Tell us about your product design idea in a creative brief and we'll share it with our design community.


Get connected to the top industrial design talent with relevant experience and expertise.


Collaborate on the product design and end up with manufacture-ready technical files.

Bring your product to market faster than ever.

The design process we've created on the Red Clay platform is the fastest path from idea to market that you can find. All designs, communication, revisions and feedback are centrally located on the platform. Plus, we find and review the talent and handle all the admin, accounting and legal hassles. 

Focus on your business while we deliver fully-formed industrial design in eight weeks flat. 


Access our curated community of top design talent .

We've developed a highly-curated community of industrial designers with a wide range of subject matter expertise and professional experience. Plus, each designer's portfolio is detailed to clearly demonstrate their particular capabilities. Combine this with our behind-the-scenes matching algorithm and you're guaranteed to find the right designer for your specific design needs. 

Let us find you the perfect match.

We handle the details for seamless collaboration. 

All communication and collaboration happens in the platform. You'll be able to select your designers, chat and share feedback and view files and revisions. We even offer standard legal and NDA agreements within the platform - or you can upload your own. When your project is finished you'll have access to our network of prototyping and manufacturing partners to usher you seamlessly to the next step. 

Get a peek behind the curtain in a demo of the platform. 

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    “Red Clay is the foundation [on] which our new product will stand - forever... We WILL be using Red Clay for ALL of our product design.”

    - Phil Weiner, CEO and founder of UrbnEarth

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    “Red Clay was a tremendous resource for us. I had a breadth of options and choices, and it made reviews really simple. We had to say no to a few designs we liked because we filled our slots. If it was a buffet, we left full.”

    - Julian Wan, Merchandising and Fab.com

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    “I love the Red Clay platform! What they have designed is a perfect visual representation of what I had in my mind… the designs have propelled me and the business forward in terms of achieving our current goals.”

    - Kevin Hudson, Founder of StoriTech/StoriCups

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    “The design is everything I dreamed of, and Red Clay was super easy to use.”

    - NaChe Thompson, Founder and CEO of Noki

  • “Red Clay aligned perfectly with the Lean Canvas model... [and] my design team had experience with getting my kind of product built.”

    - Corey Boelkens, Founder and CEO of HumbleDiver

Learn how these Red Clay clients leveraged our platform.

The Startup

UnaliWear had an unusual request for a tech company: design a smart watch that your grandma would understand how to use, and actually wear.

The Beloved Brand

Dillard's department store saw a huge opportunity for growth in homewares for Millennial shoppers, but needed fresh, new designs to win them over.

The Online Innovator

Moving away from flash sales of hard-to-find designer home goods, the online retailer launched an initiative to design its own private collections.

Are you ready to bring your product to life?

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Brand Sign-up

Great to meet another visionary!

Fill out these basic account details and let's get you started on the platform.

Once you kick-off your project, you'll be introduced to our great designers and creativity can commence.

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Thank you for your interest in joining the Red Clay Design Community.

Applying to our community is simple and only takes a few minutes.

First, give us a little information about yourself, and then share some images of your best work. We’ll take a look and get back to you soon.

We're excited to see what you can do!

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