Ultimate Ears came to Material ConneXion in search of a material for their new social speaker, the UE Boom. They wanted to innovate classic speakers by creating a new product that was durable, waterproof and omnidirectional for all users in any space to enjoy.
Material ConneXion's team led the material and implementation strategy to rethink Citi's design of its Prestige Card. The challenge was finding new materials and processes that could be leveraged within the tight constraints of international payment systems.
Looking to drastically reduce its environmental footprint, Puma needed expert advice on sustainable materials for the groundbreaking redesign of its traditional sneaker packaging.
Former BMW Design Director Chris Bangle wanted to pursue his idea of creating a fabric-skinned car. He was seeking out materials that were lighter, more flexible and required less production energy than traditional metal skins.
Looking to reinvigorate their signature Hotpan product and bring excitement to their customer base, Swiss housewares company Kuhn Rikon sought out Material ConneXion to research and identify material alternatives that met Kuhn Rikon’s performance characteristics, and possessed a new aesthetic appeal.