A new eye-catching aesthetic that offers increased strength and durability
Winner of four CES innovation awards, Olly is the first smart lifestyle assistant that develops a personality based on its user’s moods and preferences. The unique form factor and LED configuration enable Olly to visually convey a range of emotions.
Referencing classical camera detailing and materials, the Ektra is a premium smartphone aimed at photography fanatics.
All-in-one battery powered location flash, designed to provide photographers with limitless creative opportunities, anywhere, anytime.
The Touch is a new fitness tracker designed for the health-conscious. This slim and stylish wearable packs a punch with the latest technology, including an optical heart rate monitor and BIA (Bioelectrical impedance analysis) sensors, which monitors your body composition and provides in-depth metrics such as body fat and muscle mass.
TomTom Adventurer is a brand new GPS watch designed for the great outdoors. Built upon the popular Spark watch platform, the tough Adventurer has all of the fitness watch’s features and more, including barometer, electronic compass and extended battery life, as well as a plethora of outdoor sports modes for snow sports, mountain biking and trail running.
Golfer 2 is a sleeker and slimmer watch designed to replace TomTom’s first generation golf watch.
This water resistant watch is styled to be an all-day wearable, not just for use on the golf course.
Leakbot keeps an eye on your plumbing system 24/7, detecting leaks and quickly alerting you on your phone if there’s a problem.
The Meelight is a wearable nightlight ideal for nighttime feeds, nappy changes and as a soft light for older children.
The CAT S60 is the world's first smartphone to have an integrated thermal imaging camera. It can withstand drops onto concrete from up to 1.8m and is also waterproof to depths of 5 metres for one hour.
therefore were commissioned at the outset of the R&D project to create concept design pathways for the range. A notable feature of the speaker is the Linn Fabrik acoustic cover designed to customise this home speaker range, enabling personalisation to suit interior decor.
TomTom Spark is an all-new music GPS sports and fitness watch. This easy to use, all-in-one wireless music player motivates training sessions, allowing users to listen to music during workouts with remotely controlled Bluetooth headphones, without the need for cables or phones.
The first ever 4K HD action camera with a built-in media server, letting you edit video without having to download it first.
Just shake to edit your highlights, the Tomtom Bandit.
Sleek design meets serious sound to power your party with high-end audio engineering.
The Audio L Plus incorporates Bluetooth, Wi-Fi connectivity, multi-room streaming and your favourite music services, including Spotify Connect, ‘Live from the Club’ and Ministry of Sound Radio at the touch of a button.
The S30 is a smartphone designed and engineered with CAT rugged values in every corner.
The Audio M and M Plus are the ultimate example of portable high-end sound.
The Audio S Plus was designed to withstand the demands expected of a portable bluetooth device, the Audio S Plus with durable yet slick design can be taken anywhere with you.
The Audio On and On Plus on-ear headphones are rich in sound, durable in design and available in a range of colours to suit every style
The Audio In and In Plus in-ear headphones are designed for exceptional listening anytime, anywhere.
Every coffee expert knows that freshly ground beans give the best flavour.
The creators of the award-winning ROK Espresso Maker brings you a grinder that produces world-class grounds and is a joy to use.
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TomTom Golfer is a GPS sports watch designed to make it easier for players to improve their game.
The GPS automatically finds nearby courses and dynamically adjusts data to each hole in play.
The Science Museum’s Information Age exhibition celebrates the history of computing.
It was opened by Her Majesty The Queen & Prince Philip on 24 October 2014.
Elite is a watertight luggage set comprising 3 case sizes which can be nested 'Russian doll' like for optimal home storage.
A key feature is the crushproof and very lightweight twin-walled polymer moulding.
TomTom’s Bridge is a powerful, fit-for-purpose navigation device designed for a range of business users both in and away from a vehicle.
We are one of only two product companies to ever win a D&AD Black Pencil. Apple is the other one.
The new member for the GPS sports watch family can monitor your heart-rate and supports an improved, more comfortable wrist-strap.
Building on the success of their Flexi Twist for Kids silicone bakeware range, Pyrex have developed a range of lollipop moulds.
