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Thread Design and Development

Thread is a product design consultancy. We integrate expert textiles knowledge with traditional product design.

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Thread help clients expand ideas, identify practical solutions, and design effective products that deliver business value and real-world impact.

Our expertise and experience extends to both conventional and technical materials and processes, allowing us to produce practical designs built on our extensive understanding of the capabilities, benefits and limits of materials.

While we enjoy being involved from the start of the creative process, we can contribute to individual elements at any stage during the design and development of a product.

Our technical expertise and enthusiasm for what we do is a big part of what defines us, and we’ve collaborated with designers, engineering consultancies, manufacturers, brands and startups to create inspiring products.

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Prototyping

Thread Design and Development

Making is at the heart of most projects at Thread. Ideas can be generated, tested, proven, demonstrated and communicated through prototyping, and this is especially important with textiles. For manufacture, a sample is vital to ensure clear communication of the construction, and the quality required.

Work

Kinneir Dufort: medical device pouches

medical pouch leather diabetes

For the last 5 years Thread have been working with Kinneir Dufort, providing design support, fabric sourcing, prototyping and manufacture data for soft medical products they design for leading international healthcare clients

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Leckey Leeway: soft support design

Leckey Design Healthcare Medical

Soft support design gives firm postural care

People

Sam Ghazaros

Sam Ghazaros

Sam loves technical problem solving. From designing a ventilation system for high-performance outdoor clothing to developing aids for disabled children. He's happy so long as there is a problem that would benefit from a solution.

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