Blog Tag: Industrial Design | MAKO Design + Invent

BLOG TAG: Industrial Design

Women in Design: Featuring Our Industrial Designer Sophie Fornaro

Women in Design: Featuring Our Industrial Designer Sophie Fornaro

Mako Design + Invent
September 2, 2021

Once we got confirmation that we could now work from the comfort of our own homes, I did what every sane person would do. Open up 50 tabs on my... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 2, 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
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
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
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
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
Mako Design Explains Rapid Prototyping

Mako Design Explains Rapid Prototyping

Mako Design + Invent
September 23, 2020

At Mako Design, our Oakland product design services offer a variety of helpful and innovative ways to best suit the project’s needs and requirements of our clients. As a product... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 23, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Mako Ranked on Inc Magazine’s Fastest Growing Companies in Texas!

Mako Ranked on Inc Magazine’s Fastest Growing Companies in Texas!

Mako Design + Invent
March 17, 2020

The industrial design field is a fast-moving and competitive field to thrive in, especially with so many different great companies worldwide. With so many hardworking and amazing companies worldwide, making... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 17, 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
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
Advertising like Top Industrial Design Firm Mako Design

Advertising like Top Industrial Design Firm Mako Design

Mako Design + Invent
February 11, 2020

Although Mako Design prides itself on being a top industrial design firm, we work really hard to provide top quality services in product design, patent referrals, and other product development... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 11, 2020
Mako Partners with Queen’s Entrepreneurs Competition 2020!

Mako Partners with Queen’s Entrepreneurs Competition 2020!

Mako Design + Invent
February 5, 2020

One of the most important values at Mako Design + Invent as a Toronto Product Design Firm is to encourage, support, and take part in as many initiatives that help... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 5, 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
The Benefits of Building a Seasonal Product ft. A Mako Client!

The Benefits of Building a Seasonal Product ft. A Mako Client!

Mako Design + Invent
November 18, 2019

With the upcoming holiday seasons coming up, comes a shift in consumer trends as audiences look to purchase products that are more fitting to suit the seasons. Whether it be... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 18, 2019
The Best Inventions Made to Celebrate a Great Thanksgiving

The Best Inventions Made to Celebrate a Great Thanksgiving

Mako Design + Invent
October 11, 2019

Since the fall season has started, people are already preparing for the upcoming holidays! Marking the first holiday of the end of the year, Thanksgiving a heavily anticipated holiday as... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 11, 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
Meet our Senior Mechanical Designer, Luther! #MeetMako

Meet our Senior Mechanical Designer, Luther! #MeetMako

Mako Design + Invent
September 25, 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
September 25, 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
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
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
What is Innovation? – What it Means to Innovate

What is Innovation? – What it Means to Innovate

Mako Design + Invent
July 10, 2019

Innovation is a term we use here a lot at Mako. Not only that, but Innovation is a term you’ll see sprawled out almost everywhere in the tech and design... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 10, 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
Simplicity in Product Design

Simplicity in Product Design

Mako Design + Invent
June 11, 2019

At Mako we help a lot of different clients and inventors with their ideas daily. A common question and theme we see a lot here is inventors who wonder what... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 11, 2019
Exclusive Interview: Rob Colgan, MAKO’s Manager of Design Strategy

Exclusive Interview: Rob Colgan, MAKO’s Manager of Design Strategy

Mako Design + Invent
February 21, 2019

Our Manager of Design Strategy, Rob Colgan, joined our superior industrial design firm MAKO Design back in 2014. Since then he has been a resourceful teammate on each and every... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 21, 2019
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
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
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
MAKO’s Top Level Designers to Appear on National TV Show Make 48

MAKO’s Top Level Designers to Appear on National TV Show Make 48

Mako Design + Invent
November 29, 2017

As inventors ourselves, we know what it’s like to tinker with every concept and tiny detail of an invention. Our industrial design company will help create products with both short... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 29, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
MAKO and Agency 2.0 Partner to Bring More Epic Inventions to Life

MAKO and Agency 2.0 Partner to Bring More Epic Inventions to Life

Mako Design + Invent
May 3, 2017

At MAKO Design + Invent, as a leading industrial design firm, we make it our mandate to deliver results and drive success for every single client. But we wanted to... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 3, 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
Engineering Feats of the 21st Century

Engineering Feats of the 21st Century

Mako Design + Invent
February 24, 2017

Today marks the end of 2017’s National Engineering Week. As an engineering design firm that works on developing products every day, we want to extend our appreciation to our team... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 24, 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
How 3-D Printing Actually Works

How 3-D Printing Actually Works

Mako Design + Invent
February 3, 2017

Imagine you’ve decided to re-organize your closet, but instead of leaving your house, travelling all the way to the store, measuring the storage bins that are available, all you need... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 3, 2017