Research-based, student-powered design solutions

We’re a Kent State student-powered design agency located in downtown Kent, Ohio. Our team represents a variety of backgrounds and disciplines, united in our passion for creating meaningful solutions for our clients.

Our design process is tailored to you

  • Discover


    Our targeted user research methods empower you to more effectively address your users' needs.

  • Design


    Our design strategies, whether through print, video or web, deliver custom solutions that promote both business and customer needs.

  • Refine


    Our advanced usability testing tools, including eye tracking, allow you to evaluate the effectiveness of design solutions.

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Our processes deliver results. No matter the industry or design challenge, our past work speaks for itself.

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Real Clients, Real Experience

We only hire the best students and staff members to work with nationally-known client partners on real-world, award-winning projects. Here are just a few of them.

  • Ametek
  • Statelibrary
  • Schneller
  • Summa
  • Smithers
  • Athletics
  • Neomed
  • Sherwin
Meet the IdeaBase Team