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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

    • 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.

                      • Fisher Price
                        Portable Tape Player
                        • X

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

                        • 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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