Idea Developments is a leading product design, development and manufacturing company established in 1998. IDEA provides the complete product design/development and manufacturing process, from Industrial Design to Engineering to providing Answers for the successful development of your project or product idea.
Idea's holistic approach to product design and manufacture sets us apart from other design and engineering firms; ensuring a smooth cost effective development path from idea initiation to production supply, for your profitable product sales.
Idea's NZ based team of creative designers and our Idea-China manufacturing facility form the Idea Group, providing profitable custom design/engineering product and manufacturing supply solutions to an established client base of international and local brand owners; NZ/Asian Manufacturers; and Entrepreneurs. Idea’s product development and supply solutions are backed by over 30 years of industry leading experience.
Creating Products from Ideas is what we do.
We believe in developing ideas to optimise function, value and appearance to the mutual benefit of both the user and the manufacture.
Idea is a product design and development company focused on producing and manufacturing what we design!
Idea aims to be a leader in Product Design, Development, and Supply Solutions by exceeding expectations through holistic design.
Our 3 Stages - 8 Phases called Design | Develop | Supply approach to design focuses on Successful creative products, driven by a holistic design approach; Design refinement, engineered for performance and manufacture; and Flexible manufacturing solutions for efficient and profitable product supply.
Our Team (Idea-NZ)Idea's team of designers, engineers and project managers operate from our Idea-NZ studio located in New Zealand.
Kim ScottCompany Founder
Kim has over 30 years of design and management experience with strategic product development and manufacturing, including 20+ years working with China.
Shanon MartinDesign Manager
Shanon has close to 20 years experience and holds a degree in Industrial Design, undertaking and managing a wide variety of design engineering projects.
Alex CameronProduct Designer
Alex holds a degree in Industrial Product Design, undertaking a wide variety of product design, graphics and engineering design based projects.
Jan BallesfinProduct Design Engineer
Jan holds a degree in Industrial Design with a wide range of industry experience and knowledge in design, engineering, QC systems, and manufacturing.
Keith NewtonOffice & Production Manager
Keith is an experienced office manager with a background in banking, construction and accounting. Keith manages our accounts, production, shipping, and import/export.
Ella ScottSocial Resource Manager
Ella welcomes clients and courier drivers alike, she attends most meetings and has an eye for detail, especially if food is involved.
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Our Team (Idea-China)Idea's production, quality control and supply team operate from our Idea-China office located Shenzhen, China.
Winston Wu (小慧)Operations Manager
Winston is an experienced Mainland Chinese business owner, managing our manufacture and supplier operations from Idea-China's Shenzhen factory.
Nancy Xu (美兰)Office Manager
Nancy is an experienced Chinese Office manager, providing local purchase order and supplier accounts management, and shipping logistics for Idea-China.
PanPan Yu (余盼盼)Production Manager
PanPan is an experienced Chinese engineer, operating CNC machines, managing production, quality control (QC) and in-house staff training for Idea-China.
Jeff Ong (汪漳廉)Speciality Operations
Jeff is based in Hong Kong and has over 25 years experience with manufacturing, supply chain operations and quality assurance throughout China & HK.
We are also happy to review your concept or prototype prior to starting and offer suggestions for improvement.
We can of course review your design prior to prototype to suggest any additional design improvements.
We would be happy to review your design and talk you through likely changes.
We offer a free initial consultation where we can usually estimate and advise the likely costs.
Idea is proud to work with a diverse range of clients and industry sectors from design concept to manufacture.