Whipsaw is a product and experience design company located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Whipsaw partners with clients to create products that enrich the human experience and drive business results by leveraging the team’s expertise in strategy, industrial design, digital design, mechanical engineering, and branding. Whipsaw’s capabilities help clients not only define strategies - but also bring to market physical and digital products at scale.
For over 20-years, Whipsaw has partnered with some of the world’s most ambitious brands in consumer electronics, medical, scientific, computing, housewares, and robotics industries including Google, Uber, Ford, Nike, Samsung, Meta, Brita, Abbott, Tile, and Tonal. Whipsaw has been granted over 500 patents; and introduced over 1000 products to market.
Whipsaw is known for creating products that break through the noise with solutions that are beautiful, functional, unique,, timeless, and simple. For this work, Whipsaw has been recognized with over 300 major design awards, including Red Dot, iF, IDEA, Medical Design Excellence Awards, Gmarks, and D&AD. Whipsaw’s work has been featured in the Smithsonian Institution Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, The Henry Ford Museum, and the V&A Museum . Fast Company ranked Whipsaw among the Top 5 design firms in the world and selected Dan Harden, Whipsaw founder and principal designer, as “One of the 100 Most Creative People in Business.”
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