broad knowledge & deep expertise

our core competences

For over 45 years, we have been designing high-tech products for public transportation, professional electronics and high-end consumer products, medical equipment and rehabilitation, as well as graphic and interaction. We accompany our clients from all over the world from the initial idea up to the product’s market launch and further. We design products that surpass the user’s expectations and perfectly meet the manufacturing and distribution requirements – developing new concepts and shaping visions.

We love technical challenges.

Design Strategy

We join the dots

We master the art to walk in our partners’ shoes and speak the same language in order to tackle challenges from the right angle and with the right force - from the very beginning.  Our key success factor is to implement systemic innovation right into the existing framework of business, culture and capabilities. 

Industrial Design

We embrace technology

N+P designs professional, high-tech electronics in various fields. The project scale ranges from hand-held devices to multi-storied machine installations. The results are durable capital goods, that enrich portfolios legitimating investment and development. For our clients we develop single product solutions, product lines and complete portfolios.

Branding / Graphic

We brand stories

Since several years we have been helping our clients to shape and visualize their brands and values. Together with our clients, we create long-lasting identities, bringing the distinctive character of a brand to the foreground. Our comprehensive offerings include all relevant print and digital corporate tools as well as further media of communication like exhibition and motion design.

Interface / Interaction

We define experiences

Our philosophy is based on holistic solutions. Therefore we believe in interdisciplinary and cross-developed products and interfaces, which we work on simultaneously. N+P has developed several websites, social media platforms, pictograms, software applications for several systems and graphical user interfaces.

cross industry expertise

flexible capabilities

To be able to offer comprehensive one-stop solutions – we constantly expand our know-how and skillset. Deep expertise, grown in decades of experience, as well as broad interdisciplinary know-how and the willingness to think out of the box are the keys to our success.

transportation Design

We move people

N+P has a lot of experience in transportation design. Within this segment we have worked on high-speed trains, regional trains, metros, fully automated people movers as well as ships. Among the results are some of the world's most re-known and best-selling trains. In addition to the day-to day design business we constantly question the established norms and envision the future of transportation with new design concepts.

Medical / Life Sciences

We surpass standards

Medical design requires deeper technical expertise to meet the highest standards. We design while focusing on the intended user and patients alike, generating best-selling innovations. N+P has deep expertise in designing dental devices, surgical equipment as well as rehabilitation and fitness equipment.

Consumer / Home Appliences

We generate desire

The consumer electronics market is fast-paced and highly competitive. What is in today - might be outdated tomorrow. Understanding the zeitgeist is the key to create solutions for daily usage, that appeal to customers and create emotions. Our focus in this field lies in the home appliances and black goods categories.

Industry / Capital Goods

We embrace technology

N+P designs professional, high-tech electronics in various fields. The project scale ranges from hand-held devices to multi-storied machine installations. The results are durable capital goods, that enrich portfolios legitimating investment and development. For our clients we develop single product solutions, product lines and complete portfolios.

Specialized in solutions

walk the talk

We solve problems! N+P bridges the gap between theory and practice and creates solutions of any kind to generate a definite value for its clients. Methodologically based processes enable us to walk the talk. Intangible visions and tangible results.

Agile workflow and lean processes

Milestones meet designsprints

Iterations and process-oriented workflows enable us to work in context and within regulations. Furthermore they grant flexibility to react to any changes at any time. We are not afraid to take a step back in order to go two steps further. While designing we believe in dialogue and close collaboration with our clients.

custom tailored deliverables

Service meet quality

Every process is different and is always specifically developed with the client. Together we evaluate the necessary parts and realize holistic processes, that will lead to the desired and determined result. Success can be planned! We love to venture and grow into new fields, in collaboration with our clients.

Research

  • User Insights
  • Market + Competition
  • Trend Management
  • Portfolio Analysis
  • Technical Forensics
  • Ergonomics
  • ...

Strategy

  • Co-Creation
  • Branding
  • Design Guidelines
  • Product Conception
  • Portfolio / Roadmaps
  • Experience Visioning
  • ...

Product

  • Concept Studies
  • Design Development
  • Product Family Development
  • Visualization + Animation
  • Color Material Finish
  • Engineering Consultation
  • ...

Graphic

  • Logo Development
  • Corporate Design
  • Webdesign
  • Product Graphics
  • Packaging
  • Exhibition
  • ...

Interface

  • GUI Development
  • Icon Development
  • Usability/Ergonomics
  • ...

long lasting collaborations

growing and learning together

Many of our clients have been working with us for several years and decades, underlining the quality of collaboration and results. Mutual understanding and the individual focus on the specifics are our primary starting points. No two customers are alike and no two projects are the same. Together we elaborate their long-term visions and goals, plan and design complete product lines and product portfolios by applying a strategic and holistic brand approach.

Our clients range from start-ups, medium-sized businesses to the world‘s leading enterprises. All clients have one thing in common: the demand for maximum quality from concept to visual excellence.

 

Since the very first day, N+P has been developing solutions for foreign markets and cultures. Understanding the specific situation and problems is essential for us to build empathy and create relevant solutions. Curiousity and the constant will to learn and change are our key drivers.

Awards

certificates of excellence

For us, design awards are an appreciation of our teamwork together with our clients. We are looking forward to a promising future with exciting and challenging projects!

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