Founded in 1960, DCA is one of the world’s leading product design and development consultancies, operating globally from our headquarters in Warwick, UK.
Since the early sixties we have helped a wide range of clients design and develop market leading products, ranging from the Stanley knife and BT Kiosk to the Euro Shuttle and London Underground Central Line train.
Over the last ten years we have focused on helping larger corporations improve the success of their product innovation. This has helped them create market leading products in four market sectors: medical and scientific, commercial and industrial, consumer and transport.
We add value by improving the success of product innovation. We do this through an intelligent approach to design, based on the transparent management of risk, informed decision making, true integration of disciplines and rigorous development processes.
We believe that the outstanding commercial success of the products we help create is dependent ultimately on delivering exceptional value to our clients’ customers.
We provide the right blend of strategic thinking and pragmatism to deliver our clients’ projects successfully.
We balance the creativity and the technical discipline needed to achieve commercially successful product innovation.
Every client is unique. To support our clients, we need to understand them, their place in the market and their ambitions thoroughly.
DCA is a collection of over 120 extraordinary individuals. Intelligent, creative and thorough, our people make the difference to our clients’ projects. They combine to create a vibrant fusion of disciplines including designers, mechanical engineers, electronics hardware and software engineers, strategists, social scientists, ergonomists, project managers and prototype technicians.
Each person is an expert in their own field, but has the curiosity, understanding and flexibility to reach across traditional inter-disciplinary boundaries. Our organisational structures and team culture encourage this synergistic blending and integration of specialist skills.
So our clients benefit not only from each individual’s depth of knowledge and experience but also from a team whose combined strength exceeds the sum of its individual members’ expertise.
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