The Design Unit is a highly innovative design research group with a strong track record of success in the design and development of a wide variety of products and design implementation strategies.

Design categories include:

  • Business equipment
  • Industrial products
  • Medical equipment and devices
  • Innovative Packaging and closures
  • Technical footwear and sportswear
  • Safety and security products
  • Consumer products
  • Innovative retail display

Our capabilities and experiences address the following:

  • Concept design
  • Detail design
  • Design for production and manufacture
  • Design for environment
  • Design for Usability
  • Advanced 3D computer definition and visualisation
  • Additive Manufacturing and related production technologies
  • Design aesthetics

The Design Unit has supported a large number of companies, both large and small in making better use of design in their New Product Development strategies and in particular the development of products for high volume manufacture and the identification of cost effective methods for manufacturing high value products in low production volumes.