Every good prototype design firms knows your invention deserves to be protected. Your blood, sweat, and tears went into it and it’s better to be safe than sorry for protecting it. A design patent protects the way your product looks where a utility patent protects how...read more
This year’s Austin Design Week featured many diverse events for design aficionados to explore, including designing parenthood, playing with chalk, exploring the world of artificial intelligence design, designing your career, and so much more. With the Austin...read more
At Mako Design + Invent, we are constantly inspired by invention ideas and inventions both old and new. Product design has been around for decades and it’s incredible to see how far it’s come. One thing that many people don’t realize is how far back some inventions...read more
Prototypes are critical in the development of your products but what many people don’t realize is how prototype design differs in your stages of development. Here are five types of prototypes your prototype design firm should be telling you about and creating for you....read more
At Mako Design + Invent, our industrial design agency believes in finding inspiration through other innovations, since you never know where you can pull inspiration from. We found it fascinating when 3D printed jewelry hit the marketplace, and we saw products like...read more
We’ve seen some unique patents over the years. Industrial design includes a wide realm of inventions and you never know what product is going to hit the marketplace next. In the spirit of Halloween, our product development company has rounded up five unique designs...read more
With over 13,000 applicants to the Dreamvention contest from across the United States, we’ve finally decided the top 5 inventions created by some brilliant young minds. In partnership with Frito-Lay and ABC’s Shark Tank star Robert Herjevac, our product development...read more
To be accomplished in the world of design is a concept foreign to most. Industrial design takes a wide array of qualities and skills, and thinking like a world class designer takes a certain type of person. However, by incorporating the below tips, you can help...read more
Mako Design + Invent prides itself in being an innovative industrial design firm, however, we can’t solve all the issues out there when it comes to poor product design. Our industrial design firm has seen those products that are an improvement of a poorly made...read more
Being a creative person doesn’t always come easy and it’s normal to often hit a dry spell. Thinking of creative and innovative solutions day-to-day is a huge part of our industrial design company but unfortunately can make you burn out quick. So what do you do to keep...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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