Zumio, in Partnership with Design 1st, Wins 2021 A ’Design Award

Ottawa - May 5, 2021 Design 1st, one of the most trusted full-service product design firms across North America, today announced that Zumio-i, a product designed in partnership with Design 1stwas named a winner in the prestigious 2021 A’ Design Awards. 

The A’ Design awards are the world’s largest international design competition, featuring winners across 104 design discipline categories. Product entries are evaluated by an internationally influential jury panel composed of established scholars, creative design professionals and experienced entrepreneurs who use a blind-peer review approach to judging. 

Zumio-i was recognized for its groundbreaking design and technology capabilities that provide a unique experience that is unmatched in the industry today.  

Zumio-i was named a A’ Design Award winner in the Adult Toys and Products Design’ category. Available now for purchaseZumio i was recognized for several of its unique design innovation capabilities including:  

  • Patented SpiroTip rotating motion technology with concentrated energy that creates an elliptical rotation pattern. 
  • Spoon-shaped tip spreads stimulating energy that delivers high-precision stimulation and enables easy control in targeting specific areas of the body for different sensations. 
  • Direct drive technology slows down the tip speed as gentle pressure is applied. 
  • Ergonomic friendly grip that is simple to handle (much like a pen) 
  • Broad contact area with spoon-shaped tip rotates at speeds as high as 7000 rpm and can slow with touch pressure to pulsing at 300 rpm. 
  • Eight intuitive speeds with a simple touch button interface for customized pleasure. 
  • Environmentally friendly all cardboard packaging and protective shipping materials. 

Design 1st has been Zumio’s design partner of choice for the company’s full suite of pleasure and wellness products. All products feature the patented SpiroTip to deliver concentrated energy to creatan elliptical rotation pattern, without vibration. This allows for the delivery of precise stimulation wherever the tip is placed creating a unique pleasure experience that is unmatched in the industry. Zumio continues to be voted one of the best choices of sex toys for partners because of its flexibility and intuitive ease of use.

Zumio products have been featured in several high-profile publications, including The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Oprah Magazine and Women’s health. To learn more please visit:

About Design 1st  

Design 1st is one of the most trusted full-service product design firms across North America, with a seasoned team consisting of diverse technical expertise, over 750 projects developed, and 130 client patents secured. From Entrepreneur to Enterprise, we enable companies to quickly scale capabilities throughout their new product development cycles by leveraging our core competencies in industrial design, mechanical engineering, electronics engineering, embedded firmware, and manufacturing setup. Design 1st's plug-in experienced team has helped clients transform their touchable ideas into commercialized hardgoods products across a variety of industries and influenced millions of people globally. To learn more, visit www.design1st.com. 

About Zumio

Zumio is an intimate lifestyle company that designs, develops, and manufactures premium pleasure products. The Zumio portfolio of products are luxurious by design and feature an innovative patented technology to provide a unique pleasure experience that is unmatched in the industry. In recent years, the company’s innovations have received numerous adult industry international nominations and awards for product excellence and outstanding achievement, including Best Sex Toy of the Year, Best New Female Product and Best New Product. Zumio is a privately held company and products are sold in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. To learn more, visit www.myzumio.com 

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