In good company

DesignEdge was established in 1992 and has a proven track record for award-winning and commercially successful product development. We are located in Stow-cum-Quy, three miles east of Cambridge, the great University city and near the A14 with plenty of on-site car parking. DesignEdge can launch your product idea into reality. Our aim is to combine innovation and styling excellence to add value and reduce your assembly, materials and part costs. Working with DesignEdge can open up new design possibilities and provide you with the competitive edge, to find out more contact us to start your project.

  • ELIMINATA® Energy Savers use ‘Plug-in and Forget’ smart technology to adapt to existing office appliances and deliver quick pay back – often within 12 months. DesignEdge’s awareness of market requirements, in-depth knowledge of high-volume manufacture and understanding of technological innovation combined with extensive polymer knowledge was the key to the project’s success. Our eyes were opened to new possibilities and we will be working with DesignEdge on our next generation of energy reducing products.”

    John Halfpenny | Co-Founder | ERP
  • “DisplayLink is a chip and software company whose technology is used in products from the world’s leading PC and peripheral brands. Our DisplayLink XR technology enables a wireless VR experience, freeing the user from a long cable tether while delivering uncompromising video quality and latency indistinguishable from a wired solution. DisplayLink was looking to build a wireless VR adapter to demonstrate the technology and employed the services of DesignEdge who share our passion for creating beautiful products. The distinctive design is a careful balance of the requirements for thermal management, ergonomic, aesthetic, manufacturability, functionality and performance. DesignEdge presented a number of initial concepts that demonstrated their understanding of our needs. The considerable knowledge and experience of the team at DesignEdge allowed the concept to quickly evolved into a fully functional reference design fit for small volume production. The product has gone on to be the centre stage attraction at our stand at CES 2018 and helped promote wireless VR.”

    Jason Young | Hardware Engineering Manager | DisplayLink (UK) Limited
  • Design for us is as important as functionality. We manufacture premium end inkjet printers and want to produce products that are stylish and have a distinctive feel. Design is important to us but this isn’t the case industry wide. Many companies still see cutting out design as a way to cut costs. But with stylish products on the market this can only be to our advantage”

    Heather Kendle | Marketing Director | Inca
  • Design Edge and ARC Medical Design have been working closely for a number of years to develop innovative medical products for identifying precancerous lesions in screening colonoscopy. Design Edge has a highly experienced team dedicated to creating novel solutions to difficult problems. Their approach of combining thought provoking simple and beautiful designs that can be mass produced for a worldwide market is why ARC has chosen them for all their design work.” EndoCuff™ has won a number of prestigious design awards including the Industrial Product Design of the Year category of the Plastics Industry Awards 2013, dedicated to rewarding innovation and exceptional performance to the best designers within the polymer field. Also the coveted Red Dot award in 2012 and a silver award in the A’ Design Awards and was a finalist in the Design Week and D&AD awards.

    Mr Patrick Axon | Technical Director | ARC Medical Design
  • Customers have since commented on how great the product looks, so we’re now in no doubt that using outside good designers with the right experience was the right thing to do.” Racelogic VBOX technology is now used by almost every car manufacturer and tyre company in the world for testing and DriftBox is the first vehicle performance meter with the ability to measure drift angle. Winning the Queen’s Award for Enterprise is the highest honour which can be bestowed on a UK business; it is considered the equivalent of a ‘corporate knighthood!’

    Chris Smith | Technical Director | Racelogic
  • Our product range has evolved through acquisition so had a very disparate look. Our latest launch, our biggest ever, gave us the opportunity to put some design thought into the range and then follow it through everything we do. Although our products are for industrial use it’s important that they look like the ground-breaking pieces of engineering that they are. DesignEdge’s great understanding of our sector and also the way they bring good looks into a design – often pushing the boundaries further than we would have considered in-house – has resulted in a fantastic looking range of which we can definitely be proud and stand out from the competition.”

    Robert Pulford | Group Development Director | Domino Printing Sciences
  • We started working with DesignEdge about 5 years ago and their involvement has transformed our business. DesignEdge has the unique ability to combine sound and efficient engineering design solutions with imaginative and distinctive product appearance. Every aspect of their work is well informed, meticulously executed and always underpinned by their experience in the cost-effective transfer of design into the reality of production. We now regard DesignEdge as a critical and integral part of our company and our future success.

    Maurice Bowe | Managing Director | Objective Imaging