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Our latest news, our biggest projects, and our best resources. Everything you need to know about hiring and working efficiently with a product development partner.

The Story of Telling Our Story

The Story of Telling Our Story

  Recently, we launched our revamped Fredricks Design company website. We are very proud to have collectively designed the layout, graphics, and functionality in-house with the assistance of our great IT support guru Nate Beighley from Vortex...

Jim Biros Marks 30 Years with Fredricks Design, Inc.!

Jim Biros Marks 30 Years with Fredricks Design, Inc.!

Today is a big day for our firm. We are celebrating the 30th anniversary of Jim Biros (the handsome guy on the right) with Fredricks Design! I run the risk of writing too much about our relationship and I do not want to embarrass Jim. He is a...

Auto Show 2015 | A Project Case Study

Auto Show 2015 | A Project Case Study

Overview All of our clients struggle with the same challenges; they have limited internal design and engineering resources, too many projects and not enough time to complete them. They are also looking for fresh insights to develop new products that build...

We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Cab

We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Cab

  I read several papers each week. Every now and then, an article hits home and prompts reflections on the changing world and our product development business. The Wall Street Journal article[1] "Uber snags a ride to China with Baidu" affirms...

Bongo: A Case Study in Blue Ocean Strategy

Bongo: A Case Study in Blue Ocean Strategy

Bongo: A Case Study in Blue Ocean Strategy We work with clients across a broad range of activities to accelerate the development of user-focused, differentiated, smart product solutions. This case study highlights the full cycle development of low-voltage...

Spontaneous Collaboration

Spontaneous Collaboration

Spontaneous Collaboration Fredricks Design has built a business on the ability to collaborate around solving product development challenges. We regularly do this using internal brainstorm sessions and structured workshops involving participants from...

A Kindergarten Mindset

A Kindergarten Mindset

Some of our best concepts sprout when we are in a kindergarten mindset. Our Clients come to us with wildly diverse challenges. Sometimes the problems are well defined and other times we are working to define the end users' needs. In either case (or...

Neocon 2014: Beanbags and Phone-booths

Neocon 2014: Beanbags and Phone-booths

A brief recap of our visit to Neocon 2014... For those who are not familiar, Neocon is an annualexposition for commercial interiors; the industry leaders (and followers) come to Chicago to showcase their latest furniture, fixtures, and materials. It can be...

Fredricks Design, Inc. 30 Years

Fredricks Design, Inc. 30 Years

Our story… This year marks the 30th anniversary of Fredricks Design, Inc. The story of our 2nd generation, family run product development business is a case study in big dreams realized through hard work, good luck, and our commitment to doing things really well....

The Story of Telling Our Story

The Story of Telling Our Story

  Recently, we launched our revamped Fredricks Design company website. We are very proud to have collectively designed the layout, graphics, and functionality in-house with the assistance of our great IT support guru Nate Beighley from Vortex...

Jim Biros Marks 30 Years with Fredricks Design, Inc.!

Jim Biros Marks 30 Years with Fredricks Design, Inc.!

Today is a big day for our firm. We are celebrating the 30th anniversary of Jim Biros (the handsome guy on the right) with Fredricks Design! I run the risk of writing too much about our relationship and I do not want to embarrass Jim. He is a...

Auto Show 2015 | A Project Case Study

Auto Show 2015 | A Project Case Study

Overview All of our clients struggle with the same challenges; they have limited internal design and engineering resources, too many projects and not enough time to complete them. They are also looking for fresh insights to develop new products that build...

We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Cab

We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Cab

  I read several papers each week. Every now and then, an article hits home and prompts reflections on the changing world and our product development business. The Wall Street Journal article[1] "Uber snags a ride to China with Baidu" affirms...

Bongo: A Case Study in Blue Ocean Strategy

Bongo: A Case Study in Blue Ocean Strategy

Bongo: A Case Study in Blue Ocean Strategy We work with clients across a broad range of activities to accelerate the development of user-focused, differentiated, smart product solutions. This case study highlights the full cycle development of low-voltage...

Spontaneous Collaboration

Spontaneous Collaboration

Spontaneous Collaboration Fredricks Design has built a business on the ability to collaborate around solving product development challenges. We regularly do this using internal brainstorm sessions and structured workshops involving participants from...

A Kindergarten Mindset

A Kindergarten Mindset

Some of our best concepts sprout when we are in a kindergarten mindset. Our Clients come to us with wildly diverse challenges. Sometimes the problems are well defined and other times we are working to define the end users' needs. In either case (or...

Neocon 2014: Beanbags and Phone-booths

Neocon 2014: Beanbags and Phone-booths

A brief recap of our visit to Neocon 2014... For those who are not familiar, Neocon is an annualexposition for commercial interiors; the industry leaders (and followers) come to Chicago to showcase their latest furniture, fixtures, and materials. It can be...

Fredricks Design, Inc. 30 Years

Fredricks Design, Inc. 30 Years

Our story… This year marks the 30th anniversary of Fredricks Design, Inc. The story of our 2nd generation, family run product development business is a case study in big dreams realized through hard work, good luck, and our commitment to doing things really well....

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