We design tools
for professionals.®

Crafting products with lasting relevance for influential brands.

We believe great tools cultivate meaningful experiences that can improve our working and living conditions. And we’re guided by the principle that functional should also be beautiful and enjoyable.

For over 15 years we’ve relied on building trust and collaborative relationships with our clients. When you start with a foundation of empathy, every project ends with a product that works for everyone—and looks beautiful too.

Tactile is made up of industrial designers, interaction designers, graphic designers, and engineers. Through research and strategy, we create sought-after products and experiences that matter.


More than the sum of our parts.


Our Services

Research & Strategy

Gather in-depth and grounded insights that yield real-world design solutions.

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Digital Design

Holistic and intuitive interactions are connected together with UX/UI design, prototyping and motion.

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Physical Design

Bridge function and elegance through industrial design, mechanical engineering, and CMF.

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Tactile Design Process Article

Our process for product development has empathy at its core.

We specialize in designing tools for trusted professionals. Professionals that do the kind of work that continually improve people’s lives. To do our work well, we’re committed to research above all else. Function First… Always. That said, functional should also be beautiful and enjoyable.

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Person profiles
Research
Flow Chart
Exploration
Graph
Refinement
Checkmark
Integration

Guided By Core Values

Our process is built on this foundation.

 

Purposeful

Great products and experiences keep a user’s intention in focus. Making people’s lives better means delivering meaningful solutions to real problems.

Approachable

Relationships matter most. When we build upon a layer of trust, we can focus on making great work, not ulterior motives.

Collaborative

We do our best work together. That means filtering lots of ideas away from egos and into something bigger than what we can build alone.

Inclusive

Different perspectives create a foundation for quality work. We celebrate diversity of culture and character as a driving force for innovation.

Objective

We check our egos at the door. Our clients know their customers better than we do. This frees us up to rely our own expertise to help balance client goals with customer needs.

Sustainable

We strive for lasting, not landfill. We deliberately pursue work that delivers long-term value over commercial value alone.

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Who We Are

Julia
Milano

CMF Designer

Zebrick
Roach

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Mike
Beckman

Senior Industrial Designer

Jonah
Griffith

Design Director

Jeff
Ladwig

Design Manager

Christie
Tarazon

UX Designer

Rich
Hanks

VP of Design

Rob
Schoch

Design Manager

Adam
Weisgerber

Senior Industrial Designer

Keisha
Weber

Marketing Director

Austin
Porter

Principal Industrial Designer

Lauren
Bowers

UX Design Lead

David
Hull

Senior Industrial Designer

Josh
Kornfeld

President & Founder

Ben
Mabry

UX Designer

Marcus
Pape

UX Director

Matt
Harvey

Senior Graphic Designer

Sara
Masaschi

Industrial Designer

Jordan
Steranka

Industrial Designer

Nick
Ricci

UX Designer

M-Jo
Baker

Accounting

Austin
Clark

Industrial Designer

Ryan
Levy

Vis Dev Director

Fo
Major

CG Generalist

Taylor
Thomas

UX Designer

Jacquie
Phelps

Senior Industrial Designer

Zach
White

Industrial Designer

Betsy
Porter

Senior Producer

Arlen
Pringle

Senior Graphic Designer