Working with Design Prosody is an investment that often pays for itself in the first production run due to our intense focus on value engineering. By optimizing product design for manufacturability and cost-effectiveness, we can reduce production costs and increase efficiency, resulting in increased profitability. By working with our design team, clients can ensure that their products are not only well-designed but also optimized for scalable production without sacrificing performance.
"Up to 95% of production costs are determined in the design stage" according to a national endowment of the arts report about Industrial design.
Why Hire Us
All services provided by Design Prosody are eligible for The R&D tax credit. It is a dollar-for-dollar reduction of a company’s tax bill, based on qualified domestic expenses related to the design, development or improvement of products, processes, techniques, formulas or software. Defined under Section 41 of the Internal Revenue Code. Ask your accountant for more details. IRS Research Credit
You Pay Less
One of the biggest misconceptions is that hiring a Design Firm is expensive. In fact, working with a firm should be viewed as an investment with potentially exponential returns. Building an in-house team can be very expensive when you consider training, salary, benefits, and the time it takes to foster a cohesive team. You also have more flexibility to scale the firms engagement up or down, according to your work load. An in house team is always paid whether they are busy or not.
Better Return on Investment
Our firm is results-driven. Our reputation and continued engagement as your client are directly linked to our ability to provide you a fast ROI.
A Wider Range of Skills Available To You
Taking a product to market needs a multitude of skill sets. Building a team packed with all this talent can take months from posting a job and conducting interviews to hiring the best candidates and onboarding them to their new roles and company culture. When time is money working with a design firm, gets you instant access to a pre-established network of specialized experts who can hit the ground running
Access To The Latest Technologies & Best Practices
As members of the Industrial design Society of America, we are continuously training and attending professional events and conferences to stay on top of industry best practices and the latest developments. We come to the table with not only the expertise and knowledge but also with established partnerships, top industry technologies, and a proprietary design process. These are benefits smaller in-house teams cannot justify the expense of, or simply don’t have the bandwidth to build out.