NAICS Code 541420 - Industrial Design Services

Industry Sector

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Total Companies


Est. Employment



This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in creating and developing designs and specifications that optimize the use, value, and appearance of their products. These services can include the determination of the materials, construction, mechanisms, shape, color, and surface finishes of the product, taking into consideration human characteristics and needs, safety, market appeal, and efficiency in production, distribution, use, and maintenance. Establishments providing automobile or furniture industrial design services or industrial design consulting services are included in this industry.


NAICS Code 541420 - Industrial Design Services is a final level code of the “Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services” Sector. There are 198 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 10,914 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 541420 - Industrial Design Services are:

  • Automobile industrial design services
  • Furniture design services
  • Handtool industrial design services
  • Industrial design consulting services
  • Industrial design services
  • Packaging industrial design services
  • Tool industrial design services


For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 541420 - Industrial Design Services that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in: