Hundreds of partners and dozens of awards -

across a variety of markets.

Proudly serving you since 1980.

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RKS and MBA group in front of RKS Guitars
Over the years, RKS has been a proud recipient of numerous industry awards. Our employees and leadership team are among the best in the industry, and these accomplishments reflect the talent of our employees, our collaborative & open environment, our P/A process, and the commitment we have to creating innovative, human-centered products.

RKS Markets

Medical Device Design

As a top medical device product design company and medical device development and engineering firm we offer a comprehensive level of service. Whether creating new a medical device or re-imagining an existing one, our medical device company assists at all stages of the product life cycle. We use our unique human-centered design-thinking process to solve complex problems that address medical device design, product engineering, brand, and regulatory issues. Our development team can also assist with medical device manufacturing. Our cross-disciplinary specialists, researchers, designers, and engineers leverage their deep experience within multiple industries and technologies to spark creative and innovative solutions. Over the years, we have developed and implemented design, engineering, and development work in a diverse set of categories: drug device delivery, handheld surgical device, human factors and usability testing, intellectual property support, medical device development, mobile medical device, patient monitoring, rehabilitation device, consumer healthcare device, diagnostic device, and digital interface design. We offer services in research, product design, industrial design, engineering, development, and experience design. At a more granular level, we also provide services in product definition, technology roadmap development, future concept development, interface design, user research design, usability testing, engineering development and verification, design for CLIA certification, proof of concept prototyping, beta prototyping, ISO 13485 compliance, FDA compliance, and intellectual property support.
Product: AmgenDrug delivery solution to provide migraineurs with peace of mind and the ability to treat debilitating headaches effectively.
Product: CueTruly wireless headphones with hybrid driver technology for uncompromised sound.

Consumer Product Design

Over the years we have developed and implemented work in convenience, shopping, speciality, and unsought consumer products. For each type of consumer product and service we’ve worked in various industries, such as technology, CPG, and sustainability. As a full-service consumer product and service design firm, we offer services in research, product design, industrial design, and experience design. We also provide specialized services in product definition, technology roadmap creation, future concept creation, interface design, user research, usability testing, engineering verification, proof of concept prototyping, beta prototyping, intellectual property support, and more. RKS is a leading human-centered consumer product innovation, design, development, and engineering firm. Whether creating new consumer products and services or improving existing ones, we assist at all stages of a product’s life cycle. We use our advanced psycho-aesthetic framework to solve complex problems that address design, engineering, brand, and regulatory issues. Our cross-disciplinary specialists, researchers, designers, and engineers leverage their deep understanding of multiple industries and technologies to spark creative and innovative solutions.

Industrial Equipment Design

We’ve designed, developed and engineering hundreds of products for industrial purposes. We’ve worked in various industries, such as manufacturing, technology, CPG, and sustainability. As a full-service industrial product design firm, we offer services in research, product design, industrial design, and service design. We also provide specialized services in product definition, technology roadmap creation, future concept creation, interface design, user research, usability testing, engineering verification, proof of concept prototyping, beta prototyping, intellectual property support, and more. RKS is a forty-year old industrial design, innovation, development, and engineering firm. Our deep experience in designing industrial products can be seen around the world. As a full service firm, we can assist creating new industrial designs or improving existing ones, at all stages of a product’s life cycle. Among our key advantages is our own advanced framework, psycho-aesthetics. We use this framework to solve complex problems that address design, engineering, brand, and regulatory issues. This framework has been taught at Harvard, and design schools around the United States. Our interdisciplinary specialists, researchers, designers, and engineers leverage this framework and their deep understanding of multiple industries and technologies to spark creative and innovative solutions.
Product: IGT Poker BartopInnovative Poker Bartop for an enhanced gaming experience.
Product: BigBox PlayA robust low-tech system that provides children with the ability to advance through creative play.

CPG Packaging Design and Development

Considered one of the top product packaging design companies and CPG packaging and branding companies in the world, we have developed and implemented work across industries. Our client list in consumer packaged goods (CPG) includes companies in the food, beverage, office, cleaning, automotive, and sustainable packaging spaces. These consumer packaged good companies range from Fortune 500 companies, to innovative young startups. Similarly, we’ve worked at various stages of CPG and packaging design lifecycles. As a full-service logo and packaging design company, we offer services in branding, logos, design, research, industrial design, experience design, and digital design. We also have a team of experts that provide more specialized services in definition, technology roadmap creation, future concept creation, user research, usability testing, engineering verification, proof of concept prototyping, beta prototyping, intellectual property support, and more. RKS is a forty-year-old comprehensive food packaging agency, that specializes in design, development, and engineering firm. Over our long history we’ve created and improved both CPG product and their packaging, and we assist at all stages of a CPG life cycle. We use our advanced psycho-aesthetic framework to solve complex packaging problems that address design, engineering, brand, and regulatory issues. Our cross-disciplinary specialists, researchers, designers, and engineers leverage their deep understanding of multiple industries and technologies to spark creative and innovative solutions to our clients’ problems.

Consumer Appliances Design

Durables are typically some of the most important and expensive purchases made by consumers. As the market for durables has become more competitive, good design has become paramount in winning customers. Over the years we have developed and implemented work on appliances with companies of various sizes, from Fortune 500 companies to innovative young startups. Together we’ve designed and developed category-defining products. As a full-service firm, we can design a new durable product from scratch, or redesign and/or reposition an existing product to better meet consumer needs and market demand. We offer services in research, and industrial, user experience, and digital design. We also have a team of experts that provide more specialized services in definition, technology roadmap creation, future concept creation, user research, usability testing, engineering verification, proof of concept prototyping, beta prototyping, intellectual property support, and more. RKS is a forty-year-old comprehensive innovation, design, development, and engineering firm. Over our long history we’ve created and improved CPG, and we assist at all stages of a CPG life cycle. We use our advanced psycho-aesthetic framework to solve complex problems that address design, engineering, brand, and regulatory issues. Our cross-disciplinary specialists, researchers, designers, and engineers leverage their deep understanding of multiple industries and technologies to spark creative and innovative solutions to our clients’ problems.
Product: FloWaterA more premium, refreshing, and sustainable alternative to disposable water.

Talis

In office analyzer solution that will transform the future of Women’s health by enabling time-critical diagnostic results.

Child Safety Network

Repositioning a brand in its 30th year to help appeal to millennial parents and facilitate fundraising to ensure the safety of kids.

KOR One

Personal hydration with style to eliminate the use of disposable water bottles and ensure a brighter future.

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