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Make48: The Competition Show Inspiring Inventors of All Ages and Experience

Make48: The Competition Show Inspiring Inventors of All Ages and Experience

Mako Design + Invent
December 1, 2021

Despite the continued challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re amazed to see those in the product development and inventor communities still continue to grow. On our end, we’ve been pushing... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 1, 2021
MAKO Client Featured in COCOLILY & CO. Holiday Gift Guide

MAKO Client Featured in COCOLILY & CO. Holiday Gift Guide

Mako Design + Invent
November 17, 2021

What never ceases to amaze me is how quickly winter holiday decorations replace Halloween ones in malls the second the clock strikes 12 on November 1st. In lockstep, stores hit... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 17, 2021
MAKO Design is DesignRush’s Top Industrial Design Agency!

MAKO Design is DesignRush’s Top Industrial Design Agency!

Mako Design + Invent
November 8, 2021

We’re number one! That’s right, MAKO Design + Invent was named as DesignRush’s top industrial design company in November! The experts at DesignRush identified the top 20 leaders in our... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 8, 2021
MAKO Client CNCT is Gearing Up for Something MASSIVE

MAKO Client CNCT is Gearing Up for Something MASSIVE

Mako Design + Invent
October 26, 2021

Our product design agency in Austin has some big news to share with you. Our client, CNCT, has a brand new re-launch website! We’ll cut to the chase, even we... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 26, 2021
Gjenge Makers: Plastic Bricks Stronger Than Concrete

Gjenge Makers: Plastic Bricks Stronger Than Concrete

Mako Design + Invent
October 19, 2021

What’s stronger than concrete bricks? Plastic bricks! We’re not talking about Lego here. This plastic brick invention design comes from Nairobi-based Gjenge Makers. Astoundingly, these plastic building materials are up... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 19, 2021
HoverGlide: The Backpack that Helps Reduce the Force on Your Knees

HoverGlide: The Backpack that Helps Reduce the Force on Your Knees

Mako Design + Invent
October 12, 2021

Honestly, if you saw someone running with one of these backpacks, I think it’s one of the few times that it would be appropriate to stare. The only similar products... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 12, 2021
MAKO’s Favorite Inventions to Keep Your Environment Germ-Free

MAKO’s Favorite Inventions to Keep Your Environment Germ-Free

Mako Design + Invent
September 27, 2021

There’s light at the end of the tunnel. More and more people continue to get vaccinated. We’re seeing sports and music venues returning to full capacity. We’re optimistic, yet cautious.... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 27, 2021
You’re Invited to Kevin Mako’s Crowdfunded Summit Keynote on October 5, 2021!

You’re Invited to Kevin Mako’s Crowdfunded Summit Keynote on October 5, 2021!

Mako Design + Invent
September 14, 2021

With over 40 speakers, more than 40 hours of content, and $100,000 in giveaways, the Crowdfunded Summit is the biggest global virtual crowdfunding event for invention makers. Our President and... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 14, 2021
MAKO’s Top Accessories for Apple Products in 2021

MAKO’s Top Accessories for Apple Products in 2021

Mako Design + Invent
September 13, 2021

Every year Apple fanatics look forward to the month of September. Because it’s around this time of year where Apple hosts various events to unveil their new lineup of products.... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 13, 2021
memobottle: Slim Water Bottles that Fit Almost Anywhere

memobottle: Slim Water Bottles that Fit Almost Anywhere

Mako Design + Invent
September 9, 2021

Every year we throw billions of plastic water bottles away. Only one in six end up recycled. Even worse, is almost 80 percent of these non-biodegradable water battles fill up... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 9, 2021
Designing an Artificial Microclimate: HIIVE

Designing an Artificial Microclimate: HIIVE

Mako Design + Invent
September 1, 2021

Have you read about our client’s Keeki bag? The Keeiki bag is a linen bag lined with beeswax allowing the bread to breathe without drying out. Typical plastic bread bags,... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 1, 2021
MAKO’s Favorite Cooking Products in 2021 Part 2

MAKO’s Favorite Cooking Products in 2021 Part 2

Mako Design + Invent
August 18, 2021

It’s time for second helpings! We’re back again with Part 2 of our favorite invention designs for cooks! Our previous blog explored our client’s Intellipan and some other great inventions... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 18, 2021
MAKO’s Favorite Cooking Products in 2021 Part 1

MAKO’s Favorite Cooking Products in 2021 Part 1

Mako Design + Invent
July 28, 2021

Live to eat; not eat to live. Stuck indoors with not much to do, many of us tried our hand at cooking new recipes throughout the pandemic. Some of you... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 28, 2021
Solutions to Problems Worth Solving: Compostable Tableware

Solutions to Problems Worth Solving: Compostable Tableware

Mako Design + Invent
July 19, 2021

With pandemic restrictions beginning to loosen up, it may very well be the beginning of the end of an era. An era where our culinary experiences are ruled by Uber... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 19, 2021
Ikea & Sonos Partner to Release a Picture Frame Smart Speaker

Ikea & Sonos Partner to Release a Picture Frame Smart Speaker

Mako Design + Invent
July 15, 2021

“Looks like music. Sounds like art.” Oh, that’s clever, Ikea. In partnership with Sonos, Ikea recently announced the SYMFONISK Wi-Fi picture frame, a smart speaker invention design. What does affordable... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 15, 2021
Virgin Galactic Completes First Fully Crewed Spaceflight

Virgin Galactic Completes First Fully Crewed Spaceflight

Mako Design + Invent
July 13, 2021

Back in April, we talked about Virgin Galactic’s brand new SpaceShip III, the VSS Imagine. In that article, we also mentioned that they announced that they were going to do... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 13, 2021
Demsey Kirkwood, MAKO’s Sr. Mechanical Engineer, is a Designer of the Year Award 2021 Finalist

Demsey Kirkwood, MAKO’s Sr. Mechanical Engineer, is a Designer of the Year Award 2021 Finalist

Mako Design + Invent
July 12, 2021

Congratulations to our Senior Mechanical Engineer, Demsey Kirkwood! Demsey was recently named a finalist for Western Living Magazine’s 2021 Designers of the Year award. Western Living Magazine is an award-winning... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 12, 2021
Beautifully Designed Products to Spruce Up Your Home Office | Part 2

Beautifully Designed Products to Spruce Up Your Home Office | Part 2

Mako Design + Invent
July 7, 2021

One of the things we learned from this pandemic is the fact that many workplaces can, in fact, transition to working from home. In fact, recent studies show that this... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 7, 2021
Hyundai Acquires The World-Renown Robotics Design Company Boston Dynamics

Hyundai Acquires The World-Renown Robotics Design Company Boston Dynamics

Mako Design + Invent
July 6, 2021

Robotics and automobiles. Bet you didn’t see that coming. In June, Hyundai announced they acquired a controlling stake in the world-renown robotics product design company Boston Dynamics from the Softbank... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 6, 2021
Canada Day 2021: Recognizing Some of the Greatest Canadian Inventors

Canada Day 2021: Recognizing Some of the Greatest Canadian Inventors

Mako Design + Invent
June 28, 2021

Oh, Canada! July 1st is Canada Day! Today, we’re honoring Canadian invention makers from far and wide. Indeed, Canada has a rich history of inventions and inventors that changed the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 28, 2021
mumbak: Designed and Engineered by Mako Design

mumbak: Designed and Engineered by Mako Design

Mako Design + Invent
June 23, 2021

About 80% of Americans will experience back pain in their lives. And It all comes down to the spine, more specifically the part in the lower back area called the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 23, 2021
The Blazing Beard Tool: Designed and Engineered by Mako Design

The Blazing Beard Tool: Designed and Engineered by Mako Design

Mako Design + Invent
June 22, 2021

With all this extra time alone, we’ve been able to experiment. I guess you could say that’s one of the few positive things that came out of social distancing and... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 22, 2021
We Were Nominated as a Top Industrial Design Podcast by Welp Magazine!

We Were Nominated as a Top Industrial Design Podcast by Welp Magazine!

Mako Design + Invent
June 17, 2021

When our boss Kevin isn’t busy presenting entrepreneurial keynotes on the main stage, writing for Forbes, spearheading community-building events with Hollywood movie stars, participating in earth-shattering collabs, teaching at one... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 17, 2021
LGBTQ Inventors and Innovators

LGBTQ Inventors and Innovators

Mako Design + Invent
June 9, 2021

It’s Pride Month! To celebrate we want to recognize LGBTQ invention makers and innovators who, against all odds, made the world a better place for all of us. The joy... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 9, 2021
Mako Design Selected by DesignRush as one of the Best Consulting Firms in May

Mako Design Selected by DesignRush as one of the Best Consulting Firms in May

Mako Design + Invent
May 26, 2021

It sure is nice to be recognized as one of the best industrial design consultants! Mako Design was just listed on DesignRush’s Best Consulting Firms Ranking List for May 2021.... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 26, 2021
A Day in the Life of an Industrial Designer: Featuring Mako Design’s Evan Hughes

A Day in the Life of an Industrial Designer: Featuring Mako Design’s Evan Hughes

Mako Design + Invent
May 5, 2021

Another “May the 4th” has come and gone. Every year, Star Wars fans look forward to this day to relive the stories of the rebellious Han Solo, the pragmatic Princess... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 5, 2021
Our Director of Design and Sr. Industrial Designer Attend IDSA Getting it Made Deep Dive

Our Director of Design and Sr. Industrial Designer Attend IDSA Getting it Made Deep Dive

Mako Design + Invent
May 3, 2021

Success largely depends on who you know. Which is one of the reasons why we’re strong advocates for building a robust personal brand. Because it’s within your network where you’ll... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 3, 2021
Hardware, Software, and Firmware

Hardware, Software, and Firmware

Mako Design + Invent
April 21, 2021

As a world-class hardware product development company for startups and inventors, one of our objectives is to demystify product development for all. As with any specialized industry, there always seems... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 21, 2021
Beautifully Designed Products to Spruce Up Your Home Office | Part 1

Beautifully Designed Products to Spruce Up Your Home Office | Part 1

Mako Design + Invent
March 29, 2021

COVID-19 has transformed the way we work. Working from home doesn’t seem like such a crazy idea. We’ve grown accustomed to online meetings through apps like Google Meet and manage... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 29, 2021
Think Green, It’s St. Patrick’s Day!

Think Green, It’s St. Patrick’s Day!

