Our main goal is getting products to market. We tailor our work and deliverables to fit the needs of our clients throughout the process. Our engagements can be project, retainer, and/or shared risk, depending on our client needs.

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Research, Design & Engineering

Our team includes industrial designers, product developers, mechanical engineering, raw materials developers, and a skilled operations and tactics team able to support the needs of our clients. Our executive staff has a combined 70 years of experience in footwear and soft goods strategy and operations.


Sourcing & Production

We have designed, developed, sourced, and produced footwear on 4 continents and 20 countries. We have an extensive network and can collaborate with factories and supply chains throughout the world. Our independence and ability to source anywhere in the world is highly important to us enabling us to prioritize our client’s products over formal factory relationships.


General News

Introducing DRD Partners

Daniel Richard Design® grows into DRD Partners™



Complam Sustainable Carbon Fiber to be showcased by DRD Partners at American Materials Shows in Portland & Boston

DRD Partners showcases Complam Sustainable Carbon Fiber in Portland and Boston.


Some Of Our Valued Clients

  • Kamik
  • Klogs Footware
  • Carter's
  • Varsity Spirit