Clients looking for companies specialising in Design or Sourcing of outdoor clothing, footwear and equipment may wish to consider the following list of experienced businesses which are presented in alphabetical order.

In alphabetical order



Whether you’re an established business, challenger brand or entrepreneurial start-up Freeheel Design will bring creative insight, industry knowhow and a collaborative approach to your project. Whatever stage you’re at in the design process – from concept development or NPD to sourcing and manufacturing to range extension or product rejuvenation, we can help.

Areas of specific expertise include: generating fresh product insight through customer, consumer and market research; concept generation, designing and sourcing with sustainability in mind; finding a manufacturing partner that works for your products and who you can work with.

Products Freeheel has specific design expertise in include – lifejackets, rucksacks, sleeping bags, luggage, sporting accessories & performance sportswear.

Call Founder Rob Moss to discuss your project or visit our website to see the brands we’ve worked with and our award-winning product design expertise.

M: +44 (0) 7787 153084


Tremough Innovation Centre

Penryn, Cornwall

TR10 9TA. UK

Freeheel design

Outdoor Futures

We have a strategy led, user-centred approach to design which enables us to create market leading products and award-winning solutions that hit your business goals and exceed user expectations.

Every fundamental feature or tiny detail is considered, tested and refined to ensure that the products we create offer exceptional brand experiences and perform at the highest level.

By implementing design strategy, we aim to strike the perfect balance between your brand, your business goals and user needs to create commercially driven products and lasting relationships with your customers.

T: +44 (0) 161 633 8043

M: +44 (0) 7872 123 877


8 Instow Close

Chadderton, Oldham

Greater Manchester


Outdoor Product Design

Outdoor sports and leisure focused design consultancy.

Our extensive design experience in both hard goods such as kayaks and climbing equipment, and soft goods such as tents, rucksacks, sleeping bags and gloves will ensure your product succeeds in the market place.

OPD works across the whole design process as a committed and professional resource to see the project through to completion.

Contact us today for a free consultation.

T: 01925 924 429

M: 07515 831887


Sci-Tech Daresbury, The Innovation Centre

Keckwick Lane




OPD outdoor product design

Pam Sandford Design

Freelance Design – Winter Sport: outdoor: Bike Wear: Active Sports: Corporate Wear: Accessories.

Specialising in Design and Specification of Outdoor, Active apparel and accessories. With a wealth of knowledge and experience in all aspect of product development accumulated over an extensive career in textiles, able to work from a concept brief through to communicating manufacturing techniques.

M: 07808 956 796


35 Braeside Park

Mid Calder


West Lothian

EH53 0SL

Pam Stanford Design

Resource Direct

Resource Direct is a Lincolnshire based international design and sourcing company, focused on outdoor sports clothing and equipment. We can accommodate projects from design only to design / develop / deliver of finished product to your warehouse door. We work with a wide network of manufacturing sources, fabric and trim suppliers. If you would like some real creative input to your business please get in touch!

T: 01572 768159

M: 07974214407


19 Harrington Road

South Witham



NG33 5SJ

Resource Direct