Mako Design + Invent
March 17, 2021

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! We’re celebrating St. Paddy’s Day by taking the traditional green theme in a different direction – today we’re talking about sustainability. What’s clear is that there’s... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 17, 2021
Clutch Awards Mako Design as One of the Top Companies for Business Strategy in 2021

Clutch Awards Mako Design as One of the Top Companies for Business Strategy in 2021

Mako Design + Invent
March 10, 2021

Over the past few months, we’ve seen businesses continue to navigate through the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time, we’ve also seen businesses pivot and successfully seize... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 10, 2021
SOLIDWORKS Praises Mako Design for Product Development Achievements

SOLIDWORKS Praises Mako Design for Product Development Achievements

Mako Design + Invent
March 8, 2021

What comes to mind when you hear the word smartphone? Probably an iPhone. When graphic designers think of design tools, they think of Photoshop. When product designers think of the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 8, 2021
The Ultimate Inventor’s Manual

The Ultimate Inventor’s Manual

Mako Design + Invent
February 18, 2021

If you’re an inventor, startup or small business, you’re at the right place. Welcome to the complete guide for invention makers in Canada. Want to dive right into the Inventor’s... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 18, 2021
Watch the Founders Funding Couch on Feb. 18 at 2:00 PM EST

Watch the Founders Funding Couch on Feb. 18 at 2:00 PM EST

Mako Design + Invent
February 17, 2021

It’s a show you don’t want to miss. Kevin Mako, the President and Founder of the leading industrial design firm in Toronto, will speak at the Founders Funding Couch. Watch... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 17, 2021
Top Three Tips for Product Development Success in 2021

Top Three Tips for Product Development Success in 2021

Mako Design + Invent
January 19, 2021

Product development to the novice inventor may seem like a long and daunting task, but to the team at Mako Design, we have years of experience in the inventing field... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 19, 2021
2021: The Future of Product Development

2021: The Future of Product Development

Mako Design + Invent
January 11, 2021

New year, newer products, which means that every step of the product development process has to push for innovation. The year 2020 has empowered many companies to apply for design-thinking... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 11, 2021
3 Important Lessons for Every Aspiring Entrepreneur

3 Important Lessons for Every Aspiring Entrepreneur

Mako Design + Invent
January 6, 2021

If you plan on starting a business or start-up, you’re probably thinking about embarking upon the journey of becoming an entrepreneur. Becoming an entrepreneur is a long but gratifying experience,... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 6, 2021
What Every Small Business Needs for Successful Branding

What Every Small Business Needs for Successful Branding

Mako Design + Invent
January 5, 2021

One of the most important areas to be prepared for when planning to start your small business is to fully understand and know your ideal branding strategy. Every successful business... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 5, 2021
How to Prepare Your Small Business to Investors

How to Prepare Your Small Business to Investors

Mako Design + Invent
January 4, 2021

A lot of up and coming small business owners use a number of different methods to have the rights funs to start their small business as being financially ready for... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 4, 2021
How to Plan and Prioritize Your Upcoming Product Debut for the New Year

How to Plan and Prioritize Your Upcoming Product Debut for the New Year

Mako Design + Invent
December 31, 2020

With a new year among us comes the perfect opportunity to prepare for an exciting product debut! If you’re in the midst of growing a start-up or small business and... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 31, 2020
Mako Design’s Top Tips to Step Into the New Year As a Successful Entrepreneur

Mako Design’s Top Tips to Step Into the New Year As a Successful Entrepreneur

Mako Design + Invent
December 30, 2020

Everyone has a list of new years resolutions that they hope to accomplish. If you’ve been sitting on the idea of becoming a powerful and successful entrepreneur, our Florida invention... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 30, 2020
Innovative Products That You Need In the New Year

Innovative Products That You Need In the New Year

Mako Design + Invent
December 29, 2020

A New Innovative Way to Get Around If you live or work in the city, you probably know how traffic can be a killer. Going into the new year, save... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 29, 2020
The Best Tech Stocking Stuffers

The Best Tech Stocking Stuffers

Mako Design + Invent
December 24, 2020

A Unique Throwback Smart Watch Case If you plan on getting a new impressive tech piece for a friend or family member who appreciates some good nostalgia, this smart watchcase... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 24, 2020
Mako Design’s 2020 Gift Guide for Parents

Mako Design’s 2020 Gift Guide for Parents

Mako Design + Invent
December 23, 2020

An Innovative, Life-Changing Product Made for Newborns All new parents know how important it is to closely monitor the health of their newest born child and prevent them from getting... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 23, 2020
Mako Design’s 2020 Gift Guide for Kid Products

Mako Design’s 2020 Gift Guide for Kid Products

Mako Design + Invent
December 22, 2020

An Innovative Music Product for Kids There are many ways to approach helping kids learn a new skill or become interested in a new hobby. If you want your kid... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 22, 2020
Mako Design Listed as A Top 20 Design Firm by SGA Talent!

Mako Design Listed as A Top 20 Design Firm by SGA Talent!

Mako Design + Invent
December 16, 2020

At our Texas product development agency, Mako Design, we work hard to provide the best product design and development services to our clients. As a result of our hard work,... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 16, 2020
Design Considerations When Making an Outdoor Product

Design Considerations When Making an Outdoor Product

Mako Design + Invent
December 9, 2020

As seasons change, the products we use in our daily lives begin to shift to accommodate the drastic weather changes. One might notice that along with our products changing, the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 9, 2020
What is a Non-Disclosure Agreement and When You Need It

What is a Non-Disclosure Agreement and When You Need It

Mako Design + Invent
December 2, 2020

The patent or invention non-disclosure agreement is a Unilateral non-disclosure agreement (NDA) that is used to protect an invention. Due to the confidential nature of an unexecuted idea for a... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 2, 2020
Mako Design’s Favorite Innovative Speaker Designs

Mako Design’s Favorite Innovative Speaker Designs

Mako Design + Invent
December 2, 2020

A Multifunctional Headphone-Speaker Combo If you’re an audiophile, chances are you probably have a different speaker or headphone devices in order to listen and enjoy your favorite songs. One commonality... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 2, 2020
How to Find the Best Product Design Company

How to Find the Best Product Design Company

Mako Design + Invent
December 1, 2020

Product design is all about finding customer pain points and figuring out ways to solve them. After targeting the exact pain points, the product design firm will create the product,... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 1, 2020
What Makes a Tech Product Innovative?

What Makes a Tech Product Innovative?

Mako Design + Invent
December 1, 2020

It’s no surprise to our Austin invention design studio that within the product design and innovative field, new inventors are always looking for ways to come up with the newest... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 1, 2020
Why You Should Use Rapid Prototyping for Your IoT Invention

Why You Should Use Rapid Prototyping for Your IoT Invention

Mako Design + Invent
November 24, 2020

In the fast-changing IoT world, rapid prototyping has progressively taken the stage. Tech projects used to take years to move from conception to market. But in today’s incredible speed of... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 24, 2020
Top Five 3D Printers for Your New Product

Top Five 3D Printers for Your New Product

Mako Design + Invent
November 13, 2020

In previous posts, we’ve talked about how 3D printing is revolutionizing our world. If you are a new inventor, understanding the importance of 3D printing is essential for the design... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 13, 2020
Mako Design’s Favorite Movies for Product Design Inspiration

Mako Design’s Favorite Movies for Product Design Inspiration

Mako Design + Invent
November 9, 2020

If You Build It ‘If You Build It’ surrounds the life of one of America’s high school design programs that shows how the students of one innovative classroom plan to... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 9, 2020
What a Startup vs. Small Business Mean to Mako Design

What a Startup vs. Small Business Mean to Mako Design

Mako Design + Invent
October 29, 2020

Beginning an entrepreneurial venture is never an easy journey. Having the drive, passion, and determination to start something new can be just as equally rewarding as it is challenging. When... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 29, 2020
Mako Design’s Top Tips on How to Learn More About Design!

Mako Design’s Top Tips on How to Learn More About Design!

Mako Design + Invent
October 27, 2020

No matter if you’re an up and coming entrepreneur or a home inventor with a great idea that you want to bring to life, learning about design is a powerful... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 27, 2020
The Newest Products That Are All About Accessibility

The Newest Products That Are All About Accessibility

Mako Design + Invent
October 26, 2020

An Example of an Accessibility Product Design for the Visually Impaired The team at Mako Design knows how to use our Oakland industrial design services to strategically develop products designed... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 26, 2020
The Latest Wearable Tech Pieces to Make Your Life Easier

The Latest Wearable Tech Pieces to Make Your Life Easier

Mako Design + Invent
October 22, 2020

A Smart Helmet that Our Florida Product Design Specialist Believes All Cyclists Need! If you bike frequently or consider yourself a biker, your safety while out on the road should... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 22, 2020
Our Client Product, the ROVER Packhopper on Display at the Red Dot Museum Winners Exhibit!

Our Client Product, the ROVER Packhopper on Display at the Red Dot Museum Winners Exhibit!

Mako Design + Invent
October 21, 2020

About the Red Dot Museum Winners Exhibit! The Red Dot Awards celebrate their design awards in more ways than just an online exhibition! The team at Red Dot Design dedicated... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 21, 2020
Latest Products with Innovative Packaging

Latest Products with Innovative Packaging

Mako Design + Invent
October 20, 2020

How Sustainability and Product Packaging Work Together Within the product packaging realm, both consumers and designers know that packaging can account for a large amount of waste that can be... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 20, 2020
Mako Design Featured on Creative Pool’s Editorial!

Mako Design Featured on Creative Pool’s Editorial!

Mako Design + Invent
October 19, 2020

A big value that we stand for at our Austin product development studio. Mako Design is collaboration! Collaboration is a big part of what makes the Mako Design team work... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 19, 2020
Product Designs Made to Help You Focus

Product Designs Made to Help You Focus

Mako Design + Invent
October 14, 2020

A Bluetooth Speaker Our Miami Industrial Design Consultant Loves By far one of the biggest distractions that get in our way while trying to work or focus is our smartphone.... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 14, 2020
Mako Design’s Top Design Trends to Incorporate for a Successful Product

Mako Design’s Top Design Trends to Incorporate for a Successful Product

Mako Design + Invent
October 13, 2020

At Mako Design, we love to stay on top of the latest design trends and study which products become the most successful. Our experienced team of talented designers is always... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 13, 2020
Mako Design’s Favorite Headphone Product Designs

Mako Design’s Favorite Headphone Product Designs

Mako Design + Invent
October 13, 2020

A Sustainable Headphone Product Design Made of Cork! Sustainable design is a smart and innovative way to approach product design. Society and consumers are leaning more and more towards more... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 13, 2020
Mako Design Celebrates Small Business Month 2020!

