Client, Partner & corporate news for Design 1st

Design 1st at Forefront of Design Expertise in UV Sterilization and Air Purity Innovation

Design 1st at Forefront as Companies Seek Technology and Design Expertise to Address Consumer Interest in Products that Meet Heightened Standards of Air Purity and Clean Water March 15, 2022 - Design 1st, one of the most trusted full-service product design-engineering firms across North America, today announced it is successfully supporting the need for clients seeking product design partners with leading-edge expertise in ultraviolet (UV) rays and other air and water purity technologies to support increased awareness in cleanliness among consumers. With cleanliness standards integrating seamlessly into people’s lives, they are turning […]
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Design 1st Named Top 2021 Global B2B Design Agency by Clutch

Recognized for Global Leadership in Product Design November 30, 2021 - Design 1st, one of the most trusted full-service product design-engineering firms across North America, today announced it was recognized by ratings and review platform Clutch as one of the top B2B Creative & Design Agencies for 2020. Design 1st was named a Leader in the Product Designers category.   The Clutch Leader Awards recognize companies' commitment to building their expertise, providing stellar customer service, and producing high-quality results for clients. The leaders ranked are determined using a rigorous methodology to see each firm’s […]
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Design 1st on Growth Trajectory as Customers Seek Product Design Expertise

Steady Stream of Custom Products Delivered to Market, Multiple Industry Accolades, and over 25% Increase in Newly Signed Clients Cements Company as Go-to-Source for Technically Challenging Hardgoods Product Designs  January 11, 2021 - Design 1st, one of the most trusted full-service product design-engineering firms across North America, today announced significant growth in 2021 across North America with an increase of nearly 60% growth in new client project development activity compared to the previous fiscal year. Alongside this business growth in a year of unpredictability, Design 1st was recently named a 2021 Top Global […]
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Design 1st Announces a Trio of New Client Projects Launched in Market

Provided custom services to ensure first of its kind, all-in-one toothbrush + toothpaste that’s reusable (30x), custom land paddle and next-generation woodworking router successfully delivered to market  September 8, 2021 - Design 1st, one of the most trusted full-service product design-engineering firms across North America, today announced a new crop of custom products recently launched in market. The products include FunkkOFF! TeethRefreshers®, the only reusable (30x) toothbrush + toothpaste product; the SUPStick land paddle , a custom land paddle for competitive Stand UP Paddle training and commuting; and JessEM Tool Company’s next-generation woodworking router, all recently went […]
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Design 1st Announces Three Client Must Have Products for Summer Activities

Co-designed by Design 1st, innovative lunch box, toddler safety device and pool covering support multiple aspects of family summer fun  June 22, 2021 - Design 1st, one of the most trusted full-service product design-engineering firms across North America, today announced a series of custom products that are seeing an increase in niche-market demand as families engage in summertime activities. The products, co-developed by Design 1st, include Lily Chillers, an easy-to-use lily pad pool covering that saves energy, keeping pools cooler as the outside heat index rises; toddlermonitor™, a portable child safety device to keep […]
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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 1st, was 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 […]
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