Industrial Design Consultancy Ltd (IDC)

We specialise in industrial product design here at Industrial Design Consultancy. Our aim is to use our 35 years of experience and work with our clients to develop products that are both successful and profitable. We pride ourselves in developing your product safely and efficiently thought every stage and work along side your own team.

We carry out industrial product design work in a variety of areas including consumer products, commercial and industrial equipment, packaging and transportation and medical device design.

Our services include:

  • Brand Development
  • R&D and Patents
  • User Insight
  • Electronics
  • Concept Generation
  • Tooling and Moulding
  • Sustainable Design
  • Regulatory Support
  • Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Rapid Prototyping


Brand Development

We realise that brands are an important part of everyday life and are much more than just logos and packaging. Our brand development includes designing for established brand as well as building new brands.

We use our understanding of brand values, experience and understanding of the company and its products to enable companies to build and define their brand. We pride ourselves in the way that we support our clients in their product and brand development and work alongside in house communications, media teams and agencies to create a trusted brand.

Brand Development

Product Innovation

We strive to gain understanding of both users and consumers to enable us to get a unique user insight, which is key to our product innovation.  

Our product innovation means that we can create products that enhance the lives of people and gain their loyalty.

Our range of research techniques include:

  • Ethnography

  • Interviews

  • Observation

  • Scenario building

  • Storyboards

  • Desk research

Product Innovation

Concept Generation

An important stage of the product development is the concept generation stage. This is where our skilled and experienced design team generate designs to fulfil the requirements of each client and produce prototypes to be tested and evaluated.

Our generated concepts are presented in a variety of ways to enable evaluation and understanding, these include: 


  • Brainstorm sketches
  • Storyboard illustrations
  • Card and foam models
  • 2D rendered sketches
  • 3D computer graphics
  • Photo-realistic images
  • Painted and finished block models
Concept Generation

Sustainable Design

The challenging task of sustainable design is an area that we have a range of strategies to enable us to help our clients at any stage of the design process.

Our services for implementing and creating product design include:

  • Sustainable Design Strategies
  • Green Technology Development
  • Environmental Legislation & Regulation Compliance
  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Services
  • Materials & Processes Research
  • Supplier Sustainability Audits
Sustainable Design

Rapid Prototyping

We have a problem solving approach to our model making and prototype shop. No job is too small, we will happily provide rough models as well as finely detailed functional models for initial feedback. We are able to carry out rapid prototyping work for any schedule or challenge as required.

Our IDC Models provide:

  • Viper SLA machine for rapid prototyping, as well as conventional & CNC milling machines
  • Traditional model making
  • Vacuum casting and assembly
  • Painting & finishing 
Rapid Prototyping

Industrial Design Consultancy Ltd (IDC) Overview