Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, and Electrical Engineering for both Corporations and Startups
World-Class Product Development
MAKO Design + Invent is a full-service consumer product development firm servicing both established companies and early-stage invention startups. With a 25-person team across 3 offices (Austin, London, Toronto), MAKO has complete in-house industrial design, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering design, and prototyping services. To assist our start-up inventor clients, we also have a subsidiary branch called MAKO Invent that, in addition to above, helps start-ups with patenting, strategy, marketing, and sales/distribution for all consumer product categories.
WE DESIGN PRODUCTS IN THE WEARABLE, INTERNET OF THINGS, MEDICAL, AND PRODUCT 2.0 CATEGORIES
World-class design practices, industrial designers from top tier companies such as Dell, Nike, and Bose, state-of-the art software and computers, and over 500 products designed at MAKO – Just a few of the reasons we set a new bar for phenominal Industrial Design services.
Mechicnal engineering services include Prototyping, Soft Tooling, FDM, FEM, Tool Design, Ribbing, BOM, etc.
We are one of only a few design firms worldwide that have full PCB Design, Chip development, and Firmware coding, all in-house!
SOME OF OUR CLIENTS
MEET THE MAKO CREW
Director of Design
Electrical Engineering Manager
Senior Product Strategy
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Director of Design
Senior Industrial Designer
Senior Mechanical Designer
Senior Firmware Engineer
Director of Finance
Electrical and Firmware Designer
Director of Partnerships
“It’s extremely exciting to be revolutionizing the increadable industry of industrial design and engineering. For each project we earn, we are given the responsibility of developing something amazing to disrupt and improve an entire product market segment for the client. Our goal, simply put, is to make our clients’ product businesses hugely successful.”Kevin Mako
Recent news articles on MAKO Design:
Entrepreneur Magazine: MAKO earns Top 100 Entrepreneurial Firms!
Ryerson University: MAKO boosts start ups
The Globe and Mail: A road warrior’s top 10 tips to make travel bearable
Google Official Blog: How MAKO discovered lean growth
BII2: Kevin Mako appointed as Fellow at Brookfield Institute for Entrepreneurship
Globe and Mail: each office abroad means a new set of rules
SAGE: Kevin Mako keynotes at SAGE Nationals
Product innovation and inspiration is a fascinating topic for us as an industrial design company. We’ve found in many cases, the inspiration behind an invention idea is to solve a daily problem. It’s a problem the inventor is dedicated to improving for themselves,...read more
It’s been an incredible year for MAKO Invent. With only a few weeks left of 2016, we’ve been given the spotlight by the very magazine that ignited our Founders entrepreneurial spirit – Entrepreneur Magazine. The highly anticipated Entrepreneur 360 released the top...read more
There are a few steps to take to get from an idea to developing it and turn it into an actual product. As a product development company, we are aware of the efforts, time and energy that have to be put in a project. MAKO takes pride in helping entrepreneurs and...read more
Strategic Partnerships are a great way to strengthen an industry. At MAKO, we tactically develop relationships that warrant remarkable improvements to the communities and industries involved. Most importantly, we want to make sure that these partnerships leave...read more