TECHNICAL SOFTGOODS DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT


Tailor made from the ground up.


BACKPACKS / BAGS / LUGGAGE & ACCESSORIES

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RECENT WORK



Every brand is unique. And every brand has a story. FORMSTUDY is committed to building innovative solutions to amplify that voice. It's a process of discovering expectations through living the experience and uncovering fresh new ideas that are just the right fit. Tailor made from the ground up.

 

RESEARCH / EXPERIENCE / DISCOVERY


Living the experience reveals true expectations.


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SKETCH IDEATION / TECHNICAL DRAWING / CAD MODELING


Ideation & feedback keep solutions honest.


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SAMPLING / 3D PRINTING / FACTORY SOURCING


Prototyping & testing ensure a good fit.


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The FORMSTUDY team has a wide range of design and development capabilities to support your project. We offer trend research, sketch ideation, technical drawing, CAD modeling, 3D printing and prototype sampling . We also have extensive experience with domestic and overseas vendor sourcing, material sourcing, fabric development, color study, logos, product branding and visual brand language standards. Additionally FORMSTUDY is dedicated to continual support of the design community offering professional advisement and strategy sessions to help get your creative team on the right track.

 

our door is open


We're the studio across the hall.


Our dedication to deep understanding of our clients and their customers makes us more than a consultancy. It makes us the studio across the hall. We believe that ideas are stronger when we connect and build them together and we want to share that commitment with you. Whether you are trying to disrupt your industry with innovation, focus a solution to a specific niche, or simply guide products into mass market, we are ready to discuss the needs of your company and help you fire up a strategy. Tailor made from the ground up.

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ROY SWANSON

CO-FOUNDER / DIRECTOR / LEAD DESIGNER

With over a decade of experience as a design consultant for top tier world brands, Roy co-founded FORMSTUDY with the intention of creating a deep and reliable resource for technical softgoods design and brand strategy. It was built out of a passion of learning and sharing and has proven itself to be a beacon for industry professionals to tap for inspiration and collaboration. If he's not at the studio making cool new shit you can probably find him playing cowboy or riding bikes with the fam.

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NATE DURANT

CO-FOUNDER / LEAD DESIGNER

Nate is young and hungry with over 5 years Design & Development experience already under his belt. He cut his teeth at 18 in the product design industry moonlighting his BS of Industrial Design while working as a Junior Developer consulting for top brands in the Outdoor + Travel industry. With a special interest in techwear and street fashion he is always up-to-date with the latest forecast and what trends are on the horizon. Born and raised in Denver, if he's not nose down drumming up new ideas you can bet he's pegging mountain twisties on his Ducati Sport Classic.

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TOM KVILHAUG

DESIGNER / DEVELOPER

Tom has several years experience designing, cutting and sewing technical garments for the snowsports industry as well as CAD modeling and engineering hard goods for skate/surf. He provides a wealth of how-to knowledge as well as detailed design thinking processes to help the team get through the most challenging problems. As an professional athlete he is always thirsty for an adrenaline rush and can be found either at the studio setting pace on the lunch ride or collecting vertical on the tallest mountain around.

 
 

TEAM MEMBERS HAVE COLLABORATED WITH BRANDS ALL OVER THE WORLD INCLUDING


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The Studio

Located on the Front Range of Colorado, we sit just a short drive away from endless adventures of the great Rocky Mountains.

1555 W Thomas Ave, Englewood, CO 80110