Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
— Steve Jobs
 + Last is first

+ Last is first

Industrial Design Engine

+ Industrial design (ID) is the professional service of creating and developing concepts and specifications that optimize the function, value and appearance of products and systems for the mutual benefit of both user and manufacturer.

+ Engine is a machine with moving parts that converts power into motion.

Based out of the Mile High City, ID Engine is a premier design studio with over 15 years of product design experience and a specialization in all types footwear.  We base our design philosophy on functional innovation, storytelling and market trend relevance.  Our award winning footwear designs have been disruptive in the market and also extremely commercial.  We are focused on working closely with our clients to deliver outstanding product innovations while driving new expanding markets.


Who are we

+ Accomplished footwear experts in full injection molded, technical performance, and traditional construction footwear

+ Footwear portfolio includes Athletic, Casual, Dress, Professional, and Utility footwear categories

+ Previous experience in both consultancy and corporate environments


What we have done

+ Footwear designs have sold +20 million pairs of shoes in the market over the past 10 years

+ Owner of 14 footwear design and utility patents that have generated over $300 million of revenue for the industry.

+ Design and developed +200 footwear products for inline and special makeups


What we can do

+ Design and develop footwear for Athletic, Casual, Dress, Outdoor and Professional markets

+ Innovate new footwear constructions and materials

+ Creative strategy in story telling and market relevance


+Brands we have created amazing stories with+