We are a UK-based, leading industrial design and new product development consultancy. As a renowned and specialist product development consultancy, our expertise and experience covers a wide variety of industrial design sectors. Our design portfolio includes medical/healthcare, consumer goods, industrial, and electronic.
Our team of designers are dedicated to helping companies and individuals develop the best products for their customers through our range of product design and development services.
Brightworks have been awarded for multiple projects that have been developed through our dedicated product development process and our team of talented designers. These awards have been through excellence in material usage, design and manufacturing, and innovation.
Our recent awards include the Horners Plastic Award for the Birthing Baby, which was also a finalist in the Plastic Industry Awards 2012. The Breast Pump was also a finalist in the 2011 Plastic Industry Awards.
Brightworks have a range of product design services that have been tailored to help companies and individuals develop their ideas into fully realised products. Our expertise and experience allows for our product design process to be easily adapted to suit any individual and specific requirement, no matter how complex or unique.
- creative concept generation
- user understanding
- ergonomics and product usability
- product styling and visualisation
- user interface & interaction design
- technical innovation & feasibility
- industrial design
- intellectual property generation
- new product development
- mechanical design engineering
- 3D CAD development (SolidWorks)
- model making & rapid prototyping
- design for manufacture & assembly
- materials selection & validation
- finite element analysis (FEA)
- production specification to BS8888
- supplier sourcing
- manufacturer liaison
- project management
Brightworks have a range of graphical services that can fulfill all your project requirements. Our user interface design and experience of incorporating graphics into products will insure that your display or brand identity is effectively communicated across to the user.
User interaction plays a pivotal role in our relationship with products, when complicated products tend to alienate us. Brightworks endeavor to make all designs simple and intuitive to the end user, improving the experience your customers have with the products.
We provide a comprehensive variety of design and development services. Our complete range of design and development services covers the full spectrum of new product design and innovation requirements. Examples of our projects can be found on our portfolio page.
Our detailed design development includes:
- 3D part modelling
- Complex surface modelling
- Advanced assemblies
- Sheet metal design
- Plastic part design
- Mechanisms and gears
- Finite Element Analysis
- 2D engineering drawings
Brighworks have extensive experience in designing and producing a range of prototypes that can be used to validate mechanical principles, provide fully functional visual models, or for verification prior to tooling investment for production.
Our in-depth knowledge of multiple production processes allows us to design products with minimal disruption when transferring the design to the tooling stage.
Our design for manufacturing services: -
- Design for manufacture & assembly
- Material selection & validation
- Supply of 3D data
- Production Specification
- Engineering drawings
- Jigs and fixture design
- Supplier sourcing
- Manufacturing liaison
- Drug delivery devices and combination products
- Health monitoring and wearable wireless devices
- Orthopaedic devices and surgical instruments
- Clinical training equipment
- Patient monitoring and management
- Consumer healthcare
- Pharmaceutical/drug packaging
- Building and construction products
- Offshore and marine product engineering
Mechanical and civil engineering products
- Hi-tech electronics and telecommunications equipment
- Special purpose machines
- Professional tools and equipment
- Test equipment and jigs & fixtures