Designed for Innovation



For over 40 years, HSD has been integrating insight, experience, and innovation with user needs & client core competencies to develop products that improve the human experience.

“HSD’s team is exceptional to work with. Our relationship spans over 10 years, during which HSD has helped us develop many successful and award-winning products. The designers and engineers understand our users and are truly passionate about our products.”

Douglas Canfield

President, Canfield Scientific, Inc.


Thought Leadership

Aesthetics in the Design Process

Aesthetics in the Design Process

The medical device and life science industries have traditionally taken their design cues from other industries, such as automotive, consumer products, and commercial applications. In some ways, they still do. However, medical device designs are incorporating many of...

Checkpoints to consider for Design

Checkpoints to consider for Design

When starting any project, there are checkpoints for design that help drive the end product.  At a company like HSD that has always been a medical and life science product development firm, the roots of the company and leadership have always been in design. Design is...

Importance of design

Importance of design

The current state of Industrial Design and User Interface Design In the past, medical product design firms would get caught up in the importance of quality, ISO 13485, and human factors etc. Today medical device design is an extremely regulated industry and for most,...

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