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Last updated on August 15, 2019

Business description

We are Ireland’s leading design and innovation consultancy.
For the past 25 years we have worked with clients across the globe, using design thinking to better understand their customers and deliver world class, internationally award winning products and services. We generate IP for our clients and lean product development underpins everything that we do.

We make ideas work.

Products and services

We accelerate product development & design for our clients across a number of sectors. Our core team of designers, design engineers, brand specialists & innovation strategists draw on the wide ranging experience of the company to deliver innovative products that leapfrog competitors in the marketplace.

In the past 25 yrs, we have developed and refined our front-end Discovery Process into a package that delivers for R&D & Marketing teams globally.

We help companies innovate, expand their R&D capabilities & leapfrog their competitors. We bridge the gap between R&D and Marketing. We make ideas work.

Specific skills of the Dolmen team include:
• Research
• Ethnographics
• Customer Segment, Trends & Competitor Analysis
• Patent Development
• Technology Solutions
• Design, Mechanical & Human Factors Engineering
• Concept Design
• Visualisation and Animation
• Usability Testing
• 3D Animation
• Mechanical Design
• Rapid Prototyping

Value proposition

We develop world class, award winning products and services that are IP and patent rich through the application of our strategic design thinking process. Our structured process Discovers, Develops and Delivers breakthrough creative and technical solutions that meet end user needs.

We make ideas work.

Standards and certificates

  • We employ ANSI/AAMI HE75:2009 HFE principles. Our design outputs can be aligned to the client’s QC documentation for ISO 13485:2003 conformity and DHF development. International Design Awards:
  • Red Dot Product Design Awards
  • IF Product Design Awards
  • IFI Product Design Awards
  • IFI Grand Prix Awards
  • Designs of the Year (London Design Museum)
  • A’ Design Award
  • IDEA Award
  • ICAD Award

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