Innovate. Collaborate. Create.
Our Story of Transforming Ideas into Reality

As soon as you open the doors of Tekna, the vibrant energy immediately captures your attention. The space is full of activity with people from various disciplines - engineers, designers, researchers, and manufacturers - gathered around whiteboards, immersed in computers, and having lively meetings outside. The air is filled with curiosity and excitement.
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Imitation Crab Meat

Failing fast inevitably advances the creative side where the development of products and solutions isn’t pigeon held to what we may think we are capable of.
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Michigan Design Prize 2023

The Design Prize is an annual competition celebrating the development of Michigan's young design talent throughout the state. Tekna has supported this growing challenge since 2017!
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Car Digital Render

Transforming Your Vision With Digital Rendering

Digital Rendering is a powerful tool in the world of industrial design. Rendering allows us to create life-like imagery and animations of physical products before they are made.
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Seeking the
“So What”

Tekna has built its reputation around human-centered design (HCD), a term that came into practice during the 1980s-1990s and has now become a foundational product design and development principle across many industries.
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Teamwork Makes the Tailgate Dreams Work

To build innovative products that serve it's target audience, it takes getting great minds in a room with a human-centered focus.
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Collaborative Design for the Win in Creating Inclusive Products

For 5 years, Tekna has partnered with Michigan Design Council’s Design Prize in collaboration with K-12 students.
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Race car driving

The Need for Speed

From a young age, engineer Mike Gruizinga has been fascinated with speed and racing.
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GIA Global Innovation Awards

Global Innovation Awards

We are excited to celebrate the accomplishments of our very own Eve Berndt at the Global Innovation Awards!
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Responding to the Need – PPE for the COVID-19 Pandemic

We can’t express enough gratitude to all of the healthcare professionals working so hard to care for us in a great time of need!
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