Who We Are

 

Beyond Design, Inc. is a strategic design consultancy specializing in New Product Development (NPD). Located in Chicago, our expertise includes: Design Research & Strategy, Industrial Design, User Experience with Graphic User Interface (GUI) and Engineering for Manufacturing. We create design solutions that help drive innovation for our clients and connect with end-users for marketplace success. 
 
Since 1994 we have been solving complex problems with innovative design solutions for global markets.  From insightful user research through concept generation, and creating design solutions that are practical and well thought out from all aspects of product development. 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 and their 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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