About Us

We specialize in the design and engineering of products and experiences from our studio in San Francisco, California. Our team closely partners with clients to create highly successful products and experiences across diverse categories including consumer electronics, medical, biotech, scientific, fitness, wellness, transportation, home goods, entertainment, robotics, and automation.

Whipsaw’s creations are known for producing substantial business success for large corporations like Avaya, Aristocrat, Bosch, Brita, Cisco, Ford, GE, Google, Haier, Intel, Leitz, Merck, Motorola, Nike, Olympus, Samsung, Sony, Trane, and TP-Link plus startups like Blumio, Tonal, and Tile.

Founded in 1999, Whipsaw has worked with over 250 client partners; designed over 500 products; won more than 300 design awards, and granted over 300 patents. Whipsaw has creations in the Smithsonian Institution Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, The Henry Ford Museum and is ranked among the top five design firms in the world by Fast Company.

We're also proud members of Nostos, a community of like-minded indies coming together to support one another and offer clients a full 360 of marketing and tech expertise.