Mako Design Celebrates Small Business Month 2020!

Mako Design + Invent
October 7, 2020

What is Small Business Month? Small Business Month is a recurring event that accounts for and appreciates small businesses from around the world. The month was recognized and proclaimed in... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 7, 2020
The ASL Head Array Designed by Our Director of Design, Tim Uys, Wins the 2020 Mobility Award!

The ASL Head Array Designed by Our Director of Design, Tim Uys, Wins the 2020 Mobility Award!

Mako Design + Invent
October 5, 2020

The team at our Austin industrial design agency, Mako Design, is always looking for new ways to innovate and bring product design to the next level. As so, our team... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 5, 2020
What the Mako Design Team Consider When Designing a Product

What the Mako Design Team Consider When Designing a Product

Mako Design + Invent
September 29, 2020

When you work with Mako Design, you can rest assured that our qualified and world-class team is ready to bring your ideas to life! The team at Mako Design all... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 29, 2020
Innovation for Accessibility: The DOT Watch

Innovation for Accessibility: The DOT Watch

Mako Design + Invent
September 28, 2020

Our Florida product design consultant loves to learn and keep updated on the latest innovations and new design trends from around the world. Not only does Mako Design like to... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 28, 2020
Product Designs Made to Help You Multitask!

Product Designs Made to Help You Multitask!

Mako Design + Invent
September 22, 2020

An Automated Stir Fryer to Help You Make Meals Faster! Anyone who lives at home and cooks for themselves is quite aware of how time-consuming it can be to prepare... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 22, 2020
The Best Home Appliance Product Designs

The Best Home Appliance Product Designs

Mako Design + Invent
September 17, 2020

The Ultimate Multi-Functional Product for Any Home If you’re looking for the ultimate home appliance our Ontario industrial design agency thinks Mr. Alfred is the perfect innovation. Mr. Alfred is... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 17, 2020
Mako Design’s Favorite Product Design Podcasts

Mako Design’s Favorite Product Design Podcasts

Mako Design + Invent
September 16, 2020

The product design world is always changing and progressing and staying up to date on the latest innovations and news can become overwhelming – which is why the team at... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 16, 2020
Mako Design Explains the Monochromatic Design Trend

Mako Design Explains the Monochromatic Design Trend

Mako Design + Invent
September 14, 2020

At our California product design studio, Mako Design, we’re big fans of observing different trends and what is popular within the design realm. One trend we’ve noticed lately is the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 14, 2020
Mako Design’s Top Portfolio Tips for Design Students

Mako Design’s Top Portfolio Tips for Design Students

Mako Design + Invent
September 10, 2020

A value that we truly believe and follow at Mako Design is giving back as much as possible to our community. As we are a product design agency, we work... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 10, 2020
Client Spotlight: The Blazing Beard Tool!

Client Spotlight: The Blazing Beard Tool!

Mako Design + Invent
September 9, 2020

At our Miami industrial design agency, Mako Design, we take pride in seeing the amazing developments and growth of our client’s ideas coming to life! Every month we spotlight some... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 9, 2020
The Best Beer Product Designs!

The Best Beer Product Designs!

Mako Design + Invent
September 3, 2020

A Genius Set Up Our Florida Industrial Design Studio Believes Everyone Needs If you’re planning your last outdoor party or picnic before the summer ends and are looking for a... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 3, 2020
Mako Design Makes the Shortlist for Creative Pool’s 2020 Annual!

Mako Design Makes the Shortlist for Creative Pool’s 2020 Annual!

Mako Design + Invent
September 2, 2020

A goal that our Ontario product design agency, Mako Design, is continuously striving to accomplish is creating high-quality product designs! Not only do we receive validation for our work from... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 2, 2020
A Closer Look at Mako Design’s Latest Trophy Awards!

A Closer Look at Mako Design’s Latest Trophy Awards!

Mako Design + Invent
August 27, 2020

Mako Design works hard as a California industrial design agency in order to deliver the best quality design services to our inventive clients. Not only do we look to satisfying... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 27, 2020
Fun Fruit-Inspired Product Designs!

Fun Fruit-Inspired Product Designs!

Mako Design + Invent
August 20, 2020

A Creamsicle Inspired Fan to Keep You Cool in the Summer If you’re looking for a fun way to redecorate your home, our Florida product development studio loves this creamsicle... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 20, 2020
How to Digitally Invent with Mako Design

How to Digitally Invent with Mako Design

Mako Design + Invent
August 18, 2020

Since the world has began to adapting to working from home situations, we’ve found that more people around the world have amazing new ideas for our “new normal” lives! However,... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 18, 2020
Our Top Product Picks for Back to School

Our Top Product Picks for Back to School

Mako Design + Invent
August 17, 2020

Study Anywhere with Deskit Recommended by Our Texas Industrial Design Specialist Most students can agree that finding a place on campus to study can be a challenge, especially if you... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 17, 2020
Introducing Mako Design’s Newest Office in San Francisco, California!

Introducing Mako Design’s Newest Office in San Francisco, California!

Mako Design + Invent
August 6, 2020

One of our biggest goals at Mako Design is to bring our top-notch product design and development services to inventors and innovators around the world! From what was just a... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 6, 2020
Mako’s Favorite Places for Design Inspo in San Francisco

Mako’s Favorite Places for Design Inspo in San Francisco

Mako Design + Invent
July 28, 2020

As a San Francisco product design company with a talented team of designers and engineers all passionate about the field of design and innovation, we are constantly looking for different... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 28, 2020
The Best Products To Help You Create New Hobbies

The Best Products To Help You Create New Hobbies

Mako Design + Invent
July 27, 2020

Summertime is a great opportunity to get into new, healthy habits, and learn useful skills and hobbies that help make your life more interesting. With so many hobbies, there are... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 27, 2020
Designs Made by Our Director of Design, Tim Uys, for Cleanint!

Designs Made by Our Director of Design, Tim Uys, for Cleanint!

Mako Design + Invent
July 23, 2020

The designers at our Austin industrial design studio, Mako Design, are comprised of a world-class team with years of experience from the design field. We have a team that is... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 23, 2020
Mako Design Explains the Modular Design Trend

Mako Design Explains the Modular Design Trend

Mako Design + Invent
July 20, 2020

When working with our Texas invention design firm, Mako Design, we like to use different, innovative, and helpful design trends that work worldwide into approach the unique designs we create... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 20, 2020
Our Senior Industrial Designer’s Top Tips for Designer Portfolios

Our Senior Industrial Designer’s Top Tips for Designer Portfolios

Mako Design + Invent
July 13, 2020

The team at our Texas invention development firm, Mako Design, are always looking for different ways we can give back to the design community. From events to taking part in... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 13, 2020
Analyzing the Latest Design for Sony’s PlayStation 5

Analyzing the Latest Design for Sony’s PlayStation 5

Mako Design + Invent
July 8, 2020

At our Ontario industrial design company, Mako Design, we get excited over all news in innovation, technology, and product design. Without a doubt, following the news of new technologies is... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 8, 2020
What Mako Designs’ End-to-End Services Mean for Your Project!

What Mako Designs’ End-to-End Services Mean for Your Project!

Mako Design + Invent
July 7, 2020

As an Oakland invention help firm that is passionate about product design and innovation, we make sure to approach every new project with the best services available. Our world-class team... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 7, 2020
Innovative Products to Protect You from the Sun

Innovative Products to Protect You from the Sun

Mako Design + Invent
June 25, 2020

As the summer season reaches its peak, the sun is out and as strong as ever. It’s important for Bay Area product design to keep you protected and safe especially... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 25, 2020
Mako Strategy Team on the Pros and Cons of Crowdfunding

Mako Strategy Team on the Pros and Cons of Crowdfunding

Mako Design + Invent
June 22, 2020

Crowdfunding Invention Help Preparing for your product launch can be equally exciting and stressful and the inventor has to consider a lot of different aspects in order to create a... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 22, 2020
Working with Our Design Team From our Industrial Designer, Paul Davis!

Working with Our Design Team From our Industrial Designer, Paul Davis!

Mako Design + Invent
June 18, 2020

Working with Toronto industrial design firm Mako Design means working with a world-class team that is both experienced and extremely passionate about everything design. To help create the best designs... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 18, 2020
3 Strategies to Know for Incorporating Color in Product Design

3 Strategies to Know for Incorporating Color in Product Design

Mako Design + Invent
June 9, 2020

Even the smallest details can make a big difference in the outcome of your product design. Colour is a huge aspect of your product design that can influence, change, and... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 9, 2020
What Design Thinking Means to Mako Design

What Design Thinking Means to Mako Design

Mako Design + Invent
June 4, 2020

How our Invention Design Firm Defines Design Thinking Our invention design firm defines design thinking is the process that designers, inventors, engineers, and innovators take when trying the understand a... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 4, 2020
How to Finance Your Product When Working with Mako Design

How to Finance Your Product When Working with Mako Design

Mako Design + Invent
June 2, 2020

At our Toronto industrial design company, Mako Design, we aim to be very transparent with our clients to ensure a relationship built on trust and a design process that is... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 2, 2020
3D Printed Innovations: Personalized Vitamins

3D Printed Innovations: Personalized Vitamins

Mako Design + Invent
June 1, 2020

Nourished – 3D Printing Services that Personalize Vitamins At Mako Design, we love to keep in touch with the newest innovations from around the world to see how the world... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 1, 2020
How to Start Working with Mako Design

How to Start Working with Mako Design

Mako Design + Invent
May 25, 2020

If you have an amazing invention idea that you aspire to see thrive and succeed across store shelves, Mako Design offers the best Toronto product development services to help you... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 25, 2020
The Pros and Cons of Rebranding

The Pros and Cons of Rebranding

Mako Design + Invent
May 19, 2020

Owning a small business or start-up is a business venture that takes a lot of time and effort. When you decide to debut your business, as an entrepreneur you should... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 19, 2020
What Defines a High-Quality Design

What Defines a High-Quality Design

Mako Design + Invent
May 14, 2020

Using our top quality design services, we dedicate a lot of time honing our skills to provide the most innovative and freshest designs available to our clients. A standard that... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 14, 2020
The Most Innovative Designs in Cat and Dog Houses

The Most Innovative Designs in Cat and Dog Houses

Mako Design + Invent
May 12, 2020

While staying home, a lot of people are beginning to appreciate the importance of having a great interior design that helps maintain a calming environment and increase their feelings of... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 12, 2020
Mako Design’s Favorite Product Design Tools

Mako Design’s Favorite Product Design Tools

Mako Design + Invent
May 7, 2020

When you work with Mako Design, you get to work with some of the best designers and engineers from around the world. The team at Mako is extremely passionate about... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 7, 2020
Mako Design Wins Bronze in the Indigo Design Awards for the Go Fish Cam!

