BlackHägen Design (BH) has mastered the art and science of combining the business of marketing with the pragmatic manufacturing requirements that are necessary for any successful product. By immersing our designers into the market and the user’s aspirations, we can better define the design criteria that fosters innovation. Through previous experience in a wide range of industries, our design team is able to quickly target the key branding factors that make for an exceptional user experience (UX).

Prototypes and study models are used early and often for validating the usability and assembly approach. Our expertise in research, design and engineering assures clients that BH can effectively manage a product development program from concept to production.

To ensure the optimal consumer experience and successful marketing performance, BH:

  • Discovers innovation, even in an iterative market
  • Optimizes ergonomics
  • Transforms existing product categories
  • Maintains competitive price in commodity markets
  • Creates a gratifying user experience while making the technology transparent
  • Employs inspirational aesthetics balanced with a brand language
  • Develops sustainable solutions that drive a competitive business model
  • Transforms technology into intuitive user interfaces for safety-critical products

BH services include:

  • Ethnography
  • Participatory Design
  • Safety-critical Human Factors
  • Innovation Charrette
  • Research Translation
  • Product Definition
  • Characterize Latent Needs and Personas

  • Industrial Design
  • UX Design
  • Electro-mechanical Design
  • Prototype Development and Testing
  • DFx