Soft Goods Design Portfolio

We have deep expertise in a variety of soft good product development projects from sports equipment, to connected wearables, and medical devices.

Soft Goods Expertise

We have deep soft goods expertise across multiple industries and device types, helping clients do the following:

  • Advising on the best use of various textiles, including unstable knits, stable knits, stable wovens, and technical fabrics.
  • Creating prototypes to test and refine textile-based products.
  • Specializing in limited-run production for niche market needs.
  •  Integrating electronic components into wearable connected textile products for IoT, AI, AR etc..
  • Conducting comprehensive tests like ingress, environmental, stretch, and lifecycle analysis.
  • Designing attractive and protective packaging for textile products.
  • Facilitating effective communication and collaboration with manufacturers.
  • Leading design efforts, supporting manufacturing processes, and troubleshooting equipment

View Our Soft Goods Project Expertise:

Medical device with electronic integration

SoloRolo Context 3; woman using solorolo on her lower back against the wall in the gym

Concept to Volume Manufacturing in 9 months.

“Design 1st’s designers and engineers demonstrated the right creativity and technical understanding, managing the entire product design process from idea to manufacturing.”

John Pathrose, Founder

Benchmodel Prototype: Carry-on luggage concept

Logistics and transport: Rugged Environment Soft Good Enclosure with Electronics

Concept Sketch: Industrial Airflow Device with Soft Good membrane

Concept Sketches: Wearable connected glove with sensor integration for making music

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Audio Design

From award-winning HiFi equipment to alarm systems, and phones, we have the experties to integrate audio into your next project.

Robotics and Mechanisms

Simple to robust mechanisms, and fully autonomous robotic devices, our integrated design and engineering team can meet your requirements.

Body Worn Devices

Deep wearable expertise for human-worn devices with connectivity, and comfortable ergnomic fits that the needs of your product.