Mako Design Wins Bronze in the Indigo Design Awards for the Go Fish Cam!

Mako Design + Invent
May 5, 2020

One big way that Mako Design likes to stay in touch with the design community is by participating in prestigious awards that not only give a great platform towards amazing... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 5, 2020
Design Trends: Geometrical Product Designs 

Design Trends: Geometrical Product Designs 

Mako Design + Invent
May 4, 2020

The product design field is always progressing looking for the newest ways to stay on top of innovation. For this reason, just like most industries, the product design field is... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 4, 2020
Mako Design’s List of Unique Materials to Use in Product Design

Mako Design’s List of Unique Materials to Use in Product Design

Mako Design + Invent
April 28, 2020

One of the best aspects of design is how so many different aspects can be changed in order to make some of the most well made and unique product designs.... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 28, 2020
The Best Traits to Develop to be a Successful Entrepreneur

The Best Traits to Develop to be a Successful Entrepreneur

Mako Design + Invent
April 22, 2020

Building traits takes a lot of time and reflection as one figures out what and what does not work to help them improve their skills and increase productivity. Entering the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 22, 2020
Mako Client Spotlight: Companion Bike!

Mako Client Spotlight: Companion Bike!

Mako Design + Invent
April 20, 2020

One of our greatest pleasure at Mako Design is getting to meet and work with talented and passionate inventors from around the world! We’ve worked hard as a company to... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 20, 2020
Mako Designs Top Tips for Small Businesses to Stay Organized

Mako Designs Top Tips for Small Businesses to Stay Organized

Mako Design + Invent
April 8, 2020

Starting a small business is never an easy feat, and a lot of small business owners can all agree that it takes a lot of resilience to survive in competitive... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 8, 2020
Best Products for at Home Activities and Productivity

Best Products for at Home Activities and Productivity

Mako Design + Invent
March 30, 2020

No matter how busy the world gets, having a home that keeps you content with everything you need is one of the most important things that one would need in... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 30, 2020
How to Prepare to Work with Mako Design

How to Prepare to Work with Mako Design

Mako Design + Invent
March 19, 2020

At Mako Design, we receive a lot of inquiries from small business owners and innovators worldwide looking for invention help in order to bring their ideas to life and on... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 19, 2020
The Best Products to Prepare for the Upcoming Spring Season!

The Best Products to Prepare for the Upcoming Spring Season!

Mako Design + Invent
March 18, 2020

With the temperatures rising, it’s time to mark the start of a new season! As we all know, spring is a great way to begin a fresh start in cleaning... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 18, 2020
The Best Design Magazines For Product Design Inspiration

The Best Design Magazines For Product Design Inspiration

Mako Design + Invent
March 11, 2020

Staying motivated within the design industry can equally be really easy, or really hard. With so many avenues of innovation to look forward to, it can be overwhelming to choose... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 11, 2020
Mako’s Favorite Stationery Products to Stay Organized

Mako’s Favorite Stationery Products to Stay Organized

Mako Design + Invent
February 28, 2020

With the year picking up, work, life, events, and daily tasks start to pile up. In order to stay stress-free, staying organized and having a clear idea about how your... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 28, 2020
Why Minimalistic Design Works Best for Your Product Design

Why Minimalistic Design Works Best for Your Product Design

Mako Design + Invent
February 26, 2020

Minimalism is a huge concept and design trend that has popularly taken over in different areas of design as a preferable aesthetic for modern society. As our day to days... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 26, 2020
Design Trends: The Appeal of Transparent Design

Design Trends: The Appeal of Transparent Design

Mako Design + Invent
February 21, 2020

As an industrial design firm, we love to keep in touch with all the major product design trends that come and go within the product design community. As technology, innovation,... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 21, 2020
Innovative Products With a Great Design that can Kickstart your Morning in Style

Innovative Products With a Great Design that can Kickstart your Morning in Style

Mako Design + Invent
February 20, 2020

One of the hardest things to do in the morning is simply having to get up! As a Toronto product design firm, the team at Mako Design makes sure to... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 20, 2020
The Art of Light in Design and CAD

The Art of Light in Design and CAD

Mako Design + Invent
February 19, 2020

Design is important for a large number of reasons. Not only are aesthetics important, but practicality and functionality are at the forefront of what makes design a vital part of... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 19, 2020
Top Inspiring Design Destinations in Miami

Top Inspiring Design Destinations in Miami

Mako Design + Invent
February 13, 2020

As innovation and design become a bigger and more integral part of our world, major cities across the world are becoming more invested in design, art, tech, and innovation. Thus,... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 13, 2020
How to Integrate Efficiency in Product Design

How to Integrate Efficiency in Product Design

Mako Design + Invent
February 12, 2020

In product and industrial design, innovators and inventors are always looking for the best ways to create a product design that can equally be creative, innovative, and appeal to their... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 12, 2020
Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Succeeding in Product Development

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Succeeding in Product Development

Mako Design + Invent
February 6, 2020

The process of creating, designing, and making a product is never an easy task. A common mistake that a lot of ambitious entrepreneurs or home inventors make is that because... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 6, 2020
Mako Strategy Team on How to Market Your Product for Valentine’s Day

Mako Strategy Team on How to Market Your Product for Valentine’s Day

Mako Design + Invent
February 3, 2020

With another popular holiday coming up around the corner, retail stores, and consumers are beginning to see a substantial amount of new seasonal items. For the month of February, consumers... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 3, 2020
The Mako Strategy Team on How to Create an Efficient Product Design

The Mako Strategy Team on How to Create an Efficient Product Design

Mako Design + Invent
January 28, 2020

When creating a product, the product design phase is one of the most important phases and times when creating your product. Not only does the product design phase set out... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 28, 2020
Why Having Int. Offices Like Mako Design is Beneficial

Why Having Int. Offices Like Mako Design is Beneficial

Mako Design + Invent
January 27, 2020

A lot of people may be familiar with Mako Design + Invent as being a product development firm, what we create, and what we do, but a lot may not... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 27, 2020
Why Teaching Innovation to Kids is Important (With Our Senior Industrial Designer, Magnus!)

Why Teaching Innovation to Kids is Important (With Our Senior Industrial Designer, Magnus!)

Mako Design + Invent
January 22, 2020

At Mako Design + Invent, we put a lot of emphasis on educating not only our clients about the world of product development and design but also educating other design... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 22, 2020
CES2020: ProjectUFO vs. Nintendo Switch and the Benefits of Competition

CES2020: ProjectUFO vs. Nintendo Switch and the Benefits of Competition

Mako Design + Invent
January 20, 2020

Revealed at the mega-popular Consumer Electronics Show, CES2020, Dell’s popular and notoriously known gaming brand, Alienware, revealed a concept model for a new portable gaming device dubbed as ‘Project UFO’... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 20, 2020
Food Innovation – 3D Printed “Meatless Steak”

Food Innovation – 3D Printed “Meatless Steak”

Mako Design + Invent
January 13, 2020

Since the popularization of using 3D printers and 3D printing technology in the design and tech world, innovators and tech enthusiasts all around the world have begun experimenting with all... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 13, 2020
Innovative Fields to Look Forward to in 2020

Innovative Fields to Look Forward to in 2020

Mako Design + Invent
January 9, 2020

Not only has a new year arrived, but also a new decade! Design and tech enthusiasts are already anticipated a year and decade full of opportunity and possibility for both... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 9, 2020
Mako Designs Biggest Wins Over the Year 2019!

Mako Designs Biggest Wins Over the Year 2019!

Mako Design + Invent
December 30, 2019

We’re sure that everyone could agree that 2019 was a huge year! From the amazing inventions, innovations, trends, and powerful design movements that shook the core of what we understood... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 30, 2019
Best Product Building Practices from the Mako Design Strategy Team

Best Product Building Practices from the Mako Design Strategy Team

Mako Design + Invent
December 26, 2019

At Mako Design, we frequently mention the idea of “product building” and which product building practices are the best in order to build and develop a successful and functional product.... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 26, 2019
Top Innovations of 2019 Chosen by the Mako Design Team

Top Innovations of 2019 Chosen by the Mako Design Team

Mako Design + Invent
December 24, 2019

As every year comes to an end, new inventions, trends and popular designs are created and thrive as monumental innovations that personified the year within the tech and design field.... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 24, 2019
Mako’s Top Highlights from SEMA 2019!

Mako’s Top Highlights from SEMA 2019!

Mako Design + Invent
November 26, 2019

Just a couple weeks ago, our senior industrial designer, Magnus Skold, went all the from Austin to Las Vegas to attend the famous automotive innovation show SEMA 2019! Passionate about... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 26, 2019
How to Create a Product with Mass Market Appeal ft. Mako Client!

How to Create a Product with Mass Market Appeal ft. Mako Client!

Mako Design + Invent
November 14, 2019

A lot of the times when new inventors want to create a product, they envision or think of ways of how they can make their product a profitable as possible.... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 14, 2019
Why Great Packaging is Key ft. Mako Client!

Why Great Packaging is Key ft. Mako Client!

