Red Clay is a marketplace for industrial product design.


          We connect you to a community of top-notch freelance designers specializing in industrial, packaging, and graphic design. Then, we give you the tools you need to collaborate efficiently and get the best version of your product to market faster, and more affordably.

  • Why We're Faster

    We find the talent, negotiate the contracts, and streamline all communication between you and your designers. Don't waste your time scrolling through portfolio sites, redlining legal docs or keeping track of unorganized and lengthy email threads anymore.

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  • Why We're Cheaper

    With our flexible pricing model you pay for exactly what you need, and nothing you don't. By cutting out the middlemen, negotiating and prep time, we can compensate designers directly without charging you for management and presentation fees.

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  • Why We're Better

    Our award-winning design community is our secret weapon. Once you start a project on Red Clay, you'll have access to hundreds of unique perspectives. This means you have a great chance of finding your exact match, and getting what you need on the first try.

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The Startup

UnaliWear had an unusual request for a tech company: design a smart watch your grandma would actually wear.

The Beloved Brand

Dillard's department store saw a huge opportunity for growth in Millennial shoppers, but needed fresh, new designs to win them over.

The Online Innovator

Moving away from flash sales of hard-to-find designer home goods, the online retailer launched an initiative to design its own private collections.

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How it Works Develop a Product

Located in the heart of innovation
South of Market, San Francisco, CA

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Brand Sign-up


Great to meet another visionary!

Fill out these basic account details and let's get you started on the platform.

Once you kick-off your project, you'll be introduced to our great designers and creativity can commence.

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Designer Sign-up


Thank you for your interest in joining the Red Clay Design Community.

Applying to our community is simple and only takes a few minutes.

First, give us a little information about yourself, and then share some images of your best work. We’ll take a look and get back to you soon.

We're excited to see what you can do!

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