Trichromatic Studio


About Us

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.

Our Services:

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

Our Team:
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



Staff Size


Trichromatic Studio


  • Industrial Design
  • Strategic Consulting

Typical Project Budget

Not Specified

Location 1

24521 Winona St
Dearborn, MI 48124
United States


Kristen Keenan
phone: 1-313-626-7073

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