Our Services

Omuus is a full-service technology Design agency. We know how to design aspirational products from research to production. We help companies, big or small, to be forerunners on a rapidly changing market. CMF is the core of our design. CMF design is abbreviation for Color, Material Technology & Finish Design. CMF covers all the aspects of colors and new materials. It unites consumer, material and technology trends with sensitivity to business, production, brand and marketability. CMF design is used for competitiveness, and to build the brand emotional appeal and recognizability in the market.

CMF Strategy &
Design

7SEC 
Material library

Research & brand
experience

Design
concepting

Design
productizing

Many of OMUUS clients have said our strategy of taking the material design to the portfolio level streamlines their work, improving efficiency and quality – eventually enabling them to take on other tasks that benefit the business.

Many of OMUUS clients have said our strategy of taking the material design to the portfolio level streamlines their work, improving efficiency and quality – eventually enabling them to take on other tasks that benefit the business.

CMF Strategy & Design

Color, Material Technology & Finish Design. CMF covers all the aspects of colors and new materials. It unites consumers, materials and technical trends with sensitivity to business and brand.

According to statistics, BMW, Huawei, Adidas, Apple and other 80% of the first-line terminal enterprises have set up or plan to set up CMF full-time positions and departments. The development of CMF for the industry, enterprises, products and designer have extraordinary significance, its popularity has also given birth to the whole industry chain of disruptive innovation.

CMF design is abbreviation for Color, Material Technology & Finish Design. It unites consumer, material and technology trends with sensitivity to business, production, brand and marketability. CMF design is used for competitiveness, and to build the brand emotional appeal and recognizability in the market. It is learning how to experience design for senses. The most influential consumer groups such as generation Z and Millennials are placing more importance to the stimulus to the senses due the growing influence of digitalization, where the physical relation is often blurred. CMF design done right is about connecting peoples’ experience and smart technology seamlessly.

CMF design is an essential part of design team and product creation. CMF design teams are collaborating with industrial and UI design, business, sourcing, quality, marketing, material suppliers and manufacturers.

The responsibility toward the business and supplier requires thinking strategically about the material technology continuum. In so many cases the CMF design is only thought product per product basis, which can increase cost, since the volume of the material is relatively low. This approach can take up resources as each project has to deal with numerous material matching, testing and verifying tasks, that increase the cost of suppliers. Transforming the thinking on portfolio level will improve the quality, project timelines and impact the overall cost of the materials.

CMF Material Library

RESEARCH MEETS INNOVATION.

Over the years we’ve built physical material technology archive to explore, touch and feel.

In 2019 the library has more than 12 000 samples, and our team constantly add new inspiring materials from the global fair and supplier visits.

OMUUS global CMF team and our Material Technology Engineer (M.Sc.) all have average of 20 years of expertise in theproduct making. To support the product development in a rapid phase, we constantly keep up on the trends, the supplier network and global fairs and exhibitions that lead to the curated materials library suitable for consumer electronics.

The CMF Material library is for various industries and needs, for startups and mass production scalable solutions. For companies we offer workshops where you can kick off your product development with access to materials and suppliers – all in one meeting.

For suppliers we offer the possibility to be featured in the library, and better success rate to end up in the product development. We offer our knowledge how to transform your materials into tools for sales. We know what people love tomorrow- slogan also applies to material technologies, how to translate those into solutions that are applicable to consumer electronics or B2B solutions.

THE HEART OF THE LIBRARY:​ Trend driven materials, suitable for technology devices, RF transparent materials, materials with thin wall thickness​, mass production mature materials, various IP standardized materials, materials for medical and transportation industries, global supplier contacts​and material data sheets.

Research & Brand experience

Data driven design is fundamental for omuus. Our philosophy is to design today for the brand to be relevant for consumers in coming decades.

Generation Z is going to be 40% oF all consumers in 2020 – what do they expect?

Research include: design-, market- and consumer trends, benchmarking the competitive field, definition of key design drivers for competitiveness, CMF and material technology trends translated to portfolio logic and palettes.

Design concepting

From product vision to concepting and preproduction.

Today we have a responsibility to be part of solving problems our world is facing. The design for augmented reality, multisensorial and immersive brand spaces and devices, holistic design with the understanding of cognitive science for all the brand touch points are all crucial for future success.

Omuus specialists have an extensive experience co-operating with R&D. For perfected shapes and surfaces we have Catia V5 and V6 as modelling tool. We also use Keyshot, Alias, Rhino and Creo.

Additional services animations and Motion graphics for self-explanatory presentations, Marketing design, UX/ UI design, Project management, Supplier sourcing, Packaging concepting and implementation and Appearance model making.

Design productization

Customers have higher expectations on the sustainability credentials of companies. Sensory, aesthetic and socio-technical properties of materials strongly impact the success of products.

Omuus experts together with the domestic and global supplier network can provide fast time to market with productization. Our designers will work onsite to manage the quality of materials, models and creation of working prototypes.

Our global CMF (Color, Material and Finish) team and our Material Technology Engineer (M.Sc.) have all average of 20 years of expertise in product making. We keep up our supplier network and wide materials library. Our hands have gone through dozens of production builds and material trials, we have good communication skills and global professional network.