For 24 years, Stuart Karten Design has been translating a rich knowledge of its clients’ markets and customers into products that change industries. Offering a full spectrum of industrial design capabilities, from strategic planning and concept development to product design and engineering, SKD’s refined designs merge technical advancements, brand objectives and aesthetic distinction for clients in a broad range of industries.
SKD is a full-service industrial design firm distinguished by its research-driven approach to design that builds business considerations into its process. Bridging commerce with creativity, SKD’s expertise in trend forecasting, brand positioning, and user analysis grounds its creative thinking in real-world business scenarios, leading to sophisticated results that combine functional advancements and beauty of form.
Designing from a studio near the beach in Los Angeles, the relevance and timeliness of SKD’s designs reflect its location at the epicenter of new trends and cultural developments and ensure that its work is at the cutting edge. The combination of this dynamic environment and client-centered philosophy results in products at the forefront of their industries that succinctly articulate their brand, user and technology.