83. How to integrate usability testing in product design
82. Mario Gagnon and the WDO, two years later
81. 5 Designer Takeaways - Medtech Conference
80. Collision 2019 - A look back at this high-impact event
79. MOVIN' ON 2019 RECAP
78. Virtual reality in service of design
77. A Lexicon of Good Design
76. CPES2019 - Flexible, printable and wearable electronics.
75. There’s more to visual brand language than meets the eye
74. ISH 2019 - Mario Gagnon gives us his impressions
73. A better future for beekeepers thanks to industrial design and technology
72. Nintendo Labo: The piano
71. Nintendo Labo: Remote-controlled car
70. The designer's eye: Nintendo Labo
69. Nectar, an IoT product creating a lot of buzz
68. The designer's eye: Oculus Rift vs HTC Vive
67. Mario Gagnon at the World Design Organization
66. Earth Rated: Design as a tool to stay ahead of the pack
65. The designer's eye: Nintendo Switch
64. Movin’On 2017 - 3 future urban transport trends
63. On the Grid, a tour guide for creative professionals
62. BEST OF THE BEST from prestigious Red Dot Award
61. CES 2017 – At home with artificial intelligence
60. Featured projects - Université de Montréal Design School
59. Wear It Smart, a conference dedicated to smart clothing and accessories
58. TOK simplifying meeting room management
57. A Lab project that materializes
56. Live Design Workshop
55. Grands Prix du Design, 9th edition
54. Design Review : SILMO 2015
53. Technical Review : SILMO 2015
52. The largest interactive transparent screen in the world
51. PED Holder
50. 2015 Project Excellence Awards Finalist
49. WILL – Alter Eco
48. ALTO creates its own experimental Lab
47. Entrepreneurship: key to health care transformation
46. Business Transfer
45. ALTO/Université de Montréal workshop
44. Honored at the Webby Awards
43. Reinventing waste management
42. FLINTO for digital U.I.
41. ICSID meeting in Kuala Lumpur
40. Global development
39. Grafika 2015
38. An eco-district in 10 years
37. Education and design
36. 2014 Grands Prix du Design
35. ARDUINO for design
34. International CES – Las Vegas
33. UX Designers
32. User-Centered Digital Design
31. A Grand Prize for BU
30. 2014 Boomerang Awards
29. What is UX design?
28. Asia Pacific Design Center Award
27. Piscine Global 2014 – Lyon, France
26. Equipped for major projects
25. Honorary Member of the ADIQ
24. 2014 Int'l Pool Spa Patio Expo
23. ICSID meeting in South Africa
22. Cover of Railway Interiors International Magazine
21. The 2014 NBAA show
20. APTA's Expo 2014
19. Patrick Mainville talks about medical design on ARTV
18. Lotus Prize Award
17. Winners of an Applied Arts Interactive Award
16. Beneficial Collaboration with LXSim
15. The Innovation Leaders Club
14. FEA - 10 years of expertise
13. Proud to support C2MTL
12. Next ICSID Congress in Sydney
11. EBACE airshow in Geneva
10. Color Marketing Group
9. New 3D Printer: Dimension Elite
8. 2014 edition of the Milan Furniture Fair
7. Mario Gagnon on the jury of the XXIIIth edition of the ADI Compasso d’Oro Award
6. A rewarding collaboration in industrial design and digital technology
5. Mario Gagnon elected to the ICSID board of directors
4. 2014 National Bank SME Awards
3. A prestigious honour for our surgical simulators
2. ALTO Joins Aéro Montréal
1. Purchase of the Deltek Vision ERP System
How to integrate usability testing in product design
Usability testing is a must in a product design process. Here are 6 tips to execute them wisely.
Mario Gagnon and the WDO, two years later
It has already been two years since Mario Gagnon finished his mandate as a member of the World Design Organization board of directors.
5 Designer Takeaways - Medtech Conference
ALTO was part of the Québec Delegation at the 2019 MedTech Conference in Boston earlier this week.
Collision 2019 - A look back at this high-impact event
Perfect opportunity to send two of our own designer.
MOVIN' ON 2019 RECAP
Romain and Marc-André share with us their key takeaways from the event
Virtual reality in service of design
ALTO announces the creation of a dedicated VR room in its offices.
A Lexicon of Good Design
Good Design demystified by a lexicon of terms usually used in product design.
CPES2019 - Flexible, printable and wearable electronics.
At CPES2019, Mélody was submerged with content about upcoming technologies in flexible, printable and wearable electronics.
There’s more to visual brand language than meets the eye
Find out the key benefits of a strong and consistent visual brand language.
ISH 2019 - Mario Gagnon gives us his impressions
The founder of ALTO looks back on his trip to Germany where he visited the ISH 2019.
A better future for beekeepers thanks to industrial design and technology
See how the development of new connected tools makes it possible to accompany beekeepers on a daily basis.
Nintendo Labo: The piano
This week, we present the Nintendo Labo piano, the third model in the set that we’ve built and tested.
