Design Directive Inc. is a product design and strategic sourcing firm in Toronto specializing in the realization of innovative and commercially viable consumer products. We have a powerful creative capacity and a proven track record of disruptive design work. From product conception to market introduction, we will help you to align user needs with your business objectives to ensure market success.

Our products capitalize on emerging market opportunities. Our comprehensive array of services is specifically designed to support you at each step of the product development process. Our proven development platform, industry partners, and manufacturing network, can take you from napkin sketch to store shelf in record time and help you gain the first market entrant advantage. Your competitive edge is our top priority. Contact us today for a free consultation.

What Our Clients Say

Tom is detailed-oriented and has the ability to think outside the box.Jerrad HennessyVice President,, Hennessy & Hinchcliffe
I knew I would always be way ahead of the game with Tom’s creativity and business acumen on my side.Ron FaithfulPrincipal,, Shiftomarket
Tom’s integrity, positive work ethic and teamwork complement his excellent analytical and observation skills.Michael DomijanCTO,, UVA Research Corp.
Tom’s passion for design, combined with his business acumen ensures success for both him and his customers.Chris BrozinaGeneral Manager,, FlashPoint Design & Tool Inc.
Tom introduced us to a number of different options we had not even considered and where we ended up was completely different but far more ingenious.Michael Basler, CPA, CMACOO / CFO, APRIVACY LTD

Industry Insights

Technical Documentation

Technical Documentation

Technical Documentation: Engineering drawings are an essential communication tool between clients, designers, manufacturers, as well as other, stakeholders of the product development process. The primary objective of this valuable tool is…

Stereolithography (SLA)

Stereolithography (SLA)

Stereolithography (SLA) is one of the most commonly used rapid prototyping processes available on the market today.  This processuses an ultraviolet laser that reacts with an ultraviolet curable resin in order…

Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)

Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)

Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) is one of the most versatile rapid prototyping processes available today.  SLS uses a laser sintering system that fuses layers of the selected powder material together to…

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