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An Ergonomic Backpack Designed to Keep Your Back Straight

An Ergonomic Backpack Designed to Keep Your Back Straight

Mako Design + Invent
October 22, 2021

One can never have enough bags. Not too long ago we covered a floating backpack that helps alleviate the force applied to your back and knees. We recently came across... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 22, 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
Bite: Sustainable Toothpaste Tablets

Bite: Sustainable Toothpaste Tablets

Mako Design + Invent
October 6, 2021

In the US alone, we throw out hundreds of millions of bottles of toothpaste every year that harms our environment. What if there was a better way to brush our... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 6, 2021
MAKO’s Hockey Gear Picks for the 2021-2022 Season

MAKO’s Hockey Gear Picks for the 2021-2022 Season

Mako Design + Invent
August 16, 2021

The NHL playoffs are long over, the draft is done and free agency signings have cooled down. So what do hockey players and fans look forward to until pre-season is... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 16, 2021
Fourth of July 2021: Recognizing Some of the Greatest American Inventors

Fourth of July 2021: Recognizing Some of the Greatest American Inventors

Mako Design + Invent
July 2, 2021

Fourth of July is coming up this weekend! Independence Day, as most of you know was a defining moment in our history. So we’re celebrating by recognizing some of the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 2, 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
3D Printing: Would You Use Wood?

3D Printing: Would You Use Wood?

Mako Design + Invent
May 10, 2021

When you need a prototype now, and you need it fast, you run to the 3D printer. Three-dimensional printing is just what it sounds like. Literally printing, in a 3D... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 10, 2021
Virgin Galactic: Small Innovations Make Big Differences

Virgin Galactic: Small Innovations Make Big Differences

Mako Design + Invent
April 6, 2021

Small innovations can make big differences. It’s true. Simplicity is the key to how we provide innovative product design services. It’s why we always advocate to keep your initial product... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 6, 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
The Best Products Made for the Snow

The Best Products Made for the Snow

Mako Design + Invent
January 7, 2021

The Best Snow Goggles Perfect for Winter Sports  For those who love winter sports and spend a lot of time surrounded by snow on the slopes, it’s crucial to have... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 7, 2021
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
Innovative Products Perfect for Ice Skating

Innovative Products Perfect for Ice Skating

Mako Design + Invent
December 14, 2020

A Blade Bodyguard for Your Skates Although skating on ice may be a smooth experience, anyone who’s ever gone skating can attest to the fact that once you’re off the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 14, 2020
Mako Design’s Favorite Innovative Mouse Designs

Mako Design’s Favorite Innovative Mouse Designs

Mako Design + Invent
December 8, 2020

Since working from home has become the norm in many countries right now, most people are looking for new ways to help improve and upgrade their current at-home office setting.... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 8, 2020
Mako Design’s 2020 Holiday Gift Guide for ‘Her’

Mako Design’s 2020 Holiday Gift Guide for ‘Her’

Mako Design + Invent
December 7, 2020

The Perfect Gift to Accompany Our Smartphones It would be an understatement to say that one of our most cherished items today is our smartphones. As new smartphones are released... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 7, 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
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
The Best Inventions for the Upcoming Winter Season

The Best Inventions for the Upcoming Winter Season

Mako Design + Invent
November 25, 2020

App-Controlled Gloves Our Toronto Invention Development Specialist Loves By far one of the biggest discomforts that come along with the winter season is getting cold hands and feet. As both... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 25, 2020
The Latest Two-in-One Inventions

The Latest Two-in-One Inventions

Mako Design + Invent
November 2, 2020

A Perfect Two in One Invention Made for Dog Owners! Our Florida invention design agency believes that walking your dog can count as a multitasking effort all in itself! Product... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 2, 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
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
Product Designs Made to Help Kids Study More Efficiently

Product Designs Made to Help Kids Study More Efficiently

Mako Design + Invent
October 15, 2020

An Innovative Watch Made for Kids Our Florida Industrial Design Consultant Loves With children staying at home and not getting used to a regular routine that used to be accompanied... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 15, 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 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
Innovative Product Designs to Enjoy the Perfect Thanksgiving

Innovative Product Designs to Enjoy the Perfect Thanksgiving

Mako Design + Invent
October 6, 2020

The Perfect Multi-Functional Product Recommended by Our Florida Product Design Consultant Although Thanksgiving is a holiday that many families and friends look forward to, its hard to deny that the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 6, 2020
Mako Design’s Thoughts on the Latest Innovations from LG

Mako Design’s Thoughts on the Latest Innovations from LG

Mako Design + Invent
September 24, 2020

At our Bay Area product design studio Mako Design, we love to stay on top of the latest innovations being developed from all over the world. Not only does this... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 24, 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
Catch Our Director of Design, Tim Uys, on the Latest Season of Make48, now Live!