The Neo 6.2 SoundCore is designed to act as the central hub for your home audio/visual products and to provide a high quality alternative to the loudspeakers in your flat-panel TV.
An ultra-slim, lightweight GPS watch range designed for runners and multi-sport users.
A 4-way key enables user control and is adjacent to a large display which provides clear, at-a-glance data viewing.
Morpher folds & unfolds quickly and simply so it's perfect for cyclists who want to carry a helmet more easily. Patented worldwide, Morpher has been designed to surpass all relevant safety standards.
A unique collaboration between Braun of Germany and partner Zeon Ltd, resulted in an opportunity to design and develop a new range of Alarm Clocks.
A unique collaboration between Braun of Germany and partner Zeon Ltd, resulted in an opportunity to design and develop a new range of Alarm Clocks. Product Page
A heavyweight in a lightweight body.
Oyster has been designed to deliver quality audio reproduction from a sleek, lightweight and compact body.
G-Lock is our award winning entry for the Nesta - HANDS OFF MY BIKE - challenge.
GravityLight hopes to bring power to a billion people. It is an off-grid lighting solution for the developing world and our Indiegogo fundraising campaign raised almost US$400.000 in 41 days to fund the development and manufacturing of GravityLight trial units .
Recognized by D&AD Black pencil and White pencil awards 2014.
The BT Elements 1K is a user-friendly, long range cordless phone with integrated answering machine. Featuring a weatherproof design, the BT Elements 1K is ruggedised to deliver reliable performance in harsher environments
The Damson Twist fits into the palm of your hand but delivers sound way beyond its size. You won’t find a single button on the Twist, to operate you just Twist to your desired setting of either Bluetooth or Line in.
The LIFE P69053 is the first of a new genre of all-in-one 3D surround sound speakers developed with Swiss based Sonic Emotion.
Incorporating four front speakers, two side firing speakers and a rear firing sub, this compact all-in-one Bluetooth speaker provides big 3D sound to streamed audio. Connect to TV for a ‘one box’ 6.1 home theatre experience.
A new exhibition stand collectively presenting Onkyo, Teac & Gibson brands. therefore’s creative involvement has extended from product to exhibition design, forging closer ties with Onkyo.
A collaboration between Onkyo, Sonic Emotion and therefore has produced a unique all-in-one bluetooth speaker and dock system. Using Sonic Emotion’s Absolute 3D sound technology, the iLunar systemdelivers balanced stereophonic sound wherever the listener is situated in the room.
Part of a range of DECT phone reference designs produced for SGW who manufacture and license to branded customers.
Models were revealed at the Berlin IFA in October and production is targeted for Q1/2013.
Part of a range of DECT phone reference designs produced for SGW who manufacture and license to branded customers.
Models were revealed at the Berlin IFA in October and production is targeted for Q1/2013.
A universal in-car cradle range for iPhones and most other Smartphones, with or without covers, for hands-free navigation and calling whilst driving. Landscape/portrait orientation is achieved through a rotating ball joint. A large built-in speaker provides loud, clear audio. Call answer and reject buttons allow undocked hands-free phone use.
A pack design for Damson’s portable resonant surface bluetooth speaker. It is the precursor to product designs that therefore are developing with this new British audio brand.
A speculative partnership project with Vtech who required a design range for global distribution.
BT are the branded customer for the UK market.
View21 represents the next generation of TV recording devices. This iconic Freeview+HD product is part of a new range of digital set top boxes which has strongly differentiated product styling. The system enables wireless TV control with iPad and iPhone for ease of use.
The latest version of the award winning espresso maker formerly known as Presso has been completely re-tooled with 100% new parts, and the metal has 35% more tensile strength.
PCR Thermocyclers (DNA amplifiers) are typically bulky, heavy machines. The project aim was to build the most compact and stylised device without
compromising performance. This goal was surpassed and the xxpress™ is the fastest real-time PCR in the World, delivering 40 cycle qPCR in under 10 minutes.
A new range to encourage children to start cooking and baking. Most are based on a circus theme to appeal both to boys and girls, with embossed details to help and encourage decoration. The design detailing links to the rest of the Flexi Grip range.
