.
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Fellowes Branded Air Purifiers
Delve created a line of air purifiers designed to showcase and strengthen Fellowes’s longstanding brand values.
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Bruvelo App Connected Coffeemaker
Delve developed a simple, intuitive UI that cloaks Bruvelo’s complexity from the groggy, early-morning user.
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Ventev Portable Battery Chargers
Delve developed a visual brand language to set Ventev’s mobile device chargers apart from its competitors.
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REACT Scooter
Pacific Cycle’s Mongoose brand had dipped its toe into economy-priced e-scooters for the kids market several years ago. It was a good idea that was too ahead of its time. Their scooter lacked differentiation and was dropped from the product line after disappointing sales.
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ReadyPay Solar Home System
In Africa, more than 80 percent of households lack access to energy. Many people light their homes with homemade candles and kerosene lamps that are dangerous and smoky, causing house fires and respiratory problems. The lack of light and power is also a roadblock to economic and societal development, limiting the ability to work, study, and communicate digitally.
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Central Garden & Pet
Two novel products from Delve and Central Garden changed the way herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers are packaged, stored, and applied.
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Perlick Collection
Perlick, a leading manufacturer of commercial and residential refrigeration, wanted to offer a complete in-home luxury kitchen appliance suite. They identified an opportunity to add a new column refrigerator/freezer product platform as part of their residential strategy.
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Rideamals
Kid Trax makes a wide range of battery-powered ride-on vehicles for toddlers and children up to seven years old. They make super-cool play versions of farm and construction equipment, sports cars, police cars, motorcycles, trucks, dune buggies … you name it.But what about a ride-on animal?
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Payment Security Insurance
Despite an uptick in the economy in recent years, many people still live paycheck to paycheck.
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Connected Faucet
The earth’s supply of freshwater is finite. Our population and its demand for water is not. In the U.S., it’s not just the West that’s affected. Longstanding droughts, aging infrastructure and rising demand mean that hundreds of cities and towns are at risk of severe shortages either because of lack of water or unsafe drinking water.
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Presto Frame
Buying a mattress has been a predictable experience for the last 50-plus years – go to a mattress or furniture store, choose your mattress and bed frame, and have the store’s delivery service bring it to your home and set it up for you.
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CLEANCut
Delve reconfigured CLEANCut for mass appeal with a lower price, sleeker and more versatile look, and much improved usability.
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Onelink® Smoke & CO Detector
Smart appliances deserve equally smart design. Consumers expect connected products to be functional and beautiful. First Alert engaged us to develop a fresh aesthetic that would communicate their latest technology in an appropriate premium-design statement.
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AmpStrip™
We helped FitLinxx, a leading developer of activity monitors and health tracking products, make its first direct-to-consumer product both wearable and fashionable.
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Global Batteries Division Innovation Strategy
As part of the Spectrum Brands Value Model, the Global Batteries Division has focused on cost reductions, cost improvements and global NPD Product Platforms to maintain a competitive advantage
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Onelink® Connected Safe
No more forgotten codes or lost keys. First Alert’s Onelink connected safe enables users to manage the protection of their valuables with a smart phone app.
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Smart Bike Lock
It’s estimated that 1.5 million bikes are stolen every year and FBI statistics show that bicycle theft is on the rise.
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Ceiling Fan Concepts
Fanimation, a family-owned manufacturer and distributor of ceiling fans, presented us with a designer’s dream project. Its products are used in restaurants, hotels, shops, theme parks and residential homes. The company was looking for concept designs to inspire a vision for future product line additions that could grow their business within both the specialty and big-box retail channels.
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Remington HyperFlex charging base
In the midst of developing its award-winning Remington HyperFlex Series of shavers, Spectrum Brands brought us in to engineer a portable charging base.
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Buell Blast
While Harley continues a century-long romance with motorcyclists, research showed that younger potential buyers think sportbikes and cruisers are difficult to drive, expensive, and intimidating.
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Bontrager Oracle Helmet
Bontrager is a subsidiary of Trek that produces bike components, accessories and apparel. The company challenged us to create a high-quality, lightweight, adjustable fit system with a compelling aesthetic to match their sleek helmet design.
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Lime
For many adults who haven’t ridden a bike for decades, getting back on the saddle isn’t “just like riding a bike.” It’s intimidating and more than a little embarrassing to wobble around the bike store parking lot. Shifting gears, hand brakes, aerodynamic seats and low handlebars aren’t exactly the easy joy many people remember from childhood.
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nCode Triad Racquet
Wilson Sporting Goods, a worldwide-leader in sports equipment, enlisted our help to develop a new, distinct visual appearance for Wilson’s 3rd-generation Triad tennis racquet product line.
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Shock FX Catcher and Umpire Helmets
Standing behind home plate is a particularly dangerous place to be. Catchers and umpires are especially vulnerable to head injuries from errant pitches and foul tips. In recent years, almost two-thirds of the players on Major League Baseball’s seven-day concussion list were catchers.
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TIKI® Brand Glowing Torch
Seeking to add the ambient glow of light-emitting diode (LED) lighting to its signature TIKI® torch products, Lamplight engaged their offshore manufacturer to engineer a new line of products. The challenge for Lamplight? While they are experts in oil-burning lamps, they needed to know more about the technicalities and possibilities of LED lighting.