Our Capabilities

“Research, prototyping & production. We have the right tools to meet any product brief”

Innovation Research & Design Strategies

Ethnographic Research

Observing situations, analysing challenges and identifying opportunities

  • Observation and situational ethnographic research
  • Personas, stakeholder mapping and analysis
  • Journey mapping, task analysis, and critical thinking exercises
  • Market, trend, and opportunity identification
  • Test the solution

Ideation Workshops & Creative Spaces

Building solutions, testing assumptions and identifying routes forward

  • Ideation workshops in-house or at our Miami and Hong Kong product design studios.
  • Collaborative, creative workspaces to share and build ideas
  • Concept sprints, creative matrices, and team concept building
  • Modelling, mock-ups, storyboarding and prototyping

Electronic Product Development & Enclosure Design

Electronics Prototyping

  • PCB layout design, verification & validation
  • System architecture design
  • Schematic design
  • Electronics prototype testing
  • Thermal modeling
  • Design for manufacturing verification

Industrial Design for PCB Enclosures

  • Aesthetics Design Detail
  • 3D CAD Enclosure Modelling
  • Electronic Housing Design
  • Inner Electronic Structure Design
  • Sample Enclosure Production
  • Electronic Manufacture & Production

SLA Prototyping

  • Multiple resins available to match material needs, such as heat, flex and stretch
  • Rapid turnaround and well suited to higher volumes
  • Low cost

FDM Prototyping

  • Various polymers available, such as Ceramic, Glass Filled, TPE, ABS, PLA
  • Well suited to structural and performance testing
  • Very low cost
  • Rapid turnaround

Rapid Injection Moulding

  • Compatible with 3D printed moulds or machined inserts
  • Well suited to small components
  • Provides testing of production polymers
  • Useful for validating material specific performance, i.e flammability, tensile or flexural strength

Silicone and PU Casting

  • Available with either Silicone or PU materials
  • Utilises 3D printed moulds
  • Food safe materials available
  • Allows for stretchable or flexible components
  • Produces custom seals and diaphragm components

Rapid Machining

  • Used with common materials and Polymers, such as Aluminium and ABS
  • Useful for early CE and compliance testing without tooling
  • Provides consumer durable components and parts
  • Can be used for initial batch production

Pre-production Modelling

  • Pattern design and development
  • Well suited to small components
  • Materials testing and sourcing

Prototyping & Golden samples

  • Pattern design and development
  • Aesthetics Design Detail

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

“Oliver’s eye for design and detail is second to none. Shark Design is extremely well positioned due to their extensive experience in not only design but also manufacturing. We visit their facilities both in the USA, Hong Kong and China, an extremely impressive operation.”

John Gennaro President, Twin Star Productions

“Shark Designs attention to detail and execution is top class managing to execute from design stages to shipping to us within four months.”

Andrew Bosway Product Development Manager, 4Ocean

“Oliver is one of the most innovative product designers with meticulous precision on making best in class products. His design company and business skills are at an exceptional international level and it’s always a great pleasure to work with him.”

Tobi Doeringer President, Mascotte

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