Who We Are

 

Beyond Design, Inc. is a strategic design consultancy specializing in New Product Development (NPD). Located in Chicago, we have been solving complex problems with innovative design solutions for a global market since 1994. From insightful user research, concept generation, and creating designs with emotional and aesthetic appeal to execution
for production, 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 satisfy our clients’ business goals.

Our Team

Awards

  • Husqvarna
    TS 60
    • X

      Good Design
      Recognizes new consumer products designed and manufactured in Europe, Asia, Africa, and North and South America.

    • X

      Spark
      The Spark mission is to promote better living through better design.

    • X

      IDEA
      The International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA®) is the premier international design competition, recognizing and promoting excellence across a wide array of industries and disciplines.

  • Bradley Corporation
    Washbar Sink
    • X

      Excellence in Design (EID)
      Recognizes outstanding achievements in innovation, design and functionality.

    • Aero (Coleman)
      Pakmat®
      • X

        Chicago Innovation Award
        Honors Chicago area businesses, nonprofits, and government organizations that develop the year’s most innovative new products and services.

      • X

        International Design Awards
        Recognizes and celebrates smart and sustainable multidisciplinary design.

      • X

        Pentawards
        Only worldwide competition exclusively devoted to packaging design.

      • X

        Green Good Design
        Honors designs that make a positive impact on the environment.

      • X

        Good Design
        Recognizes new consumer products designed and manufactured in Europe, Asia, Africa, and North and South America.

      • X

        Spark
        The Spark mission is to promote better living through better design.

      • X

        red dot
        An international competition aimed at all those who would like to distinguish their business activities through design.

      • X

        IDEA
        The International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA®) is the premier international design competition, recognizing and promoting excellence across a wide array of industries and disciplines.

    • Encompass Lighting Group
      railtones™
      • X

        Good Design
        Recognizes new consumer products designed and manufactured in Europe, Asia, Africa, and North and South America.

      • X

        Spark
        The Spark mission is to promote better living through better design.

      • X

        Excellence in Design (EID)
        Recognizes outstanding achievements in innovation, design and functionality.

      • X

        red dot
        An international competition aimed at all those who would like to distinguish their business activities through design.

    • Trane
      ComfortLink™ II Control
      • X

        ADEX
        Largest and most prestigious awards program for product & project design in the architecture and design industry.

      • X

        CES Innovation
        Honors outstanding design and engineering in consumer electronics products.

      • X

        Good Design
        Recognizes new consumer products designed and manufactured in Europe, Asia, Africa, and North and South America.

      • X

        Excellence in Design (EID)
        Recognizes outstanding achievements in innovation, design and functionality.

    • BestMed
      Thermometer
      • X

        Excellence in Design (EID)
        Recognizes outstanding achievements in innovation, design and functionality.

      • US Foods
        Simpull™ Touch Cutlery Dispenser
        • X

          Good Design
          Recognizes new consumer products designed and manufactured in Europe, Asia, Africa, and North and South America.

        • JUVO
          Self Assist Toilet Aid
          • X

            Excellence in Design (EID)
            Recognizes outstanding achievements in innovation, design and functionality.

          • Remington
            Pro Power Series
            • X

              Housewares Design Award
              Annual U.S. product design award competition focused on the housewares industry.

            • X

              Spark
              The Spark mission is to promote better living through better design.

          • Oster®
            Iced Tea Maker
            • X

              Excellence in Design (EID)
              Recognizes outstanding achievements in innovation, design and functionality.

            • Remington
              CleanXChange
              • X

                Excellence in Design (EID)
                Recognizes outstanding achievements in innovation, design and functionality.

              • Rubbermaid
                Paint Buddy
                • X

                  IDEA
                  The International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA®) is the premier international design competition, recognizing and promoting excellence across a wide array of industries and disciplines.

                • Trane
                  CleanEffects
                  • X

                    Excellence in Design (EID)
                    Recognizes outstanding achievements in innovation, design and functionality.

                  • BuzzBrush®
                    • X

                      Communicator Awards
                      Recognizes big ideas in marketing and communication.

                    • X

                      Good Design
                      Recognizes new consumer products designed and manufactured in Europe, Asia, Africa, and North and South America.

                    • X

                      IDEA
                      The International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA®) is the premier international design competition, recognizing and promoting excellence across a wide array of industries and disciplines.

                  • Trane
                    Hyperion Air Handle
                    • X

                      Excellence in Design (EID)
                      Recognizes outstanding achievements in innovation, design and functionality.

                    • Rayovac
                      Xenon Flashlights
                      • X

                        Good Design
                        Recognizes new consumer products designed and manufactured in Europe, Asia, Africa, and North and South America.

                      • Cobotics
                        iLift System
                        • X

                          I.D.
                          Recognizes the best in product, furniture, graphic and environment design.

                        • X

                          Good Design
                          Recognizes new consumer products designed and manufactured in Europe, Asia, Africa, and North and South America.

                      • ACCO
                        Swingline 2-60 Stapler
                        • X

                          IDEA
                          The International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA®) is the premier international design competition, recognizing and promoting excellence across a wide array of industries and disciplines.

                        • Ray Charles Animatronics Doll
                          • X

                            Excellence in Design (EID)
                            Recognizes outstanding achievements in innovation, design and functionality.

                          • Liftmaster
                            Multi-Door Garage Door Opener
                            • X

                              Excellence in Design (EID)
                              Recognizes outstanding achievements in innovation, design and functionality.

                            • Learning Resources
                              Create-a-Maze™
                              • X

                                Design Journal
                                Largest and most prestigious awards program for product & project design in the architecture and design industry.

                              • X

                                Creative Child Magazine
                                Creative Child Magazine is a national monthly digital magazine that provides parents with the latest information on how to nurture their child's creativity.

                              • X

                                ADEX
                                Largest and most prestigious awards program for product & project design in the architecture and design industry.

                            • Fisher Price
                              Portable Tape Player
                              • X

                                Good Design
                                Recognizes new consumer products designed and manufactured in Europe, Asia, Africa, and North and South America.

                              • Grid Connect
                                SmartOutlet
                                • X

                                  Excellence in Design (EID)
                                  Recognizes outstanding achievements in innovation, design and functionality.

                                • Ultimate Hanger
                                  • X

                                    IDEA
                                    The International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA®) is the premier international design competition, recognizing and promoting excellence across a wide array of industries and disciplines.

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