Nintendo Labo: Remote-controlled car
This week, we present the Nintendo Labo remote-controlled car, a second model that we’ve built and experimented with.
The designer's eye: Nintendo Labo
The designer's eye: Olivier Patry, lead designer at ALTO, tells us about the new gaming system Nintendo Labo.
Nectar, an IoT product creating a lot of buzz
A project with stakes as high as the one we were assigned from Montreal startup Nectar.
The designer's eye: Oculus Rift vs HTC Vive
The team had the opportunity to try out two virtual reality headsets in a product design context and in recreational use as well.
Mario Gagnon at the World Design Organization
Following 2 terms as an elected member of the board of directors, Mario Gagnon bows out.
Earth Rated: Design as a tool to stay ahead of the pack
Find out how design helps Earth Rated maintain its leadership in the dog products industry.
The designer's eye: Nintendo Switch
The designer's eye: Olivier Patry, lead designer at ALTO, tells us about the new console Nintendo Switch.
Movin’On 2017 - 3 future urban transport trends
ALTO Design was on the scene at the Movin'On 2017, a summit to address the future of urban mobility and intelligent transport.
On the Grid, a tour guide for creative professionals
ALTO Design is proud to have participated in the On the Grid project, an international tour guide made for us, creatives.
BEST OF THE BEST from prestigious Red Dot Award
The Revogene from GenePOC Diagnostics, a project by ALTO Design, wins Best-of-the-Best award, the top distinction from the prestigious Red Dot Award.
CES 2017 – At home with artificial intelligence
Here are four major trends relating to the Internet of Things (IoT) that retained our attention at CES 2017 in Las Vegas.
Featured projects - Université de Montréal Design School
On Wednesday, November 9 the third edition of the “Featured Projects” exhibition was presented at the Université de Montréal Design School.
Wear It Smart, a conference dedicated to smart clothing and accessories
Enter for apparel research and innovation Vestechpro is supporting for the second year the Wear It Smart conference, which is entirely dedicated to intelligent
TOK simplifying meeting room management
ALTO Design and Valtech are pleased to announce their latest creation: TOK, an object that makes it easy to reserve conference rooms.
A Lab project that materializes
An innovative portable electronic device holder concept taking flight, in collaboration with Optimares Spa, for Hawaiian Airlines.
Live Design Workshop
On May 26th, our designers will be hosting a product design workshop at the IDP summit.
Grands Prix du Design, 9th edition
ALTO Design is proud to have won the recognition of the Grands Prix du Design contest for its participation in the development of the interactive transparent...
Design Review : SILMO 2015
ALTO attended the 2015 SILMO Optical Fair in Paris, which brought together many optical and sports brands presenting their 2016 models.
Technical Review : SILMO 2015
A few companies stood out at the 2015 SILMO optical fair thanks to 3D printing, including PQ EYEWEAR and its D-FRAME collection signed by designer Ron Arad.
The largest interactive transparent screen in the world
ALTO Design, in partnership with Axis4Media and LSAV Technologies, is participating in the development and creation of the largest transparent screen...
ALTO Lab has developed a concept that explores an innovative and surprising means to support a personal electronic device for business jet interiors.
2015 Project Excellence Awards Finalist
WILL – Alter Eco
Starting with environmental issues that are dear to our hearts, we wished to explore the realm of UI/UX (user interface/user experience), conduct our own ...
ALTO creates its own experimental Lab
Something exciting has been brewing at ALTO Design: a Lab that pushes us to explore innovative ideas and maintain a constant technology watch.
Entrepreneurship: key to health care transformation
Thanks to the CEIM and to HACKING HEALTH for encouraging the reflection in the potential for digital technologies to be part of entrepreneurship solutions.
ALTO Design, a Quebec leader in industrial design and engineering announces the wholesale transfer of share ownership to three long-term company collaborators..
ALTO/Université de Montréal workshop
At the end of the workshop, ALTO offers a paid internship to the student whose performance most stood out throughout the project. This initiative promotes th...
Honored at the Webby Awards
We are proud to announce that the ALTO Design website created by LG2, was honored at the 19th Webby Awards in the category for Best Visual Design – Function.
Reinventing waste management
The partnership between ALTO and Pyrowave began in 2011 with an experimental prototype in the laboratories of the Polytechnique...
FLINTO for digital U.I.
The FLINTO prototyping tool allows us to test our ergonomics intentions simply and intuitively.
ICSID meeting in Kuala Lumpur
In the framework of his mandate as member of the ICSID (International Council of Societies of Industrial Design) Executive Board, Mario Gagnon will be...
A leader in the early childhood education market mandated us for the global development of its new range of products. Industrial and digital design, Arduino...
Held yesterday at the Saint-Jean-Baptiste Church, the 18th edition of the annual Grafika awards recognized the best in graphic design in Quebec...
An eco-district in 10 years
An eco-district in 10 years. Precursor of this neighborhood and settled for 15 years now, ALTO is proud to see the creation of such a pioneering project...
