The Studio

Unique Design Solutions

Founded in 2003 the Cohda studio has evolved into a multidisciplinary team, capable of delivering highly innovative design solutions.


At the heart of Cohda is a commitment to research, experimentation and innovation. Driven by new materials, pioneering technology and the latest manufacturing techniques, Cohda creates contemporary, bold and revolutionary products that surprise and excite.

As an independent studio Cohda provides design services from initial strategy and concept through to design engineering for full production to like-minded organisations.

With our creative strategy, Cohda designs have achieved international recognition that has resulted in new patents, awards, licensing opportunities and increased sales for our clients.




  • Product Design
  • Industrial Design + Product Engineering
  • Research and Development
  • Extending Product Ranges
  • White Label Product Design under NDA
  • New Technology Development
  • Product Styling + Concept Design
  • Prototyping and Manufacture

Key Personnel


Richard G Liddle |Founder/ Creative Director | MA | MPhil RCA | Recognised for his unique design approach and expertise in emerging technology, his designs have received worldwide recognition. Educated at the Royal College of Art, he holds double Masters in Design and Design Products.

Martin J Harbottle | Partner/ Technical Director | BEng | MSc | CEng MIMechE | Is a proven technical problem solver with 20 years industry experience at some of the world’s most successful companies such as Rolls Royce, Triumph, GE and Siemens.

David Pope | Finance Director | MBA | With comprehensive expertise in strategy planning, acquisitions, project investment and funding, David oversees the Cohda project portfolio.