Research & Design is a design and technology company. At our core, we are focused on solving problems through clear, concise websites, applications, interactive experiences, and digital communication. We believe in design as a way of thinking and problem-solving that can be applied to almost any challenge.

We direct our focus to tackling problems within higher-education—working with colleges, universities, and companies serving higher-education institutions—to solve problems through digital communication.


We provide expertise in the following areas:
  • Strategy, Analysis & Planning
  • Information Architecture & UX Design
  • Visual Design & Interaction
  • Front-End Coding & Prototyping
  • Back-End Solutions & CMS Work
  • Consulting for Unique Challenges


Our clients range from small to large institutions and include:
  • University of Michigan
  • Union College
  • Western Michigan University
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Yale University
  • Andrews University
  • California State University
  • Burman University
  • Oklahoma Baptist University
  • Loma Linda University
  • Wayne State University


Our process is important because it lays the groundwork for a successful project. Good work doesn't just happen—we put a heavy emphasis on discovery, planning, and strategy before we start designing or developing a solution.

Have a question? Want to run an idea by us? We'd love to connect.
Let's talk.