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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