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Retail Displays. We get it.

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Solving Retail Display Challenges
for Over 20 Years

Our Process

Concept Designs designs, engineers, and manages the production of custom, permanent, semi-permanent, temporary, and interactive retail displays. Since 1993 we have been committed to providing innovative design, precise engineering, and unsurpassed customer service to our clients. We work collaboratively with our clients to conceive unique solutions to complex design and merchandising challenges. Concept Designs provides full service – from concept through delivery.

Design & Engineering

  • Needs assessment, competitive research, brainstorming
  • Extensive knowledge of retail environments
  • Detailed CAD renderings
  • Selection of ideal materials
  • Graphic development and brand enhancement
  • Expertise in substrates and printing processes
  • Precise detail engineering
  • Prototyping for proof of concept

Project Management

  • Manage all aspects of production
  • Strict attention to budget and timeline
  • Develop detailed, easy-to-follow assembly instructions
  • Coordinate pack out and shipment
  • Follow all client packing, labeling, and shipping requirements
  • Manage and cultivate vendor relationships


  • Strong vendor partnerships with capabilities that include:
  • Acrylics
  • Digital and Offset Printing, Silkscreening
  • Electronics
  • Metal Working
  • Plastic injection molding and fabrication
  • Powder coating
  • Vacuum forming
  • Wood working


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  • Manage shipments via sea freight and air
  • Worldwide distribution and drop shipping capabilities
  • Fulfillment and warehousing centers

Our Customers Say…

“Concept Designs was recommended to us when we were in need of developing new POPs for our products. Upon meeting with Concept Designs and hearing/seeing their design ideas for our POPs, we knew we had the right partner to help us grow our Brand Awareness and ultimately our Sales.

We would most certainly recommend Concept Designs and have already done so. Concept Designs understands the entire process and has helped us achieve our goals – and they can certainly do this for you!”

Mike Gazzano

Director of Marketing, Delta Products Corporation

“CDI is a great partner and…easy to do business with.

I would recommend CDI for many reasons:
· A willingness to really collaborate with their clients on projects – they listen well · Good design work, always presenting more than one creative option
· An understanding of what will actually work and what won’t (engineering expertise)
· Industry experience and a solid body of work for many different types of clients”

Peter Mannos

Senior Manager - Global Visual Brand Display, Brook Sports

“…a full service partner that deliver(s) innovative conceptual design with technical and logistical know-how. Concept Designs delivers the full package on time and in full. They are one of the few agencies we work with that has mastery over big conceptual thinking and super detailed logistics and execution.”

Nick Gonzales

Global Marketing Director; Basketball, Volleyball, & Soccer, Wilson Sporting Goods Co.

“…the longevity of our relationship shows how successful the relationship has been over the years. I would definitely recommend Concept Designs. Your designs (are) innovative and you always have a good concept of the look that Superfeet is aiming towards. Your product is always top quality and all of the various details … are always well thought-out and executed.”

Derek Schauer

Director of Operations, Superfeet

“The relationship with Concept Designs began with our parent company, Cascade Designs Inc. in Seattle. As we are the European subsidiary of Cascade Designs, we ordered displays for the European market.

I would absolutely recommend Concept Designs. I have been very impressed with the product quality, ease of communication between Cascade Designs and Concept Designs and receiving the merchandising items on time.”

Maurice Gowan

Marketing Executive, Cascade Designs Ltd. (Ireland)

“I have been working with Concept Designs for over 20 years. CDI is the most innovative POP/POS company I have worked with. They are great at listening to what we are looking to accomplish from the display and then providing us with Innovative ideas that challenge conventional wisdom. They are also detailed oriented and always provide great service right down to delivery of the final product. I never worry about quality, deadlines or innovation with Concept Designs.”

Evan Wert

President, Icebug USA, Inc.

Our Customers

Our Team

 Louis Hsiao

Louis Hsiao

Benevolent Dictator

Alma Mater: UC Berkeley and that other school across the bay (Stanford?)

At CDI Since: The Mesozoic Era

Favorite Quote: “…that is why you fail…” – Yoda, “I love the smell of napalm in the morning…” – Colonel Kilgore, Apocalypse Now

Favorite Movie(s): The Godfather, Alien, The Big Lebowski, Casino Royale (Daniel Craig), Patriot Games, Dodge Ball, Airplane, Star Wars

Favorite Stupid Dance Move: MJ’s crotch grab

Larry Rockwell

Larry Rockwell

Director of Business Development

Alma Mater: New York University

At CDI Since: 2003

Favorite Quote: “In Italy, for thirty years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, they had five hundred years of democracy and peace – and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock.” – Orson Welles, The Third Man

Curt Jo

Curt Jo

Design Director

Alma Mater: San Jose State University

At CDI Since: 1999

Star Wars or Star Trek: Star Trek

Bagels or Donuts: Donuts (“Glazed Old Fashioned” is a favorite)

Favorite Movie(s): 2001, A Space Odyssey

Favorite Foreign City So Far: Paris (Great architecture and art), Barcelona (Great people, food, culture, and art)

Ann Marie Alanes

Ann Marie Alanes

Operations Manager

Alma Mater: Loyola University Chicago

At CDI Since: 2005

Favorite Quote: “I’m very important. I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany.”

Nobody Knows That I: …was a hip hop dancer on The Jenny Jones Show

Favorite Stupid Dance Move: The Typewriter

Wyanne Tsang

Wyanne Tsang


Alma Mater: Queen’s University (Mech Eng), AAU (IDS)

At CDI Since: 2014

Star Wars or Star Trek: Ewoks for life (Star Wars Eps. IV-VI only)

Bagels or Donuts: Timbits

Favorite Quote: “Quack! Quack! Quack! Quack!….” -The Mighty Ducks

Favorite Foreign City So Far: Istanbul (not Constantinople)

Jill Daisy

Jill Daisy

Project Management, Marketing, Design...

Alma Mater: Columbia College Chicago

At CDI Since: 2014

Favorite Quote: “They call me the Hiphopopotamus my lyrics are bottomless…”.

Favorite Movie(s): Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Favorite Foreign City So Far: Paris, what’s not to love?

Favorite Stupid Dance Move: Type in “Country Hip Hop Dancing” on YouTube. You’re welcome…

Paul Andam

Paul Andam


Alma Mater: Academy of Art University

At CDI Since: 2015

Favorite Movie: Aliens

Favorite Quote: “Haste is a poor counselor” Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo

Favorite Foreign City So Far: Manila

Life Lessons: Learn how to bunny hop properly. It will save you a lot of money.

Steven Jacobs

Steven Jacobs

Project Manager

Alma Mater: Currently pursuing Mechanical Engineering Degree

At CDI Since: 2015

Favorite Movie: Dumb and Dumber

Favorite Quote: “When people tell me, You’re going to regret that in the morning, I sleep in ’til noon, because I’m a problem solver.” – Zach Galifianakis

Favorite Foreign City So Far: Edinburgh, Scotland

Life Lessons: Work hard, good things will happen.

Jacob Severson

Jacob Severson

Business Development

Alma Mater: Chico State

At CDI Since: 2015

Star Wars or Star Trek: Star Wars

Favorite Movie: Wreck it Ralph

Favorite Quote: “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”-Thomas A. Edison

Favorite Foreign City So Far: Madrid, Spain

Life Lessons: Punch life back, always.

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