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Business description

Design Partners are a strategic industrial product design and development consultancy. We work with Medical Device, Healthcare and Pharma companies to create successful, proven product experiences. As global leaders in product and interaction design, we believe in putting the right products in the hands of healthcare professionals and patients to allow them to perform tasks efficiently and consistently to improve patient outcomes.

For over 30 years Design Partners have collaborated with our clients to develop exceptional user experiences. We serve our global client base from our purpose build design and engineering facility in Bray, Co. Wicklow.

Products and services

Design partners work in 3 strategic areas of product development: Healthcare, Consumer and Professional.
The Healthcare Division is ISO 13485 certified and offers a broad range of design and engineering services that are underpinned by a true human factors engineering (HFE) approach.

We have expertise in highly complex, mechanical and ergonomic, handheld surgical & interventional devices, as well as connected health, patient experience design, diagnostics devices, monitoring devices, capital equipment and packaging.

In the consumer division, our expertise encompasses the complete user experience, including brand identity and any aspect of design that directly relates to the product experience, including product strategy.

The professional division focusses on the future of the modern work place and how effective design solutions deliver safety, increased productivity and efficiency.

Value proposition

We help our customers to grow their business and their brands through intelligent, effective and beautiful experiential product design. Through a powerful combination of innovative thinking and doing, strategic vision and excellent execution, we uncover the opportunity to bring bold, unique perspectives to life.

Standards and certificates

  • Quality Standards: ISO13485, ISO9001, IEC62366 International Design Awards: 2017 Red Dot Product Design Awards 2017 IF Product Design Awards 2016 Irish Design Awards 2017 Good Design Awards CES Honoree Label Janus de industries Industrial Design Excellence Award

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