We connect technology with people to design a better health experience.
Karten Design is a product design and innovation consultancy with over 35 years of experience. We are an industrial design firm specializing in medical devices and equipment. We partner with medical companies to build their business through design.
We leverage our team’s long history in designing consumer products to bring an added focus on people and emotion to the healthcare market. The results are medical devices and digital health solutions that emotionally engage their users. We inspire users to buy in at a deep emotional level, which motivates behavior change, increases adherence, enables better health outcomes, and ultimately improves lives.
K:D serves on boards and mentors at accelerators within numerous healthcare systems, institutes, and C-suite committees.
Our work with thought leaders gives us exposure to a broad network of entrepreneurs, investors, clinicians and academics.
With more than 30 years of experience in medical device and equipment design, K:D has developed a deep roster of experts in every medical specialty. Adoption across the ecosystem, from clinician to caregiver, is one of the biggest obstacles in medical product development. Our ability to access important voices in the ecosystem helps us design amazing medical devices and equipment that work within workflows and lead to faster adoption.
K:D works with numerous academic institutions to bring a research and design process to innovative healthcare technology. We take great engineering concepts and turn them into finished medical devices and equipment.
Karten Design has been widely recognized and awarded for our medical device designs.