Catch Our Director of Design, Tim Uys, on the Latest Season of Make48, now Live!

Mako Design + Invent
September 21, 2020

This past year, our Austin product development agency, Mako Design, was excited to hear about another season of the popular North American invention show, Make48, airing another season! As with... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 21, 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
Innovative Products for Jewelry Fans!

Innovative Products for Jewelry Fans!

Mako Design + Invent
August 31, 2020

A Minimal Smart Ring our California Product Design Firm Loves Not all piece s of jewelry has to exist as simple accessories, the Circular Smart Ring is an example of... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 31, 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
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
Our Favorite Innovative Dental Hygiene Products

Our Favorite Innovative Dental Hygiene Products

Mako Design + Invent
August 13, 2020

An Innovative Toothbrush to Effectively Brush Your Teeth Dental hygiene is extremely important, and with so many people using basic toothbrushes, there calls for a need to find a more... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 13, 2020
Why Mako Design Believes Innovation is Important for Small Businesses

Why Mako Design Believes Innovation is Important for Small Businesses

Mako Design + Invent
August 12, 2020

No matter what market or field your small business is in, innovation is a progressive movement that is involved everywhere in society today. Although it is commonly known that following... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 12, 2020
The Best Products That Every Runner Needs!

The Best Products That Every Runner Needs!

Mako Design + Invent
August 11, 2020

The Best Shoe Design Recommended by Our Texas Product Design Specialist It’s no surprise that one of the top sports and apparel companies in the world, Nike, are looking for... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 11, 2020
The Newest Innovative Technologies: The ‘Smart Cart’

The Newest Innovative Technologies: The ‘Smart Cart’

Mako Design + Invent
August 7, 2020

Technology places a huge role in how we progress and change within our society. With so many new developments, new technologies, new concerns over health and safety, looking at what... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 7, 2020
Our Favorite Foldable Product Designs

Our Favorite Foldable Product Designs

Mako Design + Invent
August 5, 2020

The Two-in-One Home Piece Our Texas product design specialists know that products that exist with two in one function are a great option for those who need more space in... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 5, 2020
Mako Client Spotlight: The Keeki Bag!

Mako Client Spotlight: The Keeki Bag!

Mako Design + Invent
July 30, 2020

At our Toronto Product Development Studio, Mako Design, our team of talented and dedicated designers work very hard to come up with the most innovative and outstanding designs that both... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 30, 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
Innovative Projectors to Enhance your Home

Innovative Projectors to Enhance your Home

Mako Design + Invent
July 22, 2020

With the new normal now in place, most places that used to accommodate a lot of people, such as the theaters, have closed down in order to keep us safe.... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 22, 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
MAKO Client Spotlight: the CNCT Cooler!

MAKO Client Spotlight: the CNCT Cooler!

Mako Design + Invent
July 16, 2020

Every day at our invention help company, Mako Design, we are constantly excited and proud to get to be able to work with some of the most inventive and innovative... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 16, 2020
Introducing the Head Array Designed by our Director of Design, Tim Uys, for ASL!

Introducing the Head Array Designed by our Director of Design, Tim Uys, for ASL!

Mako Design + Invent
July 15, 2020

At our Austin invention help studio, Mako Design, we love to look for and create new innovative designs to help out any projects. Our team of world-class designers are passionate... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 15, 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 Design’s Favorite Transformative Designs

Mako Design’s Favorite Transformative Designs

Mako Design + Invent
June 24, 2020

We’re big fans of innovative designs at our California invention development firm, Mako Design. One of the ways in which one can approach their product design through an innovative method... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 24, 2020
Design Trends: Disposable Design

Design Trends: Disposable Design

Mako Design + Invent
June 23, 2020

As society progresses, a lot of us are becoming more aware of the negatives that follow unsustainable and damaging products. A lot of the things that we use around us... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 23, 2020
The Newest Products to Enjoy on Your Front Yard

The Newest Products to Enjoy on Your Front Yard

Mako Design + Invent
June 17, 2020

A Product for Your Front Yard that Your Dog Will Love Our Miami product development firm definitely understands how important pet care can be especially during hot summer days. Whether... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 17, 2020
Mako Strategy Team on Parametric Design

Mako Strategy Team on Parametric Design

Mako Design + Invent
June 16, 2020

As a Florida product design company, Mako Design loves to observe and learn all about the latest design trends that innovative and progressing both concept and product design from around... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 16, 2020
Going Wireless: The Appeal and Success of Wireless Products

Going Wireless: The Appeal and Success of Wireless Products

Mako Design + Invent
June 15, 2020

When approaching product design and invention design services, there are a lot of strategies that one can take in order to help enhance and improve their designs. When working with... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 15, 2020
The Newest Innovations in Home Gardening

