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Design Integrity Celebrating Our 25th Anniversary

This past month, Design Integrity celebrated our 25th anniversary in business. It has been an amazing experience working with such a talented team and dozens of world-class clients on challenging innovation, R&D, and new product development projects. Our firm has won several awards, led the development of countless new products to successful market launch, invented […]

The Story Behind the Ray Charles Doll – Part 1 | Design Integrity, Inc.

As part of our 20th anniversary celebration, our team at Design Integrity will be sharing some of the more interesting, humorous, challenging, and rewarding stories from our 20 years in business. This first post is Part 1 in a series about the development of the Ray Charles animatronic figure back in 2002.  Music legends like […]

Design Integrity’s 20th Anniversary Celebration – Thursday March 21st from 2 to 8 pm

Design Integrity is celebrating our 20th anniversary next month at our office on Fulton Market in Chicago. We look forward to seeing friends, clients, past and present employees, and strategic partners at the event. Over these past two decades, we’ve worked on hundreds of fun projects, overcome seemingly insurmountable hurdles, and been through experiences that […]

The Perfect Match: Balancing Tradition and Innovation | Design Integrity, Inc.

In the latest edition of WFSGI Magazine released in January of 2019, Phil Anthony, the president and founder of Design Integrity, Inc., had his article, “The Perfect Match: Balancing Tradition and Innovation,” published. The main focus of the article is how firms strive to find the optimal product mix with a balance between what has […]

CES 2019 – Tracking Trends in Consumer Electronics

Mark Kurth and Peter Muller of Design Integrity are at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week. They will be studying trends in the consumer electronics world and meeting with both new and existing clients. When they get back to Chicago, Mark and Peter will share their key insights and points of interest […]

Phil Anthony of DI Quoted by Qmed After MD&M Presentation – 2012

Looking back to 2012, a few points from my speech at MD&M West related to production launch recommendations were quoted in Qmed by Shana Leonard. A link to her article is below, but the key points that she transcribed from my presentation are still relevant today and paraphrased below: During his presentation, “The Importance of […]

Inspiration from an Olympic Legend | Design Integrity, Inc.

Jim Craig, the goalie from the 1980 US Olympic “Miracle on Ice” hockey team, was the keynote speaker last week at the 2018 PDMA Annual Conference in Chicago. His speech was inspiring on multiple levels. Jim shared several stories from his childhood, his development as a hockey player, and his Olympic experience with humor and […]

Review of 2018 PDMA Annual Conference in Chicago

The 2018 PDMA Annual Conference was held at the Swissotel in Chicago this past week.  Our firm, Design Integrity, has supported the Chicago chapter of the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) in recent years, but this was the first annual conference that a representative of our firm attended (not just the cocktail party!). The conference […]

Phil Anthony Speaking at PDMA Annual Conference on Nov. 6, 2018

The PDMA (Product Development and Management Association) is holding their annual conference in Chicago from November 3 – 6, 2018. Phil Anthony of Design Integrity (DI) will be speaking on Tuesday 11/6/18 at 10 AM and sharing innovative approaches to ideation, teaming, and rapid new product development that were developed at DI over the last […]