we imagine. we inspire. we innovate.

Cardboard Helicopter is a product design firm based near Cleveland, Ohio, who transforms product ideas into successful design achievements. Our clients range from entrepreneurs and start-up companies to fortune 500 corporations. Our design process is exciting, inspiring and collaborative, having designed for a wide range of product categories. We partner closely with our clients to meet their objectives and schedules, and combine design, innovation and manufacturing experience to refine your early concepts and create extraordinary products that connect with end-users for marketplace success.





  • Cardboard Helicopter has proven to be an incredible product design resource for Jokari. They bring ideas with powerful consumer insight coupled with great aesthetic and functional design.

    Jim McKinnis/ President & CEO Jokari/US, Inc

  • Working with Cardboard Helicopter has allowed us to expedite our design and development process as a whole. With minimal instruction, we always receive quality drawings and concepts to take our products to the next level and revamp sometimes stagnant designs with their outside perspective.

    Michael Sheridan – Pulse Performance Scooters


  • The Cardboard Helicopter team is always pleasure to work with throughout the development of our projects. The team is always able to quickly come up to speed on our design requirement. This key attribute allows them to rapidly deliver spot-on designs that meet our requested deliverables.

    Louis Chalfant/ Senior Product Engineer – Smith’s Products


  • As a seasonally driven company, projects here at Enerco Mr. Heater come on fast and need to be put through the paces very quickly. The people at Cardboard Helicopter have the attention to detail and collaborative spirit that we have been looking for. Their ability to assess and react to our needs as a customer quickly, have been invaluable to our business since starting our partnership with the Helicopter guys.

    Joe Mahan / Product Manager- Enerco Group inc.


Tim Hayes

(440) 941-8991


18524 Detroit Ave. Rear Building Lakewood,OH 44107