The Newest Innovations in Home Gardening

Mako Design + Invent
June 8, 2020

A huge trend that our California product design studio noticed that has soared in popularity is home improvement. As more people are taking more time to care for their space,... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 8, 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
The Newest Innovations Made to Help Social Distancing

The Newest Innovations Made to Help Social Distancing

Mako Design + Invent
May 27, 2020

One of the greatest assets of innovation is how it works to help progress and normalize a new way of living and interacting with the world around us in more... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 27, 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
Innovative Gadgets for Your Work from Home Desk

Innovative Gadgets for Your Work from Home Desk

Mako Design + Invent
May 21, 2020

A Desk Gadget to Keep Your Space Clean As a Florida product design firm, we understand the struggle for those who work with pencils a lot for design or artwork... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 21, 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
Innovative Products for the Bathroom

Innovative Products for the Bathroom

Mako Design + Invent
April 29, 2020

Enhance Your Bathroom with Better Lighting A huge issue for those without a vanity table is getting the correct natural light needed in order to see what they’re doing during... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 29, 2020
Mako Designs Top Netflix Show Recommendations for Design Inspiration

Mako Designs Top Netflix Show Recommendations for Design Inspiration

Mako Design + Invent
April 27, 2020

For creatives, it can be hard to spend a lot of time indoors without feeling as if your inspiration or creativity is being stifled. Along with staying safe, staying indoors... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 27, 2020
How Face Masks are Being Innovated for a Safer Future

How Face Masks are Being Innovated for a Safer Future

Mako Design + Invent
April 23, 2020

 In relevance to current situations, the production and demand for innovative wearable product designs in face masks have seen an all-time high as people around the world are looking for... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 23, 2020
Mako Design’s Top Book Recommendations for a Successful Product

Mako Design’s Top Book Recommendations for a Successful Product

Mako Design + Invent
April 21, 2020

There are lot of ways that we can all become invested into new topics and interests, and if you’ve been looking for a great way to introduce yourself into the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 21, 2020
How 3D Printing is Revolutionizing our World

How 3D Printing is Revolutionizing our World

Mako Design + Invent
April 15, 2020

Within the past decade, we’ve seen the popularization and development of 3D printing become incorporated in many different parts of the design and technology world. As society advances and more... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 15, 2020
Top Products to Help You Stay Clean and Sanitized

Top Products to Help You Stay Clean and Sanitized

Mako Design + Invent
April 13, 2020

Now more than ever is a good time to stay as clean as possible. Whether sanitizing yourself, your items, or your home is the best wat for your to keep... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 13, 2020
Top Inventions to Help Stop Procrastination

Top Inventions to Help Stop Procrastination

Mako Design + Invent
April 7, 2020

Staying productive can always be a challenge, especially with so much going on around us. If you find yourself looking for a way to maximize your productivity while working from... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 7, 2020
How You and Mako Design can Together Fight COVID-19

How You and Mako Design can Together Fight COVID-19

Mako Design + Invent
April 2, 2020

Mako Design is a design company grounded towards helping to push innovation and inspire the design community in as many ways as possible. During these unprecedented times, Mako Design recognizes... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 2, 2020
Mako Client Highlight: Rover Pack Hopper for Tennis Players

Mako Client Highlight: Rover Pack Hopper for Tennis Players

Mako Design + Invent
March 31, 2020

At Mako Design, we get a lot of questions about the types of products we can or cannot make, however, with our team of world-class designers, Mako Design offers top... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 31, 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
Mako Design on Why Product Design Benefits Society

Mako Design on Why Product Design Benefits Society

Mako Design + Invent
March 26, 2020

Mako Design is proud to be a top product design agency made up of a hard-working and dedicated team that is passionate about design and innovation. Not only is our... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 26, 2020
Mako Design Starring on the 4th Season of Make48!

Mako Design Starring on the 4th Season of Make48!

Mako Design + Invent
March 24, 2020

If you’ve following Mako Design for a while, you should know we love to stay involved within the creative and design communities in order to inspire and motivate others all... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 24, 2020
The Handiest Extensions for Your Smartphone

The Handiest Extensions for Your Smartphone

Mako Design + Invent
March 24, 2020

It’s undeniable to say that smartphones have become a huge aspect of society’s life. Almost everyone currently uses a smartphone or finds that they at least need their phones on... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 24, 2020
The Genius Behind Pocket-Sized Inventions

The Genius Behind Pocket-Sized Inventions

Mako Design + Invent
March 23, 2020

In some of our past blogs, Mako Design has mentioned that a popular way to create a well-liked or top invention design is to make it portable and simple to... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 23, 2020
How Innovations in Robotics are Revolutionizing the Restaurant Industry

How Innovations in Robotics are Revolutionizing the Restaurant Industry

Mako Design + Invent
March 20, 2020

As technology is our every day begins to grow and become more advanced, innovators are looking for more ways to integrate more efficient and technological innovations into the different fields... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 20, 2020
Mako Client’s Cheese Saving Product + Other Cheese Inventions!

