We take play seriously.

We believe in design’s ability to envision the future, push ideas forward, improve lives, and consequently drive sustainable business growth.

We deliver inspiring products & experiences that have an enduring impact on organizations and people.

We are play&co. Founded by Brendan Hutchieson and Karen Shaholli in 2015 and based in Los Angeles. A small, agile and down to earth strategic industrial design agency that delivers world class design services for start-ups through to global organizations.

Karen Shaholli
Founder/Designer
Brendan Hutchieson
Founder/Designer

Our services.

Employing a transparent, personal and collaborative process, we take great care to ensure our clients are heard, understood, challenged and supported to ensure their project is geared for success.
The Big Picture
We validate and hone your vision by means of insights driven, human-centered research, cultural trends analysis, user scenarios, and brand strategy.
Identity
We create the personality of your brand through identity design, logo design, color and style guides.
Experience
We balance industrial design expertise with real-world insights to create products that fuel your brand and inspire people.

Brands we've touched.

Although young, play&co’s roots run deep. With over 15 years of global experience driving award winning design programs for some of the world’s leading brands, we have a proven track record of consistently delivering value for our clients.