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Acumen Design Associates


Beyond Design

We design pioneering products and extraordinary brand experiences that transform the way people live and move.

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We work together with like-minded clients and partners to shape big ideas into reality with thoughtful and inspired design.

Inventive Spirit

We are an accomplished team of innovators, designers and visionaries that are not afraid to question and challenge the status quo.

Our Work

Innovative and practical. Our work challenges the status quo.


From world-class airlines to cruise lines. From start-ups to renowned brands.
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Forbes rates Firefly as one of the best health tech gadgets of 2017

Firefly is a wearable that helps accelerate sports recovery after exercise and minor injury. It’s portable, has no leads or wires, and is worn behind the knee. Once attached, it delivers painless electrical impulses to gently activate the muscles of the lower leg to increase blood circulation.

Acumen Design Associates has been recognised at the prestigious London Design Awards 2016, winning awards for its pioneering design work on both the geko® and firefly® devices. Taking home awards in two separate categories: the firefly® device won Gold in the Sport & Active Lifestyle category, whilst geko® was awarded Silver for Best Medical Product Design, and no doubt raises…

BBC News interview Acumen CEO & founder Ian Dryburgh

In this exclusive live interview with the BBC, Ian Dryburgh, CEO and Founder of Acumen Design Associates lifts the lid on the innovations that have come from the Acumen studio, from premium aircraft interiors to life sciences and even round paper towels!