Who we are
Seven02 is a design studio focused on an insightful and inventive approach to solutions for our clients.
We create products, graphics, and interactions that engage, inspire and satisfy people.
Founded: July 2002 by Rick Lewis and Linda Menser-Lewis
We look at design holistically. Our backgrounds of working in the US and the Netherlands, for in-house and consultancies, has provided us with a distinctive insight and breadth of experience.
Our seven02 projects range from design and user research, to design languages and product development, to interaction design and identity & packaging design. We believe in designing across diverse markets which brings an insightful and inventive approach to solutions for our clients.
Prior to founding seven02, Rick & Linda worked in the US and the Netherlands for the studios of IDEO, frogdesign, Philips (Eindhoven), Ashcraft Design, Designworks/USA and Henry Dreyfuss Associates.
Our work has been recognized over the years through satisfied clients, numerous patents, and international design awards such as the IDSA, ID magazine, G-Mark, IF, Forma Finlandia 2 and Braun Prize.
Rick was an Adjunct Professor in Industrial Design at CCA in San Francisco for 11 years and has taught at Stanford University and the Design Academy Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
Rick received his MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art.
Linda and Rick graduated from the University of the Arts (Philadelphia College of Art); Linda with a BFA in Graphic Design with Honors, Rick with a BS in Industrial Design.
We purposely seek projects in diverse industries with clients ranging in size from start-ups to multi-nationals.
Our projects are about the design and user experience be it electronics, housewares, medical, furniture or innovation workshops.
ADT Security Systems
China Productivity Center
Dyesol / DyeTec Solar
St. Jude Medical
COCIF Società Cooperativa
Doug Mockett & Company
Fosters Wine Estates
One or a Bunch
We optimize the function, value and appearance of products for the user and client. Giving emotional appeal to physical products results in exciting
We design how someone interacts with a product, digital and physical, in a simple and efficient means. This includes the design of digital screen interfaces, device specific user interfaces and websites.
The product identity is part of your company's brand identity. This includes creating the website, out-of-box experience, packaging, logos and user manuals. The goal is to create and communicate a complete holistic message.
Design Strategy involves creating a vision, from looking at the current needs of today, the lessons of the past and the aspirations of the future. We help our clients discover new opportunities through actionable design concepts and brand strategies.
We lead hands-on exercises with client teams on observing, storytelling, teamwork and prototyping. We inspire our clients to bridge-the-gap between the converging needs of design, business, R&D and sales.
Every point of contact with a product, environment or service is designed. seven02 is focused on design of the total experience.