Education and design
Discover how Patrick Mainville, Vice-President of design and associate at ALTO Design, views teaching entrepreneurial skills ...
2014 Grands Prix du Design
ALTO Design is proud to have won the recognition of the Grands Prix du Design contest for its participation in the development of the...
ARDUINO for design
Arduino is a simplified printed circuit used to quickly create electronic prototypes.
International CES – Las Vegas
ALTO Design will be at the International CES this week to monitor trends and seek new technologies in the fields of Connected Objects (IoT)...
The ALTO Design team is specialized in user experience. This expertise is based on mastery of specialized software...
User-Centered Digital Design
ALTO Design’s methodology applies to product interfaces, mobile applications ...
A Grand Prize for BU
ALTO Design and w.illi.am have won the grand prize for Technological creativity during the 2014 edition of the Boomerang awards.
2014 Boomerang Awards
ALTO Design’s new website recently won the Grand Prize in the B2B site or application for SME category of the 2014 Boomerang awards.
What is UX design?
ALTO Design has developed specific tools and a working methodology to improve and broaden the UX design, user experience, cognitive ergonomics.
Asia Pacific Design Center Award
The Downtown Grill, designed by ALTO Design for ThermoScience, garnered an award at the 4th edition of the APDC design competition in Hangzhou, China.
Piscine Global 2014 – Lyon, France
ALTO Design will be present at the Piscine Global show to capture latest market needs and trends in the pool industry for different parts of the world...
Equipped for major projects
Our new ERP system,used by the most prominent service firms, tracks date in realtime, monitoring project progress and performance.
Honorary Member of the ADIQ
Mario Gagnon was appointed honorary member of the Association des designers industriels du Québec at the annual general meeting held on November 3 at the ...
2014 Int'l Pool Spa Patio Expo
The Int'l Pool ǀ Spa ǀ Patio Expo is one of the largest exhibitions of its kind that brings together landscape architects, builders, construction materials ...
ICSID meeting in South Africa
Last October, Mario Gagnon attended the ICSID (International Council of Society of Industrial Design) board meeting in Cape Town, South Africa.
Cover of Railway Interiors International Magazine
The new interior design of VIA Rail Canada’s HEP-1 Park and Château cars evokes boutique hotels and is featured on the cover of Railway Interiors ...
The 2014 NBAA show
ALTO Design is travelling once more to the NBAA show (Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition), the world's largest and most important business aviation ...
APTA's Expo 2014
ALTO Design was present at the APTA's EXPO 2014 (American Public Transportation Association) for some face to face time with our clients in the public ...
Patrick Mainville talks about medical design on ARTV
Patrick Mainville, VP of design, comments on the contribution of industrial design in the medical field in the latest episode of “Le design est partout”...
Lotus Prize Award
Mario Gagnon has been invited as a member of the international jury at the Lotus Prize Awards in China along with 8 other professionals.
Winners of an Applied Arts Interactive Award
We mandated lg2 to redesign our brand image and website and their efforts garnered an Applied Arts Award for the excellence of the artistic direction in the ...
Beneficial Collaboration with LXSim
ALTO Design designed an injection moulded plastic pipe support with LXSim.
The Innovation Leaders Club
ALTO Design is proud to participate in this year’s Innovation Leaders Club as the sole representative from the industrial design and engineering consulting ...
EBACE airshow in Geneva
ALTO Design is attending the 2014 edition of EBACE toward the end of the month. The European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) is a premier ...
Color Marketing Group
Through its VP of design, Patrick Mainville, ALTO is a member of Color Marketing Group.
New 3D Printer: Dimension Elite
ALTO Design has been offering 3D printing services using Dimension products for almost 10 years.
2014 edition of the Milan Furniture Fair
ALTO Design once again attended the 2014 edition of the Milan Furniture Fair, which was held from April 8 to 13.
Mario Gagnon on the jury of the XXIIIth edition of the ADI Compasso d’Oro Award
Our President, Mario Gagnon, was invited to sit on the jury of the XXIIIth edition of the ADI Compasso d’Oro Award to be held in Milan on April 6 and 7, 2014...
A rewarding collaboration in industrial design and digital technology
The Montreal teams of ALTO Design, an industrial design agency, and w.illi.am/, a digital consulting and development firm, are pleased to share the initial ...
Mario Gagnon elected to the ICSID board of directors
Mario Gagnon was elected to the ICSID board of directors as representative of the Canadian association.
2014 National Bank SME Awards
ALTO Design is very proud to be one of the 6 finalists of the 2014 National Bank SME Awards.
A prestigious honour for our surgical simulators
ALTO Design was challenged with developing a strong and cohesive design language to unify CAE Healthcare’s new line of surgical simulators.
ALTO Joins Aéro Montréal
Following interesting discussions at the 2013 National Business Aircraft Association (NBAA) convention, ALTO Design has joined the Aéro Montréal cluster.
Purchase of the Deltek Vision ERP System
ALTO Design is proud to announce the acquisition of the Deltek Vision enterprise resource planning software. Deltek is a leader in the management software ...