Designing digital &
physical product solutions


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Our Story

Founded in 2018, Next Sketch is a design and innovation consultancy based out of Chicago, IL, with our main office strategically located inside one of the nation's largest innovation hubs. At Next Sketch we define problems, ideate solutions, and iteratively prototype, focusing on user-centricity. This approach yields impactful designs aligning with client and user expectations. Additionally, we establish strong project foundations with strategic scoping in early development. We collaborate closely with clients and cross-functional teams to spot new product prospects, and communicate design strategies effectively.
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In a world driven by rapid technological advancements, staying ahead of the curve is crucial for success. Our experienced experts will guide you on your product journey.

Industrial Design

Marrying form, function, and innovation to shape products that enrich lives and enhance everyday experiences.

UI/UX Design

Creating intuitive digital interfaces that meet user needs and refining empathetic digital journeys for meaningful experiences.

Design Strategy

Crafting a roadmap to align creativity and business goals, optimizing innovation and user value for lasting success

Meet Next Sketch


CEO & Lead Designer

Nate is an experienced Industrial and Digital Product Designer, spanning various industries. His expertise lies in applying Design Thinking and leading cross-functional teams to deliver strategic product design.

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Product Manager

Here to keep your project on track and prioritize requirements to achieve your product goals. Julie's experience with product strategy and roadmapping will help to steer your project in a measurable way.

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We are located in
Chicago, USA

Near or far, we are here for you. Happy to engage in person or online.