S’cure is our latest range for Samsonite. The key priority was to develop the lightest possible injection moulded range while maintaining the strength and security associated with this type of luggage and with the 3 point latch system. This required extensive analysis to optimise material selection, flow properties and the impact of form on strength.
Roberts is the brand leader for portable radios. The Fusion DAB receiver features a unique mechanical docking station for iPods and Phones. It’s discreet mechanism gracefully deploys at the push of a button and is rotatable for landscape or portrait screen modes of use. It is fully retractable for compactness.
The Horizon Call app enables highly bandwidth-efficient VoIP calls over a smartphone using a GPRS, EDGE, 3G, 4G, WiFi or WiMax connection.
A speculative partnership project with Binatone to produce an entry level range of SDAs with 'premium' quality feel through the use of real metal materials.
Sold globally these products are exclusive to M&S in the UK.
A range of 3 corded electric kettles, the high end variant having an Otter control for faster boiling and safer dry boil protection.
This handheld blender incorporates a stainless steel blade and separate chopper accessory for added versatility
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This toaster has a single slot function to save energy, a defrost setting and removable crumb tray.
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The MTherapy Facial Rejuvination System uses a steam pump to gently impart vitamins, minerals and hyaluronic acid into the pores of facial skin. This is intended to reduce the signs of ageing such as fine lines and wrinkles. Pods containing the essential liquids can be purchased for home use for unique Mesotherapy-like treatments.
This high quality multifunctional sound system gives a nod to Roberts’ traditional heritage as it is complemented by the real wood and metal materials used in construction. It is a static product; it features iPod/Phone docking and delivers superior and adjustable sound output.
The Sound 200 is a contemporary design variant and a bigger brother to the Sound 100. Enhanced by the luxurious piano black cabinet and brushed aluminium detailing, it boasts the same superior acoustic control and reproduction as the Sound 100.
Ease of use is a key aspect of the Dreamdock bedside clock radio.
The product design is strongly and sympathetically influenced by an interface feature where all button keys are radially situated around the pop-up central control.
A new generation of GPS based sports watches in collaboration with Nike. This is a slimmer, more compact and stylish product than its chunkier rivals. Comfortable as an all day watch, the wider strap and double hole buckle adds security. A neatly concealed USB connector within the strap connects directly to a PC for stats upload.
Following the success of the Classic metal bakeware, we designed this silicone bakeware range using an interpretation of the key design elements – generous handle grips and texture - that had been established for the metal range.
Crucial part of the IMAQLIQ brand launch is the new generation of living-room entertainment boxes. (design language, packaging, gui)
An ergonomically designed audio ancilliary, featuring four Press-To-Talk buttons, enabling easy connectivity with 2 radios, a vehicle intercom system and radio. More on the product page.
A low cost wireless keypad that pairs seamlessly via a USB receiver with IML Viewpoint, an intuitive and user friendly Powerpoint software.
Learn more at the product page.
Learn more at the product page.
An award winning compact audio system with the benefit of detachable speakers for greater versatility and a touch interface for simple on-screen control.
A mid-range personal navigation device with full voice control and hands-free call answering.
This range of personal navigation devices include the Via 110, 120 and 125
Winner of the iF product design award 2011
A next generation version of this pioneering and commercially successful rugged DAB radio, this is the internet enabled variant of one of Pure’s best selling products. It is constructed from high quality cast aluminium and plastic / rubber mouldings and delivers superb acoustics for a single speaker product.
IMLs award winning, interactive keypads are recognised globally as the most advanced and sophisticated audience response systems available.
Inmarsat’s first global handheld to be built from the ground up has the longest battery life and is the most robust handset.
therefore's design studio featured at Dezeen.
Light, but rugged, the HandiKart makes the transfer of equipment from the car to the water’s edge undemanding and effortless.
Elan is stylised as a modern classic portable, with particular emphasis on the materials and finishes to strongly characterise the design. This multi award winning product has a soft touch finish, aluminium fascia and controls and chromed handle with rubberised grip.
Designed to be used free-standing, the Ovator delivers astonishing imagery alongside the traditionally engaging Naim performance. The outwardly simple and graceful enclosure conceals a wealth of sophisticated, advanced engineering and innovative design features, key being a Balanced Mode Radiator driver to handle all the frequencies from 380Hz to beyond audibility.
