Industrial & Product Design, Seattle

White Box Design works with a wide range of clients located all over North America with a focus in the Pacific Northwest and Seattle area. Our industrial design methodology and process has helped our Seattle and North American clients become innovators in their respective markets, these include:

Medical Products:

Bodypoint located in Seattle area manufacturers and specializes in state-of-the-art wheelchair seating and positioning aids.

White Box Designs most recent project is the Push Button Buckle. This is the first push button buckle especially designed for wheelchair seating and positioning. White Box Design collaborated with Bodypoint on both research and design. Insight from the research led to a solution with three interchangeable covers – allowing Bodypoint to replace three products with a single, more versatile product. Not only did the final industrial design solution meet Bodypoint’s design and cost goals, but the product has been universally accepted by customers and is a huge success for Bodypoint.

Spacelabs Healthcare also located in the Seattle area manufactures a range of medical products including Patient Monitors, Anesthesia Delivery & Ventilation and Diagnostic Cardiology equipment.

White Box Design worked with Spacelabs to design the new family of Ultraview SL Monitors. The product design focused on evolving the existing Spacelabs aesthetic to look more contemporary and communicate the value difference between the units in a cost effective products.

Coming soon an industrial design collaboration with Otoharmonics. Located in Portland, Oregon Otoharmonics is developing a system to provide tinnitus relief through sound stimulation.

Enterprise Products:

Polycom located in San Jose California is a world leader in manufacturing VOIP conference and desk based phones. We have been working with Polycom for over 10 years, designing many of their most successful products.

White Box Designs most recent project is the VVX 600, 500, 400 and 300 Business Media Phones. Designed to be Polycom’s next generation of desktop phones, the design needed to evolve the existing SoundPoint IP family design language to be more contemporary and have enhanced performance. Key elements like the three vertical bands and silver accent color were carried through to achieve this goal. The design for the VVX 600 and 500 also includes a touch screen with buttons for high use functions only, such as dialing, home and audio control.

Cray located in the Seattle area is a global supercomputer manufacture. White Box Design helped Cray design the housing for their MTA-2 supercomputer. The goal was to develop a visual design that would be an industry icon and highlights Cray’s breakthrough technology.

Watson Furniture located near Seattle in Poulsbo designs and builds distinctive office furniture with unmatched beauty, simplicity, and durability. Using research White Box Design gained a unique understanding of the market and users needs to design a cohesive seven piece line called Fusion. This included movable storage units, privacy screens and a technology cart.

Coming soon an industrial design collaboration with Avtech Tyee. Located in the Seattle area Avtech Tyee is the leader in the design, development and manufacturing of electronic systems for the aerospace industry.

Industrial Products:

Pro Mach has a network of brands located all over North America that are leading providers of industrial packaging equipment and solutions for food, beverage, household goods, and pharmaceutical companies.

White Box Design works with many Pro Mach brands to improve their design, usability and the branding of their products. These brands include Allpax located in Covington Louisiana, Axon located in Raleigh North Carolina, Matrix located in Saukville Wisconsin, Orion located in Alexandria Minnesota, Pace located in Fairfield New Jersey and Dekka, Ipak, Wexxar BEL all located here in the Vancouver area.

Coming soon an industrial design collaboration with Alpha Technologies. Located north of Seattle in Bellingham, Alpha Technologies is a leader in developing and manufacturing power based solutions for a wide range of applications.

Coming soon an industrial design collaboration with Ranpak. Located in Cleveland Ohio, Ranpak develops and manufactures paper-based packaging systems.