Mako Design + Invent
November 13, 2019

Having an idea for a product can be extremely exciting, especially when you realize you get the opportunity to create an amazing design for your idea! Not only are new... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 13, 2019
DesignRush Names Mako Design Top Product Design Agency

DesignRush Names Mako Design Top Product Design Agency

Mako Design + Invent
November 11, 2019

Mako Design Named Top Product Design Agency At Mako Design we are always proud of our accomplishments and love to see great results, not only from the work we do... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 11, 2019
How Mako Design Helps Build Your Product for Your Small Business

How Mako Design Helps Build Your Product for Your Small Business

Mako Design + Invent
November 5, 2019

If you’ve been following Mako Design + Invent or are familiar with product development firms in North America, its no surprise to know that we offer our services specially towards... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 5, 2019
Top Tips for Small Business from Mako Designs CEO, Kevin Mako

Top Tips for Small Business from Mako Designs CEO, Kevin Mako

Mako Design + Invent
October 30, 2019

As a small business owner or home inventor, you’re going to need as much insights and resources as possible to help encourage the debut of your new business! With all... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 30, 2019
Mako Design’s Best Resources for Small Businesses

Mako Design’s Best Resources for Small Businesses

Mako Design + Invent
October 28, 2019

Starting a new small business is a tough and demanding job that requires a lot of external help in the few beginning stages. Whether you are still in the beginning... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 28, 2019
Mako’s Recommended Ways to Build a Strong Brand Name for Small Businesses

Mako’s Recommended Ways to Build a Strong Brand Name for Small Businesses

Mako Design + Invent
October 17, 2019

It’s not a surprise that when entrepreneurs and home inventors begin to envision their future small business, they immediately start out with projecting ideas for the name and image of... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 17, 2019
How Mako Design Uses Intellectual Property for Our Clients

How Mako Design Uses Intellectual Property for Our Clients

Mako Design + Invent
October 16, 2019

At Mako Design + Invent, we talk a lot about designing, innovation and inventions. We also love to give and provide our clients with the best resources and information about... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 16, 2019
Why a Quality Team is Better than a Large Team

Why a Quality Team is Better than a Large Team

Mako Design + Invent
October 10, 2019

Every small business starts with a loyal team! No matter where you are in your entrepreneurship journey, it is important to recruiting a small business team that is loyal and... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 10, 2019
Best Ways to Get Small Business Exposure from Mako’s Strategy Team

Best Ways to Get Small Business Exposure from Mako’s Strategy Team

Mako Design + Invent
October 4, 2019

Entering any industry is never an easy process. As a small business or an entrepreneur, a lot goes into the creation and building of your small business. Not only does... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 4, 2019
Insight Into MAKO’s Design Strategy

Insight Into MAKO’s Design Strategy

Mako Design + Invent
October 3, 2019

The field of design is an extremely popular area of interest. As there are hundreds of different sub-categories of design, creators and inventors all have a number of reasons as... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 3, 2019
It’s Small Business Month! So What Does that Mean?

It’s Small Business Month! So What Does that Mean?

Mako Design + Invent
October 1, 2019

What does Mako Define as a Small Business? More often than not, you’ll be surprised by how many small businesses exist in comparison to larger businesses. However, the lines between... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 1, 2019
Why Eco-Friendly Design is Important at Mako

Why Eco-Friendly Design is Important at Mako

Mako Design + Invent
September 24, 2019

What is an Eco-Friendly Design? In the world of design, it is undeniable to say that as designers, we are never not looking for the best way to push the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 24, 2019
How Portable Design Changed Product Design

How Portable Design Changed Product Design

Mako Design + Invent
September 19, 2019

One of the most interesting aspects about product design and development and observing how certain fields of products change and progress as technology and societies need increase over time. A... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 19, 2019
How MAKO Embraces the Value of Creative Roles

How MAKO Embraces the Value of Creative Roles

Mako Design + Invent
September 17, 2019

Understanding the Value of Creative Roles When a client approaches us with a product or invention idea at Mako Design and Invent, we are always pleased to help them along... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 17, 2019
The Best Inventions to Keep You Warm During Fall

The Best Inventions to Keep You Warm During Fall

Mako Design + Invent
September 16, 2019

As summer starts to come to an end, the season quickly begin to change. Before you know it, it’s already fall! Luckily enough, there are just as much fans of... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 16, 2019
The Difference Between Mechanical and Electrical Engineering at Mako

The Difference Between Mechanical and Electrical Engineering at Mako

Mako Design + Invent
September 12, 2019

About Mako Design + Invents’ In-House Engineering There’s a lot that can be said about mechanical vs. electrical engineering here at Mako Design + Invent. As a product development firm,... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 12, 2019
Innovative Travel Products That’ll Save You on Your Next Trip

Innovative Travel Products That’ll Save You on Your Next Trip

Mako Design + Invent
September 11, 2019

Taking a trip or going on vacation is always exciting and something to look forward to, however, one thing that most people dread about going on vacation is the way... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 11, 2019
Catch MAKO on Season 3 of Make48 Airing Nationally!

Catch MAKO on Season 3 of Make48 Airing Nationally!

Mako Design + Invent
September 10, 2019

Mako Design + Invent on the Third Season of Make48 Back in 2018, we were excited to hear that Mako Design + Invent received the opportunity to appear on National... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 10, 2019
Mako’s Take on Trends in Product Design

Mako’s Take on Trends in Product Design

Mako Design + Invent
September 6, 2019

Like most businesses, every single market has trends and patterns that follow what is currently popular, becoming popular and losing popularity. As product developers and designers, we typically are the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 6, 2019
Newest Wearable Technology

Newest Wearable Technology

Mako Design + Invent
September 5, 2019

New Wearable Tech Perfect for the Winter Being based out of Toronto, Canada, we understand how hard it can be to want to use your phone when its freezing outside.... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 5, 2019
Why Innovation is Important at Mako

Why Innovation is Important at Mako

Mako Design + Invent
September 4, 2019

Within the product design field, designers, inventors and tech enthusiasts focus on new innovations and innovative ways that these industries change and evolve over time. We are no different here... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 4, 2019
Meet our Senior Product Strategist, Ryan! #MeetMako

Meet our Senior Product Strategist, Ryan! #MeetMako

Mako Design + Invent
September 3, 2019

What is #MeetMako? For this week’s #MeetMako let’s introduce Mako Design’s Product Strategist, Ryan! As a Product Design Firm, here at Mako Design and Invent we interact with our clients... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 3, 2019
Innovative Car Gadgets for a Smoother Driving Experience

Innovative Car Gadgets for a Smoother Driving Experience

Mako Design + Invent
August 30, 2019

A Mini Fridge for Your Car Everyone is aware of mini-fridges and coolers, but what happens when you combine the two together?  If you find yourself preparing for a big... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 30, 2019
How Diversity in the Workplace Can Incite and Benefit Creativity for Design

How Diversity in the Workplace Can Incite and Benefit Creativity for Design

Mako Design + Invent
August 21, 2019

In the design field, being able to exercise your passion for creation and creativity is a huge advantage amongst more strict workplaces. However, just because the design field might seem... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 21, 2019
Meet Our Industrial Designer, Paul! #MeetMako

Meet Our Industrial Designer, Paul! #MeetMako

Mako Design + Invent
August 13, 2019

What is #MeetMako? As a Product Design Firm, here at Mako Design and Invent we interact with our clients on very close basis in order to be very transparent about... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 13, 2019
CAD and Why It’s Important for Your Design

CAD and Why It’s Important for Your Design

Mako Design + Invent
August 6, 2019

At Mako Design and Invent we believe that it is important for our clients to fully understand and have full transparency about all the steps that go into making their... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 6, 2019
Why Team Building is Important

Why Team Building is Important

Mako Design + Invent
August 2, 2019

As an inventor or entrepreneur, starting a small business starts with having and acquiring a dedicated team. Whether your team is small or big, your team will be with you... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 2, 2019
Meet our Project Manager – Amy! #MeetMako

Meet our Project Manager – Amy! #MeetMako

Mako Design + Invent
July 17, 2019

What is #MeetMako? As a Product Design Firm, here at Mako Design and Invent we interact with our clients on very close basis in order to be very transparent about... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 17, 2019
Everything You Need to Know About PCBs for Your Product Design

Everything You Need to Know About PCBs for Your Product Design

Mako Design + Invent
July 9, 2019

Not every inventor who steps into industrial and product development has a large background in engineering and design. A lot of inventors need help understanding not only just the design... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 9, 2019
Kevin Mako Featured on The Small Business Radio Show!

Kevin Mako Featured on The Small Business Radio Show!

Mako Design + Invent
July 3, 2019

Not so long ago, our president and founder of Mako, Kevin Mako, guest appeared for a segment on The Small Business Radio Show with Barry Moltz! We encourage all those interested... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 3, 2019
Is my Invention a Good Idea? Understanding Your Product’s Market

Is my Invention a Good Idea? Understanding Your Product’s Market

Mako Design + Invent
June 6, 2019

A common question we get from our inventors at Mako is whether or not their idea will be successful or good enough. It’s always hard to say if an idea... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 6, 2019
The Importance of Color In Your Product Design

The Importance of Color In Your Product Design

Mako Design + Invent
May 30, 2019

When talking product design a lot of inventors love to gush about what their product is, how it works, and what they plan to do with it on a grand... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 30, 2019
Four of the Most Useful Products That Came from Florida

Four of the Most Useful Products That Came from Florida

Mako Design + Invent
April 26, 2019

Recently, product design firm, MAKO, opened its doors in Miami, Florida. The Sunshine State has been filled with incredibly design talent, and we’re incredibly excited to be on the ground... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 26, 2019
MAKO Wins Gold in the Indigo Design Awards

MAKO Wins Gold in the Indigo Design Awards

Mako Design + Invent
April 16, 2019

  The Indigo Design Awards are prestigious awards that exist to encourage and promote creativity for your award-winning design firm. Their award ceremony is held annually in the world’s most... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 16, 2019
5 Innovations Turning 50 This Year

5 Innovations Turning 50 This Year

Mako Design + Invent
April 1, 2019

It’s 1969 and you just got home from school. You sit down in front of your B&W TV with your favourite snack and wish you were allowed to turn on... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 1, 2019
Alternative Invention Design From Startups: The Plastic Waste War

Alternative Invention Design From Startups: The Plastic Waste War

Mako Design + Invent
February 19, 2019

We’ve all binge watched Blue Planet on Netflix, so this message shouldn’t seem surprising to you. With all the recent news about our oceans containing more waste than water, these... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 19, 2019
How to Build A Successful Startup Business: Advice from MAKO’s Founder

How to Build A Successful Startup Business: Advice from MAKO’s Founder

Mako Design + Invent
February 14, 2019

Is your entrepreneurial spirit just itching to come out? Then maybe it’s time you stop working that mundane 9 to 5 and start a career in which you have more... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 14, 2019
How to Design Your Product with a Leading Design Firm

How to Design Your Product with a Leading Design Firm

Mako Design + Invent
February 12, 2019

Are you looking to improve your product design? There is a new platform which can help you do just that, it’s called LeManoosh. As a leading design firm, we view this... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 12, 2019
How to Launch Your Invention from our Product Design Experts

How to Launch Your Invention from our Product Design Experts

Mako Design + Invent
January 8, 2019

Are you looking to start your own business? As a product design industry expert, MAKO knows what it takes to be successful in growing your business. It takes a courageous... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 8, 2019
Going green in 2019? This one is for you.

