We specialise in turning good ideas into functional, robust, efficient and fantastic looking products
Our end-to-end solution, includes initial styling proposals, visualisations, CAD, internal component layout / electronics packaging, detailed design and supply of preliminary prototypes.
Engineering Design validation we would confirm through the use of rigorous analysis tools including, FEA (Finite Element Analysis – Structural, Modal, Thermal), FMEA (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis), DFM/A (Design For Manufacture / Assembly) and Geometrical Tolerance Analysis.
We have in house 3D Printing capability including both SLA and FDM processes for prototype parts. For other formats, MJF, SLS, DMLS, we work closely with a number of external rapid prototyping companies. We also work with trusted manufacturing partners in the UK and abroad to provide a full turnkey solution to get your product to market.
Solutions tailored to the needs of your team. From short courses in Root Cause Analysis and Design for Manufacture, to on-site coaching in the management and technical assurance of NPD programmes.
We help clients protect their designs or inventions by drafting and submitting Registered Designs or Trademarks with the UK Intellectual Property Office. We also produce preliminary Patent drafts and work closely with IP Lawyers to protect novel inventions / products within the UK and Internationally.
Successful outcomes are fundamentally determined by clearly defined project requirements.
Our approach is based on the Double Diamond process, shown below, developed by the UK Design Council.
Seek to understand, rather than assume. In the initial discovery phase we spend time with people who are affected by the issues or gaps to ensure the problem being solved is the correct one and capture this in a requirements brief.
Work up potential solutions to the problem and assess their viability against the requirements established in stage 1.
Seeking inspiration from elsewhere and co-designing with an appropriately skilled cross functional team, the preferred solutions are developed into working designs.
Depending on the scope of engagement, delivery may involve testing out different solutions at small-scale with prototypes or the full support of final production parts with formal qualification.
We work with a trusted network of associates, all of whom are highly experienced and share our passion for excellence. This ensures that our clients can be confident they are dealing with time served specialists with proven credentials.
We are proudly Part of D4 Collaborative
Please get in touch by email or telephone if you would like to discuss a project or any in-house training / coaching requirements.
We are open to working on a wide range and level of products. We can tailor any engineering & project training / coaching based on the needs of your business.
Any information you provide will be treated as 100% confidential from the point of contact.
Always happy to help!
+44 (0)238 212 0 212