Industrial Design

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Dexcom G6
While users of the Dexcom system greatly valued its enhanced ability to monitor their glucose levels, applying the subcutaneous Dexcom sensor to their bodies was an obvious pain point that was a barrier to wider adoption.
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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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REAL™ Immersive System
Any type of physical rehabilitation is difficult. That’s especially true when recovering from a brain injury. Progress is typically slow and it’s easy to become discouraged and depressed. The CDC reports that less than a third of discharged stroke patients receive any rehab, and, of those who do, frequency of use is low despite clear evidence that it’s effective.
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Baebies Rapid, Intuitive Newborn Screening
Intensive research and real-time prototyping led to an integrated digital-physical redesign that makes rapid screening technology more accessible.
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Electronic Theatre Controls (ETC) is a leading manufacturer of lighting and rigging technology that’s used in some of the world’s most renown venues, like Carnegie Hall in New York and the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow.
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Victor A Better Mouse Trap
How do you build a better mouse trap? Get smart. Connectivity enabled Victor® to design a 21st-century solution to a centuries-old problem.
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BD Diagnostics
Strategic, actionable branding guidelines bring BD Diagnostics into the future and provide a roadmap as they develop and acquire more products.
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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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Otoscan
Otometrics has groundbreaking laser scanning technology capable of creating a 3D digital image of the complete ear. But there was a big problem – to work, a headset placed around the patient’s ear during the scan had to be completely immobile
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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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Black & Decker Cordless Mower with Muscle
Insights from design research led to engineering and design features for a new kind of cordless mower that lures gas loyalists and cuts down competition.
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HelmetFit Football Helmet Inflation System
HelmetFit's award-winning, intuitive digital-physical user experience makes helmet inflation faster, easier, safer, and more precise.
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PetSafe Smart Dog Collar
PetSafe has led the training collars market for a long time, but this was the company's first foray into smartphone-connected trainers. The collar debuts a new visual brand language for PetSafe that complements a compact, sleek, and contoured profile, designed to please both dogs and their humans.
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ProNova SC360
Imagine being strapped into a large machine, completely immobilized, for an hour while it delivers high doses of radiation to treat your cancer. Imagine doing this daily for up to six months.
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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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Temptu Air At Home Airbrushing
Three disciplines worked in lock step to develop Temptu Air, the first all-in-one airbrushing device that makes applying foundation anywhere quick and easy.
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Nielsen-Kellerman Rowers’ Rugged Megaphone
Delve’s engineers put the rigor into rugged for a superlative megaphone that stands up to rowers’ abuse.
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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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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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Biologic Drug
Delve has completed over a dozen major projects for one of the top biologic products in the world. Our work ranged from product design, service design, ethnographic research, channel investigation, and journey mapping.
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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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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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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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Whitney PlateLASER 1530
When you’re in the business of laser cutting thick pieces of steel to a high degree of accuracy, it’s critical that your equipment is powerful, precise, fast and reliable while being easy to maintain and operate.
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Eclipse System
For many women with Accidental Bowel Leakage (ABL), the loss of bowel control becomes the controlling force in their lives.
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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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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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Satellite terminals & solar array
This is truly a big, hairy, audacious goal – connect the whole world to the Internet. Provide the half of the world that currently has no access to the digital revolution with a platform to participate, which will spur improvements in the economies, living conditions, healthcare and education of developing countries.
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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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EXOGEN® Ultrasound Bone Healing System
EXOGEN® is the only FDA-approved bone healing device that uses ultrasound to stimulate the body’s natural healing process. Therapy is performed at home by the patient in a simple process that takes 20 minutes a day.
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ZipClean™
Bottling plants use overhead airveyor systems to move empty plastic bottles from the start of the line to the sanitizing station prior to being filled. Dirt and debris that accumulates along the tracks can fall into bottles, potentially contaminating beverages.
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Advocate™ Lavatory System
Bradley, an industry leader in commercial hand washing equipment, saw an opportunity to help its customers improve safety and save money.
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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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The Coaster
Coaster Pedicab has operations in nine cities from Boston to San Francisco. The pedicab business model is fairly unique — the operator rents the bikes to self-employed, licensed pedicab drivers who earn their living off of fares and tips. So when mechanical problems keep a pedicab in the shop, it directly impacts everyone’s bottom line.
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ProSpeed™
Consumers view polished floors as a sign of quality and cleanliness. But there is a price to be paid in water and product waste, indoor air quality, labor costs, and the strain placed on the backs of cleaning personnel.
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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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Baiardo Stringing Machine
Wilson Sporting Goods, a worldwide-leader in sports equipment, selected us to design a tennis racket stringing machine that would revolutionize the industry by paying unprecedented attention to the comfort and positioning of the user.
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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.