Combining TomTom’s award winning iPhone app with a new mount, this in-car dock delivers a safer phone calling and personal navigation experience for Apple iPhone users.
Sous vide is a cooking process where the food to be cooked is first vacuum sealed in a plastic pouch and then cooked at very accurately controlled temperatures in a water bath. Sous Vide Supreme brings this state of the art cooking method to the wider consumer market in a kitchen appliance which is attractive, affordable, compact and easy to use.
Part of a range of low cost, self-diagnostic consumer electronics. Developed as a new brand, product design, packaging and POS/Web aspects have been managed as an holistic design process to full implementation.
This mid-range device is an evolution of the One & XL range where the changes are largely electronic, providing faster processing and advance lane guidance features. The cosmetics are upgraded to matt black body, gloss black speaker grille and contrasting pinstripe bezel detail.
This entry level, compact design is based on a 3.5” display. It has a simplified menu and optional changeable SmartSkins to suit your mood/interior. The semi-integrated mount is removable for use on window or dash and folds flat for easy portability.
A compact and ergonomic data capture, voice and data communicator with high battery capacity and an IP65 rating.
This 3.5” screen represents the entry level product in an entirely new range that replaces the 3rd Edition. It has been completely redesigned, and in line with it’s acclaimed approach to ease of use a new mounting solution is introduced to improve usability. EasyPort clips around the rear speaker and is adjusted through rotation of the universal ball joint and radial ring.
A pioneering restaurant where the control of the dining experience is placed in diners’ hands. Interactive table modules are fully integrated into the restaurant interior. Ordering is simple and connects direct to the kitchen, bar and reception. Diners can also ‘magically’ change their surrounding ambiance creating a mood to suit from a palette of patterns and colours that project onto the tabletop.
This touch screen videophone makes Skype calling easy, without the use of a PC. Learn more at the product page
Sugarspoon is designed to dispense an exact measure when it's tipped or to sprinkle when it's shaken while pouring.
Termo redefined the potential of injection moulded luggage through two key innovations: the use of in-mould labelling technology to give a contrasting finish to the shield element on the front shell, and sophisticated tooling which allows a smooth, rimless form for the case and the recessing of all handles, latches and hardware to protect from damage.
This extensive range of metal bakeware builds its strong identity on generous grip features with a distinctive dot texture for improved handling when hot from the oven. It has played an important part in the Pyrex brand strategy to extend its range beyond the heatproof glassware, for which it is best known.
Chronos II is a bedside radio. It is a second generation, modular design and it’s construction allows for a change to the top section for either a CD player or iPod dock variant. It’s triangular footprint is designed to optimise limited table space.
The RA5000 Raptor 25 Headset has been designed for use in tactical wheeled vehicles where highly intelligible communications are essential over extended periods.
Naim’s first custom designed and manufactured mains cable system. It provides advanced high-end audio engineering through optimising the critical elements of audio mains power cables.
The Hi-Line Air-Plug is designed as a decoupling device to prevent vibrations from one product being transmitted to another. It also stops airborne vibrations picked up by the cable being transmitted to the product it is connected to.
A distinctively modern-retro styled product, this contemporary radio has a harmonious combination of warm classic materials in walnut and leather embossed panels and cool anodised aluminium chassis supporting a capacitive touch interface display.
This 4.3 inch screen PND connects to mobiles via blue- tooth for hands-free calling. Audio features include text to speech and voice entry and control. The mount feature interfaces with the rear facing speaker.
Designed for British Telecom’s SOHO target sector, this is a best selling DECT phone system that has an elegance and quality of build that befits the high end market it is designed for.
A wall mounted interface that displays the amount of so- lar phtovoltaic energy generated by SolarCentury’s roof installed panels and tiles.
A portable, lightweight and wallet-sized PND. It’s 3.5” anti-glare touchscreen ensures easy user interface. The sucker mount simply slide fits below the rear facing loudspeaker. Bluetooth 2 enables easy mobile phone connectivity.
One of the first reference designs produced for the new UK based Digital Audio Broadcast service, this is a twin speaker stereo DAB and FM radio. It is part of a pioneering range of devices designed for broad consumer appeal.
