We put creativity into perspective of now & tomorrow, hands-on to design what matters next

Emphasising work away from the screen, knee deep in sketches, materials and crafty explorations, we put ourselves into different shoes, getting closer to the reality of people.

Materialising ideas and tangibly exploring different worlds is key to our workshop-mentality. Creatively amplified by our crafty studio space we get our hands dirty, working tangibly close to brand and user concerns. Getting physical with mockups or simply sketching arrays of ideas helps us to deliver relevant work that uniquely resonates. Our workspace empowers clients to touch and feel what we design, getting us better prepared to develop reality-grounded yet bold solutions.

Insights-driven or boundary-breaking we also immerse ourselves into peoples’ worlds in emotional ways. Exploring relevance or transformational change, our team deeply digs into scenarios, discovers critical usage factors and trend futures or tangibly explores materialistic aspects of the endeavor. X-raying every bit of work side by side, we never give up scrutinising concepts until one or two survive the hardship. Eventually our material library allows us upfront views into the tactility of the outcome.

Shaping success hand-in-hand with clients our transformative process fuels bold concepts beyond the expected, yet keeps our work relevant and iconic

From the start we work collaboratively with client teams, ensuring everyone essential to the cause can productively contribute to the project cornerstones such as vision, success criteria, design strategy and opportunities.

Beyond a respectful project relationship we believe humble communication is crucial when trying to raise the bar, hence we discuss issues openly and share design considerations transparently with stakeholders. At milestones on which our work is reviewed, Pros and Cons are thoroughly elaborated, so everyone involved can take an informed stand. Regardless if modernsiation, overhaul, diversification or disruption, we are full hearts into the challenge, delivering solutions that can be readily integrated.

 

Activities we engage in..

  • Designing products, brand visuals or packaging inline to brand virtues
  • Unraveling insights to innovate or to reach untapped opportunities
  • Evolving a visual language of how product and brand are presented
  • Articulating a bold design vision or exploring design futures
  • Creating a comprehensive design strategy to enhance consistency
  • Discovering ways to make products or brand more relevant
  • Co-creating new products or design directions with in-house teams
  • Developing an ambitious vision step by step into a feasible state

Whether bootstrapped or Series A, we may not just get startups to the next round, but accelerate them to successfully reach market reality. As a diverse team of specialists with years of knowhow turning ideas to life, we contribute right from project kickoff, also fostering co-creation.

Clarifying what works, what might and what possibly doesn’t, we tackle product design, build brand visuals and help out creating bold marketing materials. Turning a huge stack of challenges into tangible opportunities makes the impossible possible. We have previously partnered with start-ups, and also partially invest our expertise into ventures on the goal of sharing success.

 

What we can do from vision to launch

  • Clarifying the mission: what needs to be done and in which way
  • Co-creation sessions to explore smart approaches to collaborate together
  • Exploring the ecosystem of potential business models and market reality
  • Prioritising objectives, also defining MVP in view of users & competition
  • Determining market strategy, product-market-fit and pricing
  • Planning product, brand and design for market success
  • Tackling design of product, brand and marketing
  • Assisting in design for manufacturing, supply chain and technology planning
  • Realisation of product and launch
  • Growing and adapting

You got talent, finances and a solid plan to start something truly innovative, yet you don’t know where to start and executive your vision. We are the right team to lift it off. Although your venture may look easy at the beginning, we speak from past experience: Complexity unravels quickly once it gets physical into the realisation of building something great. Nevertheless, we know how. Just get in touch with us and we take it from there, first exploring how we can build your dream your into a creative business.

 

Right from the start we can tackle these points 

  • Exploring scenarios how to turn vision to reality
  • Putting numbers to outcome, cost and effort
  • Conspiring ideas and concepts together
  • Mapping potential success routes
  • Defining what it takes to reach a working product and business
  • Co-developing the venture as part investors, part contributors (design, marketing, business advisors)

Our process ensures users and humans come first. Too many products are designed without respect for the user and simply with too much reverence for technology. Far too often this means that we must conform to technology, instead of the other way around.

Our methodology: It’s  never the same. We tailor and adapt it for each project.

1

Discovery
+ Gathering

Identifying success factors and discovering crucial insights to shape objectives into a strategic approach

2

Exploration
+ Ideation

Starting the creative journey through ideation, sketches and inspiration, then materialising initial ideas

3

Creation
+ Detailing

Crafting distinctive design concepts and ingraining details to rank the concept with the best potential

4

Development
+ Visualisation

Developing the design with attention to function, tactility, aesthetics, technical execution and feasibility

5

Evolvement
+ Refinement

Further evolving design or artwork into state of the art, we nuancefully integrate all crucial functional elements

6

Control
+ Definition

Ensuring that artwork or design specifications are qualitatively sound to be taken into feasible reality