Beyond Design is a strategic product development firm. We create design solutions that help drive innovation for our clients and connect with end-users for marketplace success.



Creating Meaningful Products, Services, and Experiences

From insightful user research, concept generation, and creating designs with emotional and aesthetic appeal, we’ve brought successful products to market in a number of different industries. Our team believes in true collaboration and uses a holistic approach to define actionable and intelligent solutions that provide a positive user experience and help grow our clients’ business and brand.


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    3 Design Lessons from the Porsche 911

    September 11, 2014

    Several things have changed about the design of the Porsche 911 over the last 50 years, but many of its design features remain the same.
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    An Evening Game at Wrigley Field

    September 8, 2014

    Last week, our team enjoyed a night at Wrigley Field watching the Chicago Cubs take on the Milwaukee Brewers - and they won!
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    Wearble Technology in Fashion

    September 4, 2014

    Last week Ralph Lauren unveiled a tech-embedded sports shirt, Polo Tech. The shirt is equipped with sensors woven into the fabric that track activity, breathing and cardiac readings.
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    The 'Aha' Moment

    September 1, 2014

    While 3D printing is known for creating new toys, art and fashion design, it is extremely beneficial in solving everyday problems in design.
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    Hands-On vs. Digital Prototypes

    August 28, 2014

    Even with the rise of 3D printing, hand built prototypes aren’t a thing of the past.
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    Adobe Muse CC 2014

    August 26, 2014

    Adobe Muse has been rebuilt from the ground up and is packed full of exciting new features and enhancements to help create a website without writing the code.
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    Sync Smartband

    August 21, 2014

    Sync tracks steps, calories, and REM sleep, notifies you if loved ones wander too far and stores emergency health information.
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    Learning Through An Internship

    August 18, 2014

    Mike Lemon interned at our studio for three months and left last week to return to school at The Ohio State University.
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    August 14, 2014

    We love checking out the newest Kickstart campaigns, and were especially interested to see the way OwnPhones are using 3D Printing to Create a Custom Made Earbud.
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    The Art of Storytelling

    August 11, 2014

    As designers, we use storytelling to help our clients understand our process and how we can help them with their business goals.
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    Core77 Design Awards

    August 7, 2014

    Recognizing excellence in all areas of design enterprise, the Core77 Design Awards celebrates the richness of the design profession and the brilliance of its practitioners.
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    Segway Fun

    August 4, 2014

    Our team recently enjoyed a Segway tour in downtown Chicago. It was a blast!


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