Ship better products faster
without increasing headcount.

Ship better products faster without increasing headcount.

...and without increasing headaches.

Human-Centered Design Workshops
for B2B SaaS and Enterprise Teams

Human-Centered Design Workshops for B2B SaaS and Enterprise Teams

Where design meets direction and future meets present.

Where design meets direction and future meets present.

Agile teams led

24

Legacy transformations

13

MVPs launched

35

Capital raises

18M

Startups consulted

40

Hackathons won

5

Area87 is a human-centered design studio that thrives in large scale product development.

Warning: We may put you ahead of your schedule

We designed interfaces for

Planes, Jets, Trains, Cities, Smart Cars, Life Saving Medical Equipment, Credit Card Kiosks, Energy Grids, Hospitals, Blockchains, eBikes, Robot Chefs and Banks.

To name a few...

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What we do best

How we approach product

We designed the team and approach to ship large scale projects that was supposed to be launched yesterday.

As a result, we solved a larger issue. Taming the chaos of extracting ideas from visionaries and leading a creative process that's predictable and repeatable.

How we're rapid

How we're better

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How we approach product

We designed the team and approach to ship large scale projects that was supposed to be launched yesterday.

As a result, we solved a larger issue. Taming the chaos of extracting ideas from visionaries and leading a creative process that's predictable and repeatable.

How we're rapid

Building large scale complex products can be intense, exhausting and slow. We experienced it first hand for 20 years.

  • We made a method to simplify the process.

  • 75% of our projects are shipped ahead schedule.

  • 100% success across 10 years.

How we're better

We witnessed first hand vendor lock of large agencies and skill gaps in small dev shops. We became known for "project rescues" due to these issues.

Our approach makes marketing easier, sales simpler, development faster and cheaper. We're only better because our focus is to make your company better.

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What matters to us

People

People

Our team and clients consist of curious people with character who have a unique view of the world around us.

Process

Process

We tame the creative process which allows us to have predictable results and gives confidence to give promises.

Products

Products

As a byproduct of the right people and process, we make products better. We kick off projects better. We use products better.

What people say about us

  • Vicky Francois

    VP, TAHCHE

    A87 not only took our vision and implemented it into a user friendly design. They also added helpful suggestions from many perspectives. Their inputs were invaluable.

  • Mariah

    YC BACKED MEDTECH

    We needed support taking healthcare products from overly complex to simple for anyone to use. And now, with Area87 we are approaching an exit in the best way possible!

  • Raul E. Jordan

    FOUNDER, PRYSMATIC LABS

    Working with Area87 was one of the best decision to redesign our brand. Their professionalism in communication and understanding of our brand was top-notch and truly efficient.

  • Rachel

    STEATH MODE AI STARTUPS

    We were so deep into our assumptions and opinions. A87 pulled us out the weeds and allowed us to find many opportunities ("low hanging fruits") to speed things up.

  • James

    INNOVATION LEADER

    I’m grateful for the application of systems thinking in developing this digital transformation process. Our team is occupied in various tasks, making this a valuable addition to our company.

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