Mako Client’s Cheese Saving Product + Other Cheese Inventions!

Mako Design + Invent
March 12, 2020

It’s no surprise that one of the most popular delicacies in the world is none other than cheese! The popular food has found its way to be integrated into hundreds... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 12, 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
Catch the Mako Design Team on Season 4 of Make48!

Catch the Mako Design Team on Season 4 of Make48!

Mako Design + Invent
February 25, 2020

If you’ve followed Mako Design for a while, you’ll notice how involved we are in the design community and taking the initiative to be a part of any opportunity for... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 25, 2020
Reinventing the Traditional Record Player: Modern Product Design and Turntables

Reinventing the Traditional Record Player: Modern Product Design and Turntables

Mako Design + Invent
February 24, 2020

Mako Design knows a lot about seeing recurring products and trends becoming popular again! Even older forms of certain products and technologies can make their way to become profitable once... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 24, 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
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
Innovative Product Designs for Your Office

Innovative Product Designs for Your Office

Mako Design + Invent
February 10, 2020

The Future of Tech and Stationery Working in an office type environment usually includes having to take in a lot of information both digitally and physically. From documents to letters,... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 10, 2020
The Best Places for Design Inspiration in Toronto

The Best Places for Design Inspiration in Toronto

Mako Design + Invent
February 4, 2020

At Mako Design + Invent we work with clients based all over the world, however, our main office is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada! One of the best things about... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 4, 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
New Innovative Tech: Digital Nose Sensor

New Innovative Tech: Digital Nose Sensor

Mako Design + Invent
January 21, 2020

Undoubtedly a guilty pleasure amongst a lot of people is watching video after video of food or cooking videos online. If you’ve ever found yourself wishing you had the technology... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 21, 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
Inventions that MAKO Wants in the New Decade

Inventions that MAKO Wants in the New Decade

Mako Design + Invent
January 2, 2020

As 2019 comes to an end, the majority of people are excited to not only start a new year to accomplish new goals, but also to start the beginning of... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 2, 2020
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
The Most Innovative Christmas Trees

The Most Innovative Christmas Trees

Mako Design + Invent
December 16, 2019

Now that that December has started, it is officially the season to be festive! Installations, festivities and fun lights are going to be abundant throughout cities and streets. One main... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 16, 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
The Bells and Whistles Your First Product Design Doesn’t Need

The Bells and Whistles Your First Product Design Doesn’t Need

Mako Design + Invent
November 25, 2019

Having an amazing invention idea and product design is always exciting for any new inventor or entrepreneur. As a leading product development firm such as Mako Design, we see and... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 25, 2019
Gadgets that Reduce Stress Feat. Mako Client

Gadgets that Reduce Stress Feat. Mako Client

Mako Design + Invent
November 21, 2019

It’s undeniable to say that everyone at some point in their life deals with heavy periods of stress and anxiety. It’s important to keep and make sure your mental health... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 21, 2019
Innovative Kitchen Gadgets That Will Make Thanksgiving Easier

Innovative Kitchen Gadgets That Will Make Thanksgiving Easier

Mako Design + Invent
November 20, 2019

Either you love it or hate it, cooking is an essential part of most people’s day to day life. If you’re one of those people who hate cooking or just... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 20, 2019
Innovative Tech in Horror Movies

Innovative Tech in Horror Movies

Mako Design + Invent
October 25, 2019

One of the best things about the fall season is getting to celebrate one of the most iconic holidays of the year – Halloween! A favourite past time for the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 25, 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
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
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
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
The Benefits of Working in a Creative Workplace

The Benefits of Working in a Creative Workplace

Mako Design + Invent
August 29, 2019

Working in the design field can be exciting and fun as you’re always surrounded by new tasks and projects. However, with so much different material and projects, it can get... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 29, 2019
The Newest Innovation in Sneakers

The Newest Innovation in Sneakers

Mako Design + Invent
August 23, 2019

If you’ve ever watched the infamous ‘Back to the Future’, you probably grew up with big hopes and expectations for future technologies. The movie sported a number of amazing technological... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 23, 2019
Technological Innovations in Restaurants

Technological Innovations in Restaurants

Mako Design + Invent
August 22, 2019

The best thing about the growth in technology is the commitment to make the lives of consumers more convenient and quicker. As society continuously becomes more fast-paced as time goes... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 22, 2019
The Best Innovations in Recycling

The Best Innovations in Recycling

Mako Design + Invent
August 7, 2019

As environmental issues become more important and recognized worldwide, efforts to increase and help the environment in different ways have exponentially risen as innovators and inventors worldwide look for different... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 7, 2019
Innovation in Food – Powdered Fruits and Vegetables

Innovation in Food – