Cobalt Design is a product design and development group based in Melbourne, Australia. (For those that know us already as CobaltNiche; we've refreshed our brand and site but otherwise our team and approach continue unchanged).

We create wealth for our globally focused clients through user-centred insights; creative solutions; and deep manufacturing knowledge. Our approach and technical expertise help create market-leading products for real people.

We'd love to hear about your ideas and help turn them into reality.

Our services

Cobalt complements our clients' needs through full, tailored or specific new product development (NPD) services

2016 DIA Award

“An exemplary design practice that epitomises the objectives of the DIA, being a group with a substantial record of good design over a number of years, that employs and promotes Australian designers, which aligns with the DIA’s principles.”

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“We have enjoyed a great working relationship with Cobalt since 2007.  We value their design perspective, technical expertise and appreciate their understanding of our business values.  80% of a product’s environmental impact is determined during design, so an independent design partnership has been critical to our success.”

Abigail Forsyth, KeepCup, Managing Director

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Concave International

“Cobalt have partnered Concave in our journey; from belief in an idea to an emerging global brand and growing range of high-performance football boots.”

Andrew Theoklitos, Co-Founder / Director

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2016 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame

“The Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame recognises exemplary companies and individuals in the manufacturing industry. The 2016 Professional Services award was proudly won by Cobalt Design.”

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17 Little Dryburgh St Nth
North Melbourne 3051 Victoria


Tel +61 3 9320 2230