Helix Design, Inc.


About Us

Helix Design is a turnkey product development firm located in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Our expertise is in the user experience for products, including ergonomics, man-machine interface and aesthetics. This is critical for communicating a product’s quality and improves the buyer’s confidence in your product. Combined with this expertise is our advanced knowledge in mechanical design and designing for assembly and production processes. Our in-house prototyping assists these efforts by providing tools for product evaluations and verifying design details. These prototypes range from quick form exploration soft models up to fully functional and accurate appearance models.



  • Bronze, Consumer Products - Business Week/IDSA IDEA 2002
  • Plastic News Design Award IDSA/Plastic News 2002
  • Runner-up Appliance Manufacturer Magazine 2002
  • Honorable Mention, Electronic Products TPE Product Design & Development Innovation 2006
  • Honorable Mention, Industrial Products TPE Product Design & Development Innovation 2006
  • 1st Place, Industrial Products TPE Product Design & Development Innovation 2006
  • Silver, Test & Measurement Appliance Design Magazine 2006
  • Gold, Test & Measurement Appliance Design Magazine 2006
  • Gold, Small Appliances Appliance Design Magazine 2007
  • Bronze, Electronics Appliance Design Magazine 2008
  • Gold, Medical/Test & Measurement Equipment Appliance Design Magazine 2008
  • Electronics Award Good Design 2008
  • Honorable Mention, Design the Future Competition LG 2010
  • Security’s Best Winner ASIS 10 Accolades 2010
  • Silver, Electronics Appliance Design Magazine 2011
  • Gear of the Year Award Men’s Journal 2011
  • Best of What's New Popular Science 2011
  • Gear of the Show Award Outside M­­agazine 2011
  • Adventure Gear of the Year Award National Geographic 2011
  • Best of Show Award GearJunkie.com 2011
  • Innovations Design and Engineering Award International CES 2012
  • Editors' Choice Award Backpacker Magazine 2012
  • Innovation Award for Consumer Electronics National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) 2012


  • IDSA
  • BBB
  • APDF
  • SPE
  • APMM
  • NFIB



Staff Size


Helix Design, Inc.


  • Industrial Design
  • Engineering
  • Design Management

Typical Project Budget

$50,000 - $100,000

Main Office

175 Lincoln Street
Suite 201
Manchester, NH 03103
United States


Joe Schappler
phone: 603.644.1408
fax: 603.644.1409
Website: HelixDesign.com info@helixdesign.com

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