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Founded in 2005 by Josep Casal (CEO & owner) who had previously a wide experience in the field of Industrial Design and product development, Workplane Design started having a major client: the multinational HP, in its headquarters in Sant Cugat (Barcelona). For more than 10 years HP was our main client with which we grew and expanded services.  Apart from that, we have developed projects from several industrial sectors: household appliances, consumer electronics, tools and industrial machinery, lighting, furniture and bathroom. And we are known for offering innovative solutions and industrially viable designs. See examples of our works.

As part of our business commitment, we are part of the Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona and believing in the grupal benefits of associations we are members of the Barcelona Design Center BCD, in both we are quite active attending their talks, workshops and events, our extensive knowledge team and our network of professional contacts.

Nowadays our services have become tailor made and we can provide not only a design team but outsourcing profiles, production monitoring in China and headhunting services.

How can we help you?

Provide specific profiles to your team!

Temporary outsourcing will increase your company’s productivity and quality standards.

One of its key points is that subcontracting converts fixed costs into variables, you will see others below this lines.

Choosing a quality partner as Workplane + your qualified workforce = success in the outsourced process

Outsourcing means to contract an external company for all or a part of the functional areas of business. Whether in the same company “desk to desk” or remotely, but always in constant communication to be aligned wich is crucial on B2B services.

If you wonder… What are the benefits for my company?


• Efficiency

• Daily results

• Optimization of business processes

• Reducing personnel costs

• Reduced costs of supervision of outsourced areas

• Increased tranquility in the delivery of outsourced work

• Ability to learn new needs and points of views

• Convers fixed costs into variable
• Relief your workers on the payroll as higher productivity gains in ancillary activities

• Flexibility

• Reduction of office space in the case of remote outsourcing

We focus on your needs:

Our profiles include:

  • Designers:
    • Industrial/Product/Conceptualization
    • Graphics / visuals / interfaces /
    • illustrators
    • Interaction, User Experience (UX), Information Architects (IA)
  • Mechanical Engineering and Draughtsmen
  • Management and monitoring of projects in Spain or China
  • Market research and ethnographic research
  • Expert in internal / external communication, online services
  • Professionals from other fields

Finding the perfect one:

The process of selecting personnel to be hired by your company is tedious, we know, and for that reason we present our headhunting service.

why pick out on us?:

  1. Our commitment to deliver candidates in 1 week
  2. Without exclusivity
  3. Pay only if you find the right person for your company, otherwise Workplane Design assumes all the costs of the process.
  4. Always the same interlocutor, you will be assigned one of our consultants who will adapt to your preferences, opinions or feedback to find the most appropriate candidate


TIMELINE Workplane Design

Don't hesitate, let's talk

We know that you got a project in your mind...

Get the results you are looking for to start or finish that project, expanding the team you already have involved, in Workplane Design we can help you by offering our Outsourcing services, in your own company or from our offices in Barcelona or Guangzhou, as well as the punctual service of Headhunting.