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.

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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

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

    • X

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

  • Expertise
    Best User Experience 2019
      • 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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