Going green in 2019? This one is for you.

Mako Design + Invent
January 2, 2019

As the new year is upon us, and we begin to set our new years resolutions, we look for solutions to the goals we’re trying to set. If one of... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 2, 2019
Holiday Gift Guide Featuring Our Clients

Holiday Gift Guide Featuring Our Clients

Mako Design + Invent
December 6, 2018

Are you searching for the perfect gift this holiday season to please your tech-savvy loved ones? We are here to help! Being a leading physical product industrial design firm, we... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 6, 2018
Tech-Focused Details of Google’s next Smart City

Tech-Focused Details of Google’s next Smart City

Mako Design + Invent
December 4, 2018

Popularly known as the six, Toronto is getting a new nickname; “The Silicon Valley of the North.” With Google’s new pilot project to turn the city as we know it... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 4, 2018
Kharaband Wearable Device Nominated for Prestigious Award

Kharaband Wearable Device Nominated for Prestigious Award

Mako Design + Invent
November 27, 2018

A new wearable device has taken over, and it’s hard to not be in a room with at least one person wearing a smartwatch these days, or someone who is... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 27, 2018
MAKO Receives Designer Nomination Award by LUX Life 2019

MAKO Receives Designer Nomination Award by LUX Life 2019

Mako Design + Invent
November 20, 2018

We are thrilled to share that MAKO has been given a Designer Nomination by LUX Life Magazine for the 2019 Designer Awards. Epic wins like these are what keeps MAKO... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 20, 2018
Prototype Invention Dumbphone; Forget Smartphones

Prototype Invention Dumbphone; Forget Smartphones

Mako Design + Invent
November 13, 2018

In today’s age, it’s next to impossible to be unplugged. We’re tapped into our devices more than ever and that’s what’s fueling every wearable design company out there. How can... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 13, 2018
How Our Design Firm Boosts Creativity and Inspiration

How Our Design Firm Boosts Creativity and Inspiration

Mako Design + Invent
November 8, 2018

At our creative design firm, we’re focused on staying inspired and creating the best engineered and designed products. In order to do that, we’re motivated to keep the creative juices flowing!... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 8, 2018
Top Inventors at Dyson are now Innovating Hair styling

Top Inventors at Dyson are now Innovating Hair styling

Mako Design + Invent
October 30, 2018

Dyson is a British technology company that was established by one of the top inventors in the world in 1991. It designs and manufactures household appliances but has been most... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 30, 2018
Top Designs from Fast Company’s Innovation of Design Awards

Top Designs from Fast Company’s Innovation of Design Awards

Mako Design + Invent
October 16, 2018

Fast Company’s Innovation By Design Awards takes place each year honoring the designers and their invention development company solving the problems of today and tomorrow. The awards feature a variety of... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 16, 2018
The Evolution of the Stove

The Evolution of the Stove

Mako Design + Invent
September 25, 2018

The stove has truly come to the centerpiece of kitchens all over the world. Taking a look back at products that have become a staple in our homes is always... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 25, 2018
Wearable Designers Reinventing the Common Backpack

Wearable Designers Reinventing the Common Backpack

Mako Design + Invent
September 11, 2018

Back to school is among us and the back to school shopping for all the typical school supplies is in full force. One of those important back to school items... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 11, 2018
Design Thinking: An Interview with our Manager of Design Strategy

Design Thinking: An Interview with our Manager of Design Strategy

Mako Design + Invent
August 15, 2018

If you spend any time around the bright, red-walled, open concept spaces at Mako Design, you’ll see 3D drawings on large monitors zooming around the screens and flipping this way... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 15, 2018
Five Books Inventors and Product Designers Must Read

Five Books Inventors and Product Designers Must Read

Mako Design + Invent
July 24, 2018

There are so many excellent resources out there for product designers and aspiring designers to expand on their knowledge, enable them to think differently, and allow them to offer the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 24, 2018
Invention That’s Making TV’s Old News and Bringing Projectors to Our Homes

Invention That’s Making TV’s Old News and Bringing Projectors to Our Homes

Mako Design + Invent
July 12, 2018

Projectors have been around for years as a way to enjoy entertainment on a large screen or project information in school or for presentations, however, we haven’t really thought much... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 12, 2018
Five Blogs Every Industrial Designer Should Follow

Five Blogs Every Industrial Designer Should Follow

Mako Design + Invent
July 10, 2018

No matter what area of design you focus on, staying up to date with the latest news and inventions is important to remain current in the industry. Subscribing and regularly... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 10, 2018
Ikea Commits to Being Environmentally Friendly With Their Product Design

Ikea Commits to Being Environmentally Friendly With Their Product Design

Mako Design + Invent
July 5, 2018

By January 2020 Ikea plans to eliminate all single-use plastic in their stores across Canada. Why? Because it’s time to put the environment first when thinking about invention design and... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 5, 2018
Advice For Nailing an Industrial Design Interview

Advice For Nailing an Industrial Design Interview

Mako Design + Invent
July 3, 2018

You’ve finished school and you have a fancy (and expensive) piece of paper to show for it, as you start looking for a role as an industrial design consultancy, you... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 3, 2018
Ovie Creates First Smart Food Storage System

Ovie Creates First Smart Food Storage System

Mako Design + Invent
June 21, 2018

Food waste costs the average American family $2,000 USD a year. Obviously, this is a problem that many consumers aren’t aware of and a problem that needs to be addressed.... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 21, 2018
Industrial Design Spotlight: The Paperpot Transplanter

Industrial Design Spotlight: The Paperpot Transplanter

Mako Design + Invent
June 20, 2018

This Japanese invention is innovating the way farmers farm by letting one person do in minutes what ordinarily takes an hour with their Paperpot Transplanter, the latest in industrial design... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 20, 2018
MAKO Wins Silver at the 2018 Creativepool Annual

MAKO Wins Silver at the 2018 Creativepool Annual

Mako Design + Invent
May 15, 2018

On May 10th in London at Banking Hall, the Creativepool Annual 2018 winners were revealed, and industrial design firm, MAKO is thrilled to have taken home silver in the Product/Industrial... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 15, 2018
Creativity Exercises to Boost Your Designs

Creativity Exercises to Boost Your Designs

Mako Design + Invent
April 4, 2018

Behind every great product design and invention, there is immense creativity behind it. As industrial designers, it’s normal that sometimes you just hit a wall or are in a rut... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 4, 2018
MAKO Shortlisted for Creativepool Industrial Design Awards

MAKO Shortlisted for Creativepool Industrial Design Awards

Mako Design + Invent
March 27, 2018

Every year for the last five years, Creativepool has awarded the top talent in several creative industries with the honor of being the best and brightest in that field. Not... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 27, 2018
What the Leaders of Design Are Focusing On This Year

What the Leaders of Design Are Focusing On This Year

Mako Design + Invent
March 19, 2018

Design priorities have been continuously evolving over the last few years, primarily because design is finally getting the buy-in it deserves. Product design firms are leading the industry whether working... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 19, 2018
The Business Value of Exceptional Design

The Business Value of Exceptional Design

Mako Design + Invent
March 12, 2018

With new product designs, there are a lot of business values that come hand-in-hand with it. Staying ahead of the curve and always looking for ways to improve the design... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 12, 2018
What Type of Patent Should I File?

What Type of Patent Should I File?

Mako Design + Invent
January 19, 2018

Knowing what type of patent to file to protect your industrial design is important and a step to not be missed. But navigating the different types of patents can be... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 19, 2018
Inventing Advice from “The Steve Jobs of Industrial Design,” James Dyson

Inventing Advice from “The Steve Jobs of Industrial Design,” James Dyson

Mako Design + Invent
January 2, 2018

James Dyson is a British inventor, with a net worth of $4.5 billion, is best known as being the founder of Dyson. James is best known for his invention of... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 2, 2018
From Helicopter Crash to Inventor: Veteran Partners With MAKO on Invention

From Helicopter Crash to Inventor: Veteran Partners With MAKO on Invention

Mako Design + Invent
November 28, 2017

It’s every pilots’ worst nightmare. You’re 30,000 feet high, soaring high above the clouds, with the sun beaming off your face – when the engine starts to stutter. Suddenly, it... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 28, 2017
Under Armour’s Recovery Sleepwear: Smart Materials Trending for 2018

Under Armour’s Recovery Sleepwear: Smart Materials Trending for 2018

Mako Design + Invent
November 23, 2017

We’ve all been told that sleep is one of the important components to helping us have healthy bodies and lead healthy lives. While sleeping, your body is working to support... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 23, 2017
MAKO Named Official Industrial Design Firm of Austin Design Week

MAKO Named Official Industrial Design Firm of Austin Design Week

Mako Design + Invent
November 14, 2017

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... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 14, 2017
Product Highlight: A Running Shoe That Makes Runners Faster

Product Highlight: A Running Shoe That Makes Runners Faster

Mako Design + Invent
November 3, 2017

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... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 3, 2017
Five Ways to Think Like a World Class Designer

Five Ways to Think Like a World Class Designer

Mako Design + Invent
October 23, 2017

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... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 23, 2017
Three Products We Would Love to Redesign

Three Products We Would Love to Redesign

Mako Design + Invent
October 17, 2017

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... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 17, 2017
5 Ways Our Industrial Design Company Keeps Creative Juices Flowing!

5 Ways Our Industrial Design Company Keeps Creative Juices Flowing!

Mako Design + Invent
October 16, 2017

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... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 16, 2017
Client Spotlight: Festken Fights Plastic Waste with Fashionable New Bottle

Client Spotlight: Festken Fights Plastic Waste with Fashionable New Bottle

Mako Design + Invent
October 11, 2017

The year was 2015, when two music festival attendees gazed over the field that was once their dance floor. While all the movers and shakers made their way home, the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 11, 2017
The Evolution of Industrial Design

The Evolution of Industrial Design

Mako Design + Invent
September 26, 2017

Throughout history, when people needed a product or object, they figured out a way to create it or found someone who could help them make it. Shoemakers, welders, whatever the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 26, 2017
MAKO Named to Inc 5000 List as Fastest Growing Company!

MAKO Named to Inc 5000 List as Fastest Growing Company!

