4139Design is an industrial design and development consultancy focused on small to medium, consumer product brands. I offer consulting services in consumer product, packaging and POP design, development, sourcing, production, IP navigation and marketing. Everyday, I strive to enable my clients’ success by creating innovative, client-driven solutions to problems in all aspects of design, development and project management. I make your products more salable, so you have the freedom to concentrate on your strengths (sales, marketing, or whatever else is needed). Contact me to discuss your next project, rob(at)4139design.com.
• BEAUTIFUL • INNOVATIVE • FUNCTIONAL • SUSTAINABLE • INTUITIVE • ENDURING •
My goals are innovative solutions and to make all of my customers repeat clients, through results that match the client’s true needs.
About Rob Nathan
4139Design is me, Rob Nathan. I am an award-winning, freelance industrial designer with a diverse education, wide skill set and varied experience. I have been in the design field since 1997, and have worked as an in-house and freelance designer and developer in the US and Canada. I have been instrumental in bringing numerous products from concept to retail, with projects ranging from footwear to housewares and trade show booths.
SNEWS BOB Award 2010, Winter Outdoor Retailer Booth
Outside Magazine's favorite footwear of the summer, 2010, SOLE Sport Flips
Best footwear award, first ever OTS Novel Innovations Awards , 2010, SOLE Sport Flips
"I.D." Magazine 55th Annual Design Review 2009, Honorable Mention (Consumer Products) SOLE Sport Flips
"I.D." Magazine 48th Annual Design Review 2002, Bronze (Student Work) LAB/Assistant
"I.D." Magazine 46th Annual Design Review 2000, Silver (Student Work) RC Ice Boat Frostbite
"Print" Magazine, 1999, Volume LII: IV, Burton Trade Shows
POPAI Outstanding Merchandising Achievement Award, 1998, Burton POP Display
Board of Directors - British Columbia Industrial Design Association (BCID)
Board of Directors - Association of Canadian Industrial Designers (ACID), representative of BCID.
Past member of OIA Eco-Working Group.