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A Future Thinking Consultancy

Space Machine is a Future Thinking consultancy helping business leaders anticipate the future

of their business, the needs of their people, and their role in the culture of tomorrow and beyond.

We are a global network of forward thinkers, researchers, futurists, designers and strategists.

We are small business owners and practicing design thinkers who have bonded together through our shared experiences to form a cohesive, effective and efficient unit. We combine our unique disciplines and expertise seamlessly and without the burden and cost overhead of traditional consultancies or design firms.

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Our work is underpinned by qualitative insights, grounded in executive level management consulting,

imagined by creative strategy and fueled by Design and Future thinking methodology.

Our Services include: Insights, Strategy, Design, Story, Innovation and Leadership.


  • Model Rocket: Our accelerator program for starting and scaling businesses and executives.


  • The Space Coin: Our macro strategy investment service for enterprises interested in Crypto Currencies and Blockchain Technology.


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Empathize with your user.

Whether new research or existing, we help our clients gain a deeper and more empathic understanding of your user. We then turn research into insights that can drive business forward design and strategy. 

Qualitative Design Research

Culture & Trends

Journey Mapping

Behavioral Research 

Expert Interviews 


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"We believe the future of business and economies will exist at the intersection of technology, value creation and imagination. We created Space Machine, Model Rocket and The Space Coin to help our partners conceptualize, realize and design their future."

Austin Ripmaster


Founder, Chief Design Officer

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Portland, OR USA

Boulder, CO USA

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