A dual-shot, plastic and rubber, key-fob sized MP3 music player incorporating a single key interface for on-screen tunes selection
Voller is a start-up green technology venture that aims to produce a portable hydrogen based generator.
Designed to target sectors such as Plant hire companies and Military applications where it is especially useful due to its quiet operation.
This urban electric delivery vehicle is powered by a 76 kW motor using exchangeable lead-acid batteries, has a range of 100 miles, a 2 tonne payload and a 50 mph top speed. It's range comprises a classic cab, box van and drop side variants and was the first in its class to attain European Whole Vehicle Type Approval. therefore created the overall design intent for both exterior and interior.
A compact SOHO printer, this is the first results of a strategic programme to establish product design guidelines for use by OKI Printing Solutions, particularly design, engineering and brand / marketing teams. A set of guiding principles were defined to be used in any new product design development as a framework for thinking.
This widescreen version of the original GO has a unique new docking system for use on windscreen & dash. It has a mount for home connection to PC/MAC for charging.
The first portable navigator specifically designed for two wheels, Rider is a rugged, tough water-resistant, customer fit device for motorbike or scooter. It is an easy plug and ride product that is fit-for-purpose, possessing distinctive styling whilst characteristic of the TomTom family.
More lounge than urban jungle, the relatively understated design of this CD/DAB boombox delivers a powerful audio punch.
The first wristwatch style digital proximity monitor, designed for parent / guardian peace of mind and baby and toddler care. This device alerts to baby sounds and room temperature change and includes a preset distance range for when the toddler starts to stroll.
This is the first bespoke design in the Sophos hardware product range. It is a high end rack mounted appliance that supports email virus filtering and is part of a security system that combats malware in enterprise environments. Ventilation, diagnostics and access for upgrade / maintenance were key aspects of the design along with the product styling.
A low cost ruggedised notebook designed to be secure, robust and functional in demanding classroom environments. It has thin rubber shock-absorbing panels around both halves of the clamshell case. The lid is pressed from impact-resisting magnesium alloy. The display is a hard-screen LCD, a first for this genre, to guard against jabs from fingers and sharp objects. It has a fail safe power connector for accidental cable strain.
An International award winning high-end, compact H79 DLP (Digital Light Processing) projector for maximum fidelity home movie viewing. This high
definition product includes a motorised lens and control cover.
The World's first all-in-one Personal Navigation Device, offering an integrated experience out-of-the-box. Strong, neat and easily connected this product shifted the market paradigm away from early adopter techies to mainstream consumers and was a huge commercial success for TomTom.
Connections SmartDecks are perfect for classrooms and computers labs to optimize learning. When closed, the desktop is locked to provide a flat work surface. When opened, the table functions as a traditional computer table. Cable management and key locks offer additional security.
A manually operated press that makes a great espresso with hot water from the stove, without the bitterness.
therefore created a range of mechanical design concepts to demonstrate new interaction principles for Smartphones. This idea employs a simple mechanical pivot to enable a twist transition from a typical bar phone to a cruciform, revealing a full qwerty keyboard / gamepad. The Siemens-designed SK65 in 2005 adopted this principle and was a notable new product.
This range marked a breakthrough for the Samsonite brand in the market for urban backpacks and casual bags. Three platforms for innovation were identified: an ICT range for the safe transport of laptops, sports oriented backpacks for cyclists and runners, and a range with patented security features to safeguard contents in crowded urban situations.
A dual-purpose desking system that integrates ICT in the classroom.
This dual-sided handset is the passenger interface to Virgin Atlantic's V:Port inflight entertainment system. It is used in Boeing 747/400s & Airbus A340/600s. It is an ergonomic tour de force giving easy access to phone, email, gaming, shopping and video on demand in a compact device that stows in the seat.
This pioneering composite of hard shell and soft panelling provide excellent durability and protection properties for this lightweight case.
This is a modular, self-levelling and fully adjustable tripod hi-fi support system. The shelf spacing minimises magnetic field interactions and the novel ‘cup, spike and ball’ decouplers minimise microphonics on the sensitive electronics. A team of external acoustic specialists, Naim R&D and therefore designers created this industry standard product.
