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Axonics Neuromodulation System

Axonics Modulation Technologies

Medical: Commercializing New Technologies

Karten Design defined and designed a streamlined ecosystem of devices that dramatically improves the patient experience around Axonics’ next-generation sacr...

SHIELD Food Inspection Platform

PECO InspX

Consumer: Driving Market Share

Karten Design reimagined a traditional manufacturing product to help PECO InspX stand out in the food inspection industry with a design driven by Silicon Valley technology....

Concerto Global Gaming Machine

Konami Gaming, Inc.

Consumer: Driving Market Share

Driven by in-depth design research around human motivation and the casino gaming ecosystem, we designed a next-generation, digitally immersive slot machine that turns traditional ga...

Connected Health Opportunity Research

Starkey Hearing Technologies

Digital Health: Defining New Revenue Opportunities

Our in-depth analysis of the emerging Connected Health movement helped Starkey identify new business trajectories to innovate within the hearing techno...

OrthoSonos™ Joint Monitor

Bruin Biometrics

Medical: Commercializing New Technology

With the first early detection system for joint deterioration, surgeons have a new tool to proactively manage knee health and minimize the impact of joint revision surgery....

Cathlete Plus TAVI Prosthesis Delivery System

JenaValve Technology

Medical: Optimizing Usability and Workflow

This redesigned loading system simplifies a challenging set-up process, supporting minimally invasive heart surgery. ...

Halo, a Made-for-iPhone Hearing Aid

Starkey Hearing

Digital Health: Optimizing Usability and Workflow

We designed Starkey’s first iPhone-compatible hearing aid to deliver users a seamless hearing experience....

Care Management Solution

Endotronix

Digital Health: Empowering Behavior Change and Compliance

We’re helping to create a patient-centric care ecosystem, using digital and sensing technology to enable proactive heart failure management from the comfort of h...

Artizan Expressions Dental Cabinetry

Midmark

Medical: Optimizing Usability and Workflow

Focusing on the whole patient, not just their teeth, many dentists are looking for ways to ease patient fears by create a welcoming environment that downplays dental procedures and ...

Voyce Smart Pet Collar

i4C Innovations

Consumer: Making New Technology Accessible

Karten Design used our knowledge of consumer electronics and wearable health technology to design the world’s most sophisticated wearable device for pets. ...

Vessix Renal Denervation System

Boston Scientific

Medical: Commercializing New Technology

Our design helped Vessix commercialize its new treatment for drug-resistant hypertension and sell the company to Boston Scientific for $425 million....

Heart Coach App

USC Center for Body Computing

Digital Health: Empowering Behavior Change and Compliance

We imagined the first app to give heart failure patients data from their ICDs to help them live longer and stay out of the hospital. ...

S Series With Sweep™ Technology

Starkey

Medical: Optimizing Usability and Workflow

The hearing industry’s first touch control makes it easy for users to control their hearing aids with discrete, natural gestures....

AliveCor Heart Monitor

AliveCor

Digital Health: Empowering Behavior Change and Compliance

We helped design the first FDA-cleared device to let patients monitor their heart rhythm through a smart phone....

Patient Experience Research

Avery Dennison

Medical: Defining New Revenue Opportunities

Our insights on patient interactions with the healthcare system helped Avery evaluate a new business opportunity....

Metria Wearable Sensor

Vancive Medical Technologies

Digital Health: Empowering Behavior Change and Compliance

The first wireless sensor that is comfortable to wear for a whole week, Metria helps people capture patterns in their vital signs to improve the...

Surflink™ Media Streamer

Starkey

Consumer: Creating New Revenue Streams

This wireless accessory improves the home entertainment experience for hearing aid users and their loved ones. ...

Surflink™ Remote

Starkey

Medical: Defining New Revenue Opportunities

Providing a new way to interact with Starkey’s hearing aids, the Surflink™ Remote is part of a new line of hearing aid accessories......

Corporate Health and Wellness Innovation

Eastman Chemical Company

Medical: Empowering Behavior Change and Compliance

We envisioned solutions to engage employees in corporate health and wellness initiatives, inspiring behavior change. ...

Food Management Innovation

Ziploc (SC Johnson)

Consumer: Answering Unmet Needs

Design Research and Innovation helps Ziploc achieve organic growth in a new product category. ...

LifeStudio Hard Drive Family

Hitachi GST

Consumer: Answering Unmet Needs

While other hard drives compete on specifications and price, Karten Design’s innovations change the game....

Bluetooth Communications Headset Line

Jabra

Consumer: Making New Technology Accessible

Karten Design fueled the hands-free phenomenon with our award-winning design language that changed the way that cellular headsets were worn and used....

Time Empowerment Research

Johnson Controls, Inc.

Consumer: Defining What's Next

People have more demands on their time than ever before. Johnson Controls wanted its products to empower time solutions....

Smart Work Exploration

Samsung

Consumer: Defining What's Next

Research on the evolving relationship between management, individuals, and technology is helping Samsung develop office products that are more relevant to customer needs. ...

CoolGard 3000

Alsius

Medical: Commercializing New Technologies

Karten Design transformed a bulky prototype into a marketable product that launched a medical start-up....

Country Music Headphones

Confidential

Consumer: Creating New Revenue Streams

Karten Design captured the spirit of country music with headphones that unite fans around commonly held values. ...

Zen Cordless Prophy

Discus Dental

Medical: Optimizing Usability and Workflow

This cordless dental tooth-polishing tool reduces hand strain for dental hygienists....

Point of Care Market Research

Iris Diagnostics

Medical: Defining New Revenue Opportunities

Karten Design’s research informed our client’s business strategy....

Cautionary Visions

Karten Concept Project

Consumer: Defining What's Next

Disturbing concepts beg the question, just because we can, does it mean we should?...

Ikan Kitchen Scanner

Ikan Technologies

Consumer: Making New Technology Accessible

The Ikan is a time-saving electronic device that allows users to order groceries from the same place they manage their food - the kitchen....

Spyder Avant Goggle System

Kingman

Consumer: Driving Market Share

Our designs for paintball accessories take aim at the competition....

DownWithDenim.org

GOOD Magazine, USC Center for Body Computing

Consumer: Empowering Behavior Change and Compliance

In Los Angeles County, where one in five kids is obese, we targeted motivation to create incentives for healthy behavior....

Entertainment Headphone Line

Vizio

Consumer: Creating New Revenue Streams

A line of fashion-inspired headsets takes Vizio beyond the TV and give customers new avenues for entertainment and self expression....

Iricell Automated Laboratory System

Iris Diagnositcs

Medical: Driving Market Share

This bold design makes a statement in the laboratory setting....

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