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Brian Stephens

Design Partners, Bray, Co Wicklow, Ireland

Award Participations

  • iF DESIGN AWARD 2019
  • iF DESIGN AWARD 2017
  • iF product design award 2014


Brian Stephens is the co-founder and head of Design Partners, a consulting agency for product design founded in Dublin in 1984. The company has developed groundbreaking products for such brands as Logitech, Philip Morris and Calor. Brian completed his studies in industrial design at the Birmingham City University in 1978 and then worked at Ogle Design in Great Britain and as a consultant in Ireland. Before forming his own company, he spent two years in China and Japan, where he gained valuable experience and was responsible for GK Design projects in the fields of transportation engineering and capital goods. Brian is currently developing the competencies and expertise of the agency in the field of medicine as well as for other occupational groups. (September 2018)