Trichromatic Studio provides Color, Material + Finish Design expertise for products across a range of industries and continents. We offer customized trend research and CMF design strategies to refine and elevate the aesthetics and performance of products, creating a crucial and compelling emotional impact.
With more than 25 years combined design experience working with a range of industries, we bring award winning expertise to companies big and small. Whether you are developing future concepts, designing a new product, redefining or repositioning a product, or planning to enter a new market or geography, we have the expertise to help you achieve your goals.
We specialize in CMF Design for the automotive, consumer electronics, footwear, aerospace and medical product design industries.
The following CMF Design services can be applied to future concepts, new or existing product designs, or market research proposals:
Trend Research and Design Inspiration
Color, Material + Finish palette development
CMF Design application
Product tiering and positioning strategies
Specifications for models and prototypes
Production support and vendor relations from concept to production
Kristen Keenan, Design Director
With more than twelve years of Color, Material + Finish Design experience, Kristen has excelled in the automotive, consumer electronics and footwear design industries. Kristen speaks with equal enthusiasm when discussing her impact on the exterior and interior of a Ford Shelby GT 500 Mustang, the finishes on a Ford F-150 Raptor, or the material design in performance footwear like the Nike LeBron 12.
Kristen served on the Nike Trend Council and holds a Bronze International Design Excellence Award for her work on the Kobe 9 Elite shoe in the area of sports, leisure and recreation. Keenan's role in bringing projects like these to light, and her sharp, trained eye for trend research, fueled an interest in taking her practice of CMF Design ac