About Hager Design

About Hager Design Image

Founded in 2006, Hager Design, Inc. specializes in fashion, casual, tactical and performance footwear design, branding, social media marketing, entrepreneurship and e-commerce.

Founder and industrial designer, Darin Hager, has two decades of experience as a corporate designer, consultant, brand owner and entrepreneur. Clients include Sperry Top-Sider, Hi-Tec Sports, Puma, Reebok, Etonic, Sebago, CAT, US Army Brand, Blackhawk Tactical Group, Original SWAT, OTB, Clarks, Dunham, Category 5 Boat Shoes and since 2007, CEO of Heyday Footwear.

Darin and his prolific body of footwear designs have been featured, profiled and interviewed hundreds of times in the media including ABC-TV's Chronicle, Maxim Magazine, ID Magazine, KICKS Magazine, Antenna Magazine, The Source, MTV, Footwear News, Footwear Plus, Footwear Intelligence, WSA Today, WGSN, So You Think You Can Dance, The Doneger Group, StyleSight, Hypebeast.com, Boldfacers.com, The Boston Globe, HighSnobiety.com and Playboy.

Hager Design, Inc. is now taking on new clients in footwear design. Also available as a consultant and speaker on small business, brand ownership, and fashion entrepreneurship. 

The most beautiful curve is a rising sales graph. - Raymond Loewy, industrial design pioneer