Like the digital landscapes we spend a lot of our time in, product design has also started to pay closer attention to user experience. Especially when it comes to IoT and our IoT design firm. For connected products, the ease-of-use isn’t strictly tied to the physical...read more
Eureka moments are hard to come across, but when they hit, it’s like a boost of creative adrenaline. Even at our product design firm, fuzzy issues seem clearer, ideas flow easier, and dead ends turn into the solutions we’ve been waiting for. Plenty of inventions come...read more
Attention all makers, tinkerers, and builders-of-things! This year’s Maker Festival in Toronto has an all new component brought to you by Mako Design, our engineering design firm. For the most innovative, most interesting, and most promising projects, we give you an...read more
Whether you have already come up with a brilliant invention idea or you are in the process of brainstorming one, it is important to consider the different factors that may affect the success of your invention. As a product design firm that has helped hundreds of...read more
Our mechanical engineering firm at MAKO Design works on so many different types of products. Some of the most interesting ones come from ideas that find their inspiration in the natural world. Innovation doesn’t always mean creating something entirely new, which is...read more
Congratulations! Your product has been a great success, and you’ve enjoyed a nice run for years, maybe even decades. But as with all good things, they can eventually come to an end, and recently you’ve seen sales of your brilliant product decline. That's where our...read more
Whether you’re just sketching out the beginnings of an idea, or you’re already building out your prototype with us here at MAKO Design, building up your knowledge base is always helpful when it comes to next steps. Staying in-the-know when it comes to product design...read more
Completing any project, from market research for your latest design idea to finishing up a prototype, can suffer from those periodic lapses in productivity. Between answering emails or getting stuck in the nitty-gritty operational details, it’s hard not to get bogged...read more
For some inventors, the pitch is the scariest part of the process when turning your idea into an honest-to-goodness product. There’s no skirting around the fact that presenting your prototype design to prospective investors, retailers or business partners can feel...read more
One of the most thrilling industries we at MAKO Invent have experience with is IoT design. IoT products in particular prove just how powerful a creative idea can be, especially since a lot of the most innovative leaps in the category are straight out of science...read more
MAKO Design + Invent: From Idea to Store Shelves
MAKO Design + Invent is a full-service consumer product development firm servicing both high-growth corporate manufacturers and invention startups. With a 25-person team across 3 offices (Austin, England, Toronto), MAKO has complete in-house industrial design, mechanical engineering, and 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. For our corporate clients, MAKO Design develops world-class consumer electronics designs through our industrial, mechanical, and electrical design teams.
For Enterprise & Manufacturers
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For Inventors & Startups
Have an invention idea? We have developed hundreds of products for startups in addition to providing end-to-end solutions to get our inventor clients from Idea to Stores Shelves! We are here to help.
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