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tool. helps clients connect with customers in refreshing, thought-provoking and impactful ways. We work with major global brands, entrepreneurial startups and organizations of all sizes to achieve all sorts of innovative breakthroughs.

For more than 14 years, tool. has helped clients deliver on brand promises. We employ ethnographic / empathic research, user-driven design, inventive engineering, rapid prototyping and manufacturing support methodologies to produce big wins.

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Harvard Medical School

Design with the Brain in Mind

Thank you to the Harvard Medical School for a fascinating day of presentations from world class researchers...

Staples Space-Saver Shredder

Staples asked tool. to explore one of their most important product categories -- paper shredders. As...

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Congratulations to our friends at MakerBot on the launch of the Replicator Mini and the MakerBot 3D...


Yakima Hitch Rack Family

tool. and Yakima worked side-by-side on a dynamic reboot of their hitch-mount bike rack family. tool...

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