RKS Design

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RKS Design, Inc.
Founded 1980
Founder Ravi Sawhney
Headquarters Thousand Oaks, California, U.S.
Website RKSDesign.com

RKS (originally known as RKS Design) is an American industrial design consultancy founded in 1980 by Ravi Sawhney. Notable designs include the original Teddy Ruxpin,[1][2] the Panaflex Millennium, and the RKS Guitar, which was the featured on the July 4, 2005 cover of Business Week.[3]

The RKS studios and prototyping lab are located in Southern California in the Conejo Valley.[4]

RKS has been consistently ranked among the top firms by Business Week.[5][6][7][8]


On January 28, 2013, RKS announced a strategic partnership for interaction design with the Finland-based software company Rightware.[9]


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External links[edit]

  • ^ Pierson, John (1999-11-22). "Fortune/CNNMoney.com, Style And Substance: Why Design Matters". Money.cnn.com. Retrieved 2010-12-12. 
  • ^ "1987 IDEA Award Certificate" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-10-09. 
  • ^ "Business Week Businessweek Magazine (July 4, 2005) Stephen J Adler". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2015-02-09. 
  • ^ "RKS Design: Bringing Real Feel to Prototypes". cncmagazine.com. Archived from the original on 2004-11-04. 
  • ^ "Businessweek IDEA Awards: 2003". Businessweek.com. 2003-07-07. Archived from the original on 2003-07-14. 
  • ^ "Businessweek Annual Design Awards: 2005". Businessweek.com. 2005-07-04. Archived from the original on 2005-11-01. 
  • ^ "Businessweek Annual Design Awards: 2006". Businessweek.com. 2006-06-29. Archived from the original on 2007-08-11. 
  • ^ "Businessweek Annual Design Awards: 2008". Businessweek.com. 2008-07-17. Archived from the original on 2008-07-25. 
  • ^ https://finance.yahoo.com/news/rightware-rks-announce-strategic-interaction-140000595.html. Retrieved April 2, 2013.  Missing or empty |title= (help)[dead link]