SurfaceID is an industrial design firm located in Montreal, QC, Canada. Over the past 12 years, we have acquired vast experiences spanning many industries. From medical to military, sporting goods to LCD displays—we can really do it all.

We draw sketches, we build prototypes. We understand what it is to start with an idea and carry it all the way to product manufacturing. If you have such an idea, reach out! With strong focus on transparency, our Montreal industrial design team will gladly discuss any of your product development needs.

We develop products, all the way through.


Our State of the Art review will assure that your target market’s needs are met. Our focus is to improve your idea while helping to reduce the costs of your product.


By turning the 3D solution you choose into an adjustable and functional model, you’ll be able to analyse the quality of your product from every angle, even from the inside.


Our worldwide connections will find you the right manufacturer and importer to ensure the job is done right and done fast, at the cheapest possible price.

SurfaceID Blog

Industrial design, one post at a time

Common Plastics in Industrial Design

Plastics come in all types. At SurfaceID, we use our experience in working with them to choose the best match for your project. Here are some of the most commonly used plastics. Polyolefin Includes Polypropylene (PP), Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) and High Density...

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How to choose a supplier in China?

As an American or Canadian entrepreneur, choosing a supplier overseas can be a difficult and daunting task. We’re several thousand miles away, primarily English-speaking and largely unfamiliar with Chinese law, business practices and culture. So how can we possibly be...

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Choosing a Manufacturing Process For a New Product

Before allocating any time and effort into creating your first 3D model for a new product, a manufacturing process should first be selected. This post outlines the many factors that should be considered when choosing the right process, such as costs, process capabilities, product aesthetics and more.

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Product Prototyping: Types of Prototypes

There are several types of prototypes, including; breadboard prototypes, sketch models, appearance models, 3D prints and CNC prototypes. Knowing when to make each one primarily depends on where you are in the product development process.

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Surface Finishing: Awesome Decorating Techniques

Color, texture, and protective qualities are a few factors typically considered when choosing the optimal surface finish for a product. However, if you wish to add some extra perks to your product’s outer shell, here are some excellent surface finishing decorating techniques.

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