Surf, play, talk, mail, manage and listen on the go with this unique pocket web browser. Touch screen interaction is via a flexible stylus that is stowed kebab-like into one of the 4 corners, all of which have specific functions.
Pogo innovative design was recognized in the iF Award of 2002
This high-end integrated 2 box CD player has a powered top loading drawer for ultimate ease of usability. The power supply is separated in it's own housing to minimise electronic and magnetic interference. Designed and built to last, this is a range topping product.
A more compact server for reduced space needs, this rack system incorporates novel plastic and metal Blade drives. These improve hot-swapping by service engineers and are more cosmetic to reflect Sun brand values. The plastic side is the carrier tray through the production cycle.
A design styling project to create a product range to appeal to both professional business users and younger, more style driven consumers. The magnesium and polymer painted shell creates a sophisticated, light and strong sub-notebook computer.
A polpropylene luggage range aimed at the holiday air-traveller. Foamed fabric insert panels enable product differentiation. This high capacity, lightweight and easy rolling product range offers exceptional value for money. These ‘Worldproof’ designs are synonymous with durability and mobility.
A therefore venture project based on patented digitiser technology. In this application a combination of electronic pen and specially printed books enable interaction for story telling and games. This simple tech system is low cost and fun. Multiple applications are devised for training, education and play.
This second generation bedside terminal gives patients personal access to TV, phone and radio services. It has separate, bespoke key panels for text input and phone. It is a robust product, designed to withstand the rigours of a hospital ward. A pre-paid smartcard is required to access services.
Launched at CES to great acclaim this is the first Java embedded portable terminal for mobile working, surfing and communicating. It is a ruggedly elegant, leather bound sub-notebook with cam-friction hinged, colour touch screen and full travel keyboard.
A flagship amp was needed to succeed the 17 year old range topping NAP135. Naim isolate power supplies from signal carrying components to improve
performance. This 2 box amp is built from aluminium, has chimney-effect ventilation and a massive rear fascia cast alloy heat sink. The result was truly exceptional.
These descendent products are the modern day manifestations of naim's original classic component hi fi range. therefore's relationship with naim is well into it's second decade and our work helps maintain their World-class status.
The inspiration for this lightbox of crops indoor garden came from the 'grow your own' allotment. Root crops are cultivated in nutrient-rich gel suspension and a growing tapestry of herbs & veg are visible through the glass screen. This award winning domestic appliance idea was conceived for use in a future house architectural exhibition.
The ultimate scoop for powder detergents: robust, easy to hold and measure, cuts cleanly through powder. Based on detailed research into the ergonomics and usability of existing measuring cups. Refined to minimise cost and stack closely for integration with packaging lines.
Part of a precision range of paper cutters and guillotines this unique A4 sized compact product is designed with a minimal footprint for easy storage in a drawer or shelf. It is made from aluminium sections to enable a range of trimmer product lengths to handle large paper formats.
Designed and engineered to encourage frequent use, the one touch pop up lid gives easy access, and the neutral appearance is designed to be left out on the work surface. A soft silicone gasket seals the closure and prevents drying out.
As the successor to Psion’s Series 3a, Revo became Psion’s best selling personal organiser. It typically incorporates a unique hinge mechanism that opens to reveal a stylus operated touch screen and qwerty keyboard. It is a truly pocketable PDA and docks to a desktop mount via a connector that is hidden until the device is fully open.
Full face downhill cycling helmet for all types of extreme riding.
The World's thinnest full touch-type qwerty keyboard was developed for this handheld PDA which enabled touch typing on the go. A touch screen enhanced interaction and a unique dynamic wire hinge mechanism stabilises the device, optimising usability.
Designed to hold a 12” Action Man, this action toy fires plastic missiles, can be zipped down a wire and explodes on exuberant impact and is easily reassembled, post mission. It is now part of the Victoria & Albert Museum collection.
CAD was introduced in toys development when the Hasbro Action Man Comanche was designed in Pro-engineer for the first time.
Nerf missile firing action toy with rotary blades and sound effects for serious gameplay.
A major advance on the Psion Organiser, this innovative clam-shell design was a market pioneer due to its’ stable and versatile software, durable hardware and long battery life.