Product Design

Jacknife's Holiday Gift Guide

Jacknife Holiday Gift Guide (Journal)

Make holiday shopping better(er), buy your loved ones cool stuff created by Jacknife. We’ve got something for everyone on your list…. Already blessed with the ultimate gift, all this lucky dude needs is a few Jacknife essentials to make his hectic life a little bit easier. Give him a quiet Sunday morning on the ice…

Paddl Infuser (Project)

Lifestyle is one of the most rewarding categories to work in. Inspiration comes easily from the waking moments of life. Every sigh of frustration presents an opportunity to make a difference. The results are tangible, easily accessible and usually measured in smiles. The warmer moments of Summer 2015 found a number of parched Jacknifers considering…

Trek 2016 Cycling Apparel (Project)

Trek/Bontrager invited us down to Wisconsin to talk about the evolving needs of their road cycling customer. The approach was to collaborate on 4 new lines of apparel that blurred the intersection between lifestyle, fashion and performance. We worked tirelessly to integrate purposeful cut and sew patterns, appropriate graphics and functional details into the 2016…

Thule (Project)

GoPro cameras have an infinite amount of set-ups to capture an endless amount of shots. For most shooters, this means sorting through a bottomless bag of straps, clips and batteries. Thule USA asked Jacknife to help get the GoPro user organized. From pro shooters to weekend warriors, we looked deeply into users needs and the…

Makers of the Unmade No. 2: Paddl Infuser Makes for Thirsty Work (Journal)

Lifestyle is one of the most rewarding categories to work in. Inspiration comes easily from the waking moments of life. Every sigh of frustration presents an opportunity to make a difference. The results are tangible, easily accessible and usually measured in smiles. The warmer moments of Summer 2015 found a number of parched Jacknifers considering…

The Rise Of A New Medium: Wearables Creating New Experiences and Environments (Journal)

After attending the WEST Conference in Toronto on Tuesday we are thrilled to see how the technological advances in wearables are improving our ability to boost our athletic performance as well as create immersive narratives and interactive entertainment. One might think a conference on advances in wearables would have better been suited to take place in Silicon…

Reinventing a Classic: Sandbox Helmet Design (Project)

Inspired by former Major League Baseball personality, Pete Rose, we started on a new helmet design for Sandbox. Pete, or “Charlie Hustle” as others knew him, played during the 1960’s when baseball was in the golden era of sports. This Sandbox helmet is a bit of a throwback and is based on the old school, earless baseball…

Product Design (Capability)

Makers of the unmade At Jacknife, we consider ourselves fortunate to be able to work with highly innovative clients and industries (sports apparel, performance equipment, consumer products) to develop some of the world’s leading design solutions. While our product design process requires us to put ourselves, sometimes literally, into the shoes of the consumer, our…