Item is an award-winning design company based in Paris and London covering consultancy, strategic direction and product design. 
We work with our clients to create, develop and deliver successful products to market. 
Our main area of expertise is consumer electronics products where our many years of experience of working with technologies, materials and manufacturing processes allows us to design innovative solutions to client requirements. 

We have a fundamental understanding of real world constraints (market conditions, client capabilities, timing & budget) gained from working on numerous commercial products. Key to our success is working closely with our clients as a key part in the overall product development process.

We offer an integrated range of services covering all stages of the design process including: 

  • market analysis and research
  • design strategy and direction
  • concept development
  • product design
  • UI concept design
  • project management and co-ordination of sub-contractors
  • design verification

Item has just been awarded a Red Dot award for 2009.

To find out more please contact
item's founders: 
  • Laurent Vermeglio - product design & strategy
    Laurent’s background is product design from first principles to final execution. His experience includes industrial design, manufacturing processes and design strategy.
  • Cedric Ragot - product design & breathtaking ideas
    Cedric’s has experience as a freelancer that includes lighting, home decoration, consumer electronics and toys. He already has a considerable portfolio of products to his name.
  • Joe Odukoya - business planning & strategy
    Joe has over 20 years experience of technology and innovation in both hardware and software product companies. His responsibilities have included technology marketing, industrial & user interface design and specification, as well as successful business development in Japan.