Y Studios is a design and research firm based in San Francisco. Our creations are used around the world in many ways: at work, at home and at play.

Our Story

Y Studios is a design and research consultancy in San Francisco.

For over 15 years, Y Studios has been designing award-winning creations that are used around the world.

We are an idea generator. We help our clients search for opportunities and identify underserved categories to come up with solutions that fit better into our lives in ways beautiful, useful, and meaningful.

Our ultimate goal is to help our clients understand and translate the bigger picture into actionable business strategies and innovative product solutions.

Our clients range from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups.

Our Approach

We believe design solutions are strongest when informed by the human experience: human factors, society, and culture. We conduct this socio-cultural research to spark innovation and inform our designs. 

This process produces designs that are unique and iconic but more importantly, they are culturally appropriate for the intended markets. We like to call this Culture-Centered Design.

Socio-cultural Research > Culture-Centered Design > Successful Product

Check us out at: ystudios.com

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