Mako Design + Invent
August 22, 2017

MAKO has always strived to be a leader. It’s our mission to be leaders in manufacturing, product development, prototyping, and design. Now, we have been officially recognized as a major... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 22, 2017
The Importance of Mechanical Design and Engineering

The Importance of Mechanical Design and Engineering

Mako Design + Invent
August 11, 2017

Being a product development firm offering world-class mechanical design services, MAKO Design has seen many innovative and market-disrupting product ideas come from our home inventors. Many clients will provide us... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 11, 2017
Our Industrial Design Firm Explores the World of Permaculture Design

Our Industrial Design Firm Explores the World of Permaculture Design

Mako Design + Invent
August 3, 2017

The standard industrial design firm spends much time in the studio sketching and designing concepts. But this past week, MAKO Design + Invent, a major partner with Ryerson University, had... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 3, 2017
Summer Reading for Product Designers

Summer Reading for Product Designers

Mako Design + Invent
July 21, 2017

It’s been a few weeks since summer’s officially kicked off, but no matter what stage your product design project is in, it never hurts to take a bit of a... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 21, 2017
How to Get Started on Your Prototype Design

How to Get Started on Your Prototype Design

Mako Design + Invent
July 19, 2017

At MAKO Design we as a prototype design company get to work within a variety of different industries on prototypes and products in all stages of development. It’s always thrilling... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 19, 2017
How to Build an Atmosphere for Innovation and Creativity

How to Build an Atmosphere for Innovation and Creativity

Mako Design + Invent
July 11, 2017

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... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 11, 2017
MAKO Awarding Best Projects at This Year’s Maker Festival

MAKO Awarding Best Projects at This Year’s Maker Festival

Mako Design + Invent
July 7, 2017

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... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 7, 2017
How to Develop a Successful Invention

How to Develop a Successful Invention

Mako Design + Invent
July 4, 2017

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... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 4, 2017
When Nature Meets Mechanical Engineering

When Nature Meets Mechanical Engineering

Mako Design + Invent
June 28, 2017

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... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 28, 2017
4-Must Listen Podcasts for Inventors and Product Developers

4-Must Listen Podcasts for Inventors and Product Developers

Mako Design + Invent
June 21, 2017

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... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 21, 2017
Productivity Hacks for Industrial Design Projects

Productivity Hacks for Industrial Design Projects

Mako Design + Invent
June 16, 2017

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... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 16, 2017
Why You Should Hire a Product Design Firm

Why You Should Hire a Product Design Firm

Mako Design + Invent
June 2, 2017

Whether you’re coming from an established corporation looking to realize your company’s next big product, or you’re a scrappy, go-getting start-up with a bold idea for something completely different, it’s... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 2, 2017
Get Inspired at These Industrial Design Events

Get Inspired at These Industrial Design Events

Mako Design + Invent
May 30, 2017

Inspiration can come from anywhere, at any time, but sometimes the most effective way to get your brainstorming is to actively seek inspiration out. For industrial design and the designers... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 30, 2017
Brilliantly Simple Product Design Receives Prestigious Red Dot Award

Brilliantly Simple Product Design Receives Prestigious Red Dot Award

Mako Design + Invent
April 11, 2017

Wearable tech design firms from coast to coast are constantly evolving and refining their design strategies to create beautiful products for their clients. When we see other wearable tech design... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 11, 2017
The ID Guild Hosts Event at Longhorns vs. Aggies Sold-Out Game

The ID Guild Hosts Event at Longhorns vs. Aggies Sold-Out Game

Mako Design + Invent
March 20, 2017

As an industrial design firm, we focus on not only providing exception service for our client and teammates, but also for the local design industry as a whole. We are... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 20, 2017
From a Sketch on a Napkin to Store Shelves: The Inventing Process

From a Sketch on a Napkin to Store Shelves: The Inventing Process

Mako Design + Invent
March 3, 2017

It all begins with an idea. You’ve had that light bulb moment. So you race to jot down this brilliant, life changing idea before it vanishes from your memory all... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 3, 2017
Intro to Carbon Fiber: Our Favorite Material

Intro to Carbon Fiber: Our Favorite Material

Mako Design + Invent
February 28, 2017

Stronger than steel and a fraction of the weight, carbon fiber alone is an epic invention. Not to mention all the inventions it adds to, it’s no doubt that it’s... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 28, 2017
The Internet of Things 101

The Internet of Things 101

Mako Design + Invent
February 10, 2017

As an IoT design firm, we dream of a home where appliances and products do our bidding for us. The alarm sounds, the blinds automatically raise, the coffee starts brewing... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 10, 2017
When Life Gives You Pollution, Make Art

When Life Gives You Pollution, Make Art

Mako Design + Invent
February 8, 2017

As the world’s population continues to rise (and fast), so does its pollution. The result is a vast amount of car emissions and air toxins causing great environmental concern which... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 8, 2017
Team Spotlight: Senior Designer Bruce Lee

Team Spotlight: Senior Designer Bruce Lee

Mako Design + Invent
December 14, 2016

We’re just going to come right out and say it… The Bruce Lee of Product Design has joined the MAKO team! Known for his wealth of experience and ability to... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 14, 2016
When a Wearable Tech Design Changes Your Life

When a Wearable Tech Design Changes Your Life

Mako Design + Invent
December 13, 2016

It’s an incredible feeling when your wearable tech design changes a person’s life for the better. But to bring them to tears, enabling them to pursue their dreams like they... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 13, 2016
Moonlite: The Future of Bedtime Stories

Moonlite: The Future of Bedtime Stories

Mako Design + Invent
December 7, 2016

Bedtime stories have always been a staple in any young family’s home. It’s a time to connect, explore imagination and develop creativity in both parent and child. With all the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 7, 2016
Millybutton: The Babe Magnet by Industrial Design Company MAKO

Millybutton: The Babe Magnet by Industrial Design Company MAKO

Mako Design + Invent
December 4, 2016

Top 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... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 4, 2016
Brilliantly Simple: Our Engineering Design Philosophy

Brilliantly Simple: Our Engineering Design Philosophy

Mako Design + Invent
November 21, 2016

Brilliantly simple design. Our words to live by at MAKO Design + Invent. As technology advances, so does contemporary, clean design and thus, engineering design advances with it. The key... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 21, 2016
Industrial Design at the CNE Innovation Garage

Industrial Design at the CNE Innovation Garage

Mako Design + Invent
October 12, 2016

Innovation and change are the disruptive agents that make our industry interesting and exciting. Staying ahead of emerging trends and industry shifts allows us as an industrial design firm to... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 12, 2016
Wynd: Your Personal Smart Air Purifier

Wynd: Your Personal Smart Air Purifier

Mako Design + Invent
June 10, 2016

Today we have a lot of control over much of what we allow and don’t allow into our bodies. What we don’t have control over yet is the air we... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 10, 2016
KNOCKI: Control IoT Devices from Any Surface

KNOCKI: Control IoT Devices from Any Surface

Mako Design + Invent
May 30, 2016

The Internet of Things requires users to use their smartphone to control and operate their connected devices. There’s no break from the phone and it has to stay in the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 30, 2016
Safe Outlet for Existing Electrical Outlet

Safe Outlet for Existing Electrical Outlet

Mako Design + Invent
May 24, 2016

“When I saw my 3 year old son walking around while holding those flimsy plastic plugs we used to plug our electrical outlets to “protect him”, a surge of mixed... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 24, 2016
GoShelf Dryrack: Versatile Drying Rack

GoShelf Dryrack: Versatile Drying Rack

Mako Design + Invent
May 19, 2016

Most athletes and sports enthusiasts struggle to find a dedicated place to hang their sports gear after games or training. It doesn’t always need to be washed after every use... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 19, 2016
Averley Suction Bowl & Mat

Averley Suction Bowl & Mat

Mako Design + Invent
May 6, 2016

As a product development firm, we have a strong focus on consumer products that add significant value to a niche market. Our clients are truly motivated and passionate about their... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 6, 2016
HOVR: A Gadget For The Legs

HOVR: A Gadget For The Legs

Mako Design + Invent
April 27, 2016

Working out is essential for our health and well-being. Unfortunately, individuals who sit at a desk everyday don’t get much exercise and sometimes it’s not enough to work out during... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 27, 2016
The Plastic Bottle Cutter

The Plastic Bottle Cutter

Mako Design + Invent
March 14, 2016

Nowadays, it is not so much about recycling anymore, but about trying our best to up-cycle the products we want to get rid of. The amount of plastic waste that... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 14, 2016
The Edge: Invention Idea for Your Back

The Edge: Invention Idea for Your Back

Mako Design + Invent
March 11, 2016

The world is evolving and the dependency on laptops and phones is heavily increasing. The downside to this is that we are no longer bound to a desk to get... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 11, 2016
SpitStrips: Social Product Innovation

SpitStrips: Social Product Innovation

Mako Design + Invent
March 4, 2016

There is no greater cause than to save lives. MAKO believes that through product development we can bring innovations that will make our community safer and more responsible. Last October... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 4, 2016
Innovative Biometric Padlock

Innovative Biometric Padlock

Mako Design + Invent
February 26, 2016

Let’s face it, we’ve all at one point forgotten the password or the keys to our padlock, leading us to uncomfortable and unfortunate situations. We love when technology can give... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 26, 2016
Austin Industrial Design Guild

Austin Industrial Design Guild

Mako Design + Invent
January 27, 2016

MAKO Design strongly believes that in order to achieve higher expectations and performance standards from the product development industry, it is necessary to develop a space where community leaders can learn,... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 27, 2016
A Product Design In Touch With Your Emotions

A Product Design In Touch With Your Emotions

Mako Design + Invent
January 22, 2016

Wearable design products are rapidly integrating into our lives. Often times, we find that wearable devices are designed to add substantial value to our lives whether it is on a... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 22, 2016
Sleek Product Design for a Smartphone Printer

Sleek Product Design for a Smartphone Printer

Mako Design + Invent
December 14, 2015

Sometimes when you look at old photographs it’s hard to remember what exactly was going on when the picture was taken. What if you could bring those photographs to life... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 14, 2015
Seamless Product Development by ChargeSpot

Seamless Product Development by ChargeSpot

Mako Design + Invent
November 25, 2015

MAKO Design + Invent loves that we live in a time where innovation has no boundaries. The entrepreneurial community has continuously progressed to provide so many amazing opportunities for young... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 25, 2015
PetBot: Another Product Design Client Success Story

PetBot: Another Product Design Client Success Story

Mako Design + Invent
November 1, 2015

As a product development firm, MAKO Design + Invent understands the importance of innovation. It does not always derive from the idea of developing revolutionary material that has never existed... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 1, 2015
MAKO @ Core77 Industrial Design Conference

MAKO @ Core77 Industrial Design Conference

Mako Design + Invent
November 1, 2015

A large part of being a successful industrial designer, is to share your insights in design and take other’s insight into consideration. It’s important to stay connected with individuals in the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 1, 2015
Student Initiatives to Support Fellow Peers

Student Initiatives to Support Fellow Peers

Mako Design + Invent
October 9, 2015

IDEA Interior Design & Engineering Affiliation is a competition hosted by Cranial Nerves with Ryerson Communication & design society. The event is to promote collaboration between the Engineering and Interior... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 9, 2015
The PetBot Launched Their Indiegogo Campaign

The PetBot Launched Their Indiegogo Campaign

Mako Design + Invent
September 4, 2015

This week MAKO is celebrating the Indiegogo Campaign launch for our long term friends and clients Misko Dzamba and Jason Yu. The PetBot Team came to MAKO late last year... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 4, 2015
GoFish Cam’s Great Success!

GoFish Cam’s Great Success!

Mako Design + Invent
August 31, 2015

Late last month we were proud to announce that our friends and clients at GoFish Cam, Brandon and Ryan Austin, have launched their Kickstarter Campaign after months of hard work.... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 31, 2015
Lexus’ RCF Senses Heartbeats

Lexus’ RCF Senses Heartbeats

Mako Design + Invent
August 27, 2015

It is almost like a dream come true to have cutting edge technology understand human emotions and feelings. Artificial intelligence is advancing at the speed of light and computers are... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 27, 2015
Wearable Technology Design for Weight Loss

Wearable Technology Design for Weight Loss

Mako Design + Invent
August 5, 2015

Client success is the number one priority at MAKO Design + Invent. It is extremely motivating and inspiring to see our clients’ advanced progress after developing they recently started developing... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 5, 2015
GoFish Cam Goes Live on Kickstarter

GoFish Cam Goes Live on Kickstarter

Mako Design + Invent
July 23, 2015

Much of MAKO’s inspiration comes from the creative ideas that our clients bring to us. We work in partnership with each of our clients to ensure that their project is... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 23, 2015
Product Development in Austin Texas

Product Development in Austin Texas

Mako Design + Invent
July 8, 2015

MAKO Design + Invent loves being part of a community that fosters innovation in product development. Each year there are thousands of new products launched and brought to market in the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 8, 2015
A Milky Plastic Product Design

A Milky Plastic Product Design

Mako Design + Invent
June 19, 2015

From a young age we have always been told to drink milk. It is a staple in almost everyone’s diet, as it is not only delicious but healthy as well.... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 19, 2015
Design Solution for Man’s Best Friend

Design Solution for Man’s Best Friend

Mako Design + Invent
June 16, 2015

The pet industry is at an all time high right now, and for good reason. We consider our pets family and only want the best for them. With events like... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 16, 2015
A “Brainy” Plastic Product Design

A “Brainy” Plastic Product Design

Mako Design + Invent
June 10, 2015

As our generation progresses, it seems that more and more children are losing the basic human necessity of interaction. While technology and smart devices have brought numerous advantages to our... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 10, 2015
A “Powerful” Invention Design

A “Powerful” Invention Design

Mako Design + Invent
April 30, 2015

Once and a while, an invention design comes around that completely changes an industry. The invention design is unlike anything on the market and more importantly solves a significant problem.... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 30, 2015
Bringing a Prototype to Production

Bringing a Prototype to Production

Mako Design + Invent
April 20, 2015

Back in February we mentioned that a Kickstarter Campaign would be launching for the unique CRUSH n COUNT. After months of hard work and dedication MAKO Invent is happy to announce... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 20, 2015
Make a Product Using Carbon3D

Make a Product Using Carbon3D

Mako Design + Invent
March 23, 2015

When 3D printing emerged, the industrial design industry was thrilled to see such a ground-breaking advancement to product development. At MAKO Design + Invent we were particularly moved by this... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 23, 2015
Invention Development Company Opens Office in Austin, TX

Invention Development Company Opens Office in Austin, TX

Mako Design + Invent
February 24, 2015

MAKO Design + Invent prides itself on helping as many aspiring inventors from coast to coast as possible. As an invention development company, it is integral to our success to... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 24, 2015
Prototype to Production – The Next Stage

Prototype to Production – The Next Stage

Mako Design + Invent
February 10, 2015

Taking a prototype to production can be an extremely tricky task for any company. Building a prototype can take an enormous amount of patience, funding and hard work. There are... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 10, 2015
A New Product Design Helping Your Wallet

A New Product Design Helping Your Wallet

Mako Design + Invent
February 5, 2015

Product design is one of the most central components when developing a new invention. It is always important to have a strong product design, as it draws consumers in and makes... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 5, 2015
Design Engineering to Fulfill an Artist’s Dream

Design Engineering to Fulfill an Artist’s Dream

Mako Design + Invent
January 28, 2015

Design Engineering – It can make or break a product. At MAKO, we believe good design engineering makes all the difference when deciding on a product, as it adds value and improves... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 28, 2015
The Future of Smartphone Product Design

The Future of Smartphone Product Design

Mako Design + Invent
January 21, 2015

We have all been there, fumbling with the touch screen keyboard product design on our iPhone while writing a long message or email. You don’t realize all the unintentional keys... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 21, 2015
Product Design: Portable Storage Devices

Product Design: Portable Storage Devices

Mako Design + Invent
November 5, 2014

At MAKO Design + Invent, we like to keep up with new product design and development happening around the globe. This week, we look at how technological advancements and product... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 5, 2014
Innovative 3D Printed Jewelry is the New Must-Have Accessory

Innovative 3D Printed Jewelry is the New Must-Have Accessory

Mako Design + Invent
October 30, 2014

At MAKO Design +  Invent, we are constantly looking for innovative ideas and inventions to draw inspiration from. This week, we stumbled upon Hot Pop Factory – a design studio... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 30, 2014
3-D Printing, Industrial and Furniture Design

3-D Printing, Industrial and Furniture Design

Mako Design + Invent
October 17, 2014

If you follow MAKO Design + Invent here on the Invention Blog, or on Twitter, or Pinterest, you’d see we have a fondness for innovative and ground breaking industrial design.... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 17, 2014
Golf Without Obstacles – DV8 Sports

Golf Without Obstacles – DV8 Sports

Mako Design + Invent
September 16, 2014

A sport may be purely for your entertainment, a way to pass time, or taken to a competitive level. Perhaps, it’s a combination of the above. For many of us... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 16, 2014
The Sky’s the Limit! – Hotrock BBQ’s Versatile Design

The Sky’s the Limit! – Hotrock BBQ’s Versatile Design

Mako Design + Invent
August 25, 2014

Sunshine, clear skies, and warm summer weather; perfect timing to barbecue if you were ask most people. What if someone were to tell you that there really is no limit to... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 25, 2014
The King of 3D Scanning! – MakerBot’s Digitizer

The King of 3D Scanning! – MakerBot’s Digitizer

Mako Design + Invent
August 5, 2014

The 3D scanning craze is larger then ever! As one of the major innovations of the past decade, 3D scanning has countless uses; many of which are still being discovered. Contrary to... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 5, 2014
Recycling and cleanliness, two words you’ve never used together? Think again.

Recycling and cleanliness, two words you’ve never used together? Think again.

Mako Design + Invent
July 4, 2014

We are becoming an increasingly eco-conscious society. But let’s face it, recycling can be quite a messy task. Things get spilt and cleanliness can be difficult to achieve. This is... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 4, 2014
The Revolution of Technology As We Know It

The Revolution of Technology As We Know It

Mako Design + Invent
July 2, 2014

The largest steps in technological innovation are often dependent on finding new, faster, more durable materials on or with which we construct devices. Discovering new materials or re-purposing pre-existing ones... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 2, 2014
Goodbye Skateboarding, Hello Rockit; Single Foot Skate

Goodbye Skateboarding, Hello Rockit; Single Foot Skate

Mako Design + Invent
June 30, 2014

In today’s world, it is often difficult for people to be well informed and interested in your product. New innovations and get rich quick schemes seem to be everywhere. As... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 30, 2014
Planting Made Simple – Introducing the Faux Pot!

Planting Made Simple – Introducing the Faux Pot!

Mako Design + Invent
June 27, 2014

Introducing the Faux Pot. An invention created for the busy person, the Faux Pot encourages gardeners to plant directly in the ground while still achieving the same look as a... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 27, 2014
3D Printer Saves the Day!

3D Printer Saves the Day!

Mako Design + Invent
June 18, 2014

There’s nothing worse than breaking a small plastic part that at one point had a big purpose. Whether it be a small gear to a toy or a crucial component... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 18, 2014
MAKO Ryerson Student Invention / Industrial Design Awards

MAKO Ryerson Student Invention / Industrial Design Awards

Mako Design + Invent
April 29, 2014

It is with great pleasure that the MAKO Design + Invent team congratulates all those that participated in the inaugural Mako Ryerson Invention and Industrial Design Awards at the Digitial Media Zone, Ryerson... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 29, 2014
3D Printing Car Parts

3D Printing Car Parts

Mako Design + Invent
December 16, 2013

You know we’re in the future when we can print our own car parts. I have an older Mercedes, and for the newer model of my car Mercedes had made... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 16, 2013
Some of the World’s Best Examples of BAD Invention Design

Some of the World’s Best Examples of BAD Invention Design

Mako Design + Invent
September 24, 2013

In order to be experts in good design, you need to study the bad.  We’ve cruised around the web to bring you some terrible industrial design mistakes (some could not... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 24, 2013
Mako Design + Invent’s client’s product goes media viral in only 24 hours!

Mako Design + Invent’s client’s product goes media viral in only 24 hours!

Mako Design + Invent
March 21, 2013

We have all heard the adage about building better mousetraps, which is why designing for marketability is so important in order to gain viral product exposure, something that every home... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 21, 2013
Defining the Field of Industrial Design

Defining the Field of Industrial Design

Mako Design + Invent
November 6, 2012

Industrial design exists all around us and pervades our daily lives. It’s not physical, but it leads to tangible results and its essence is captured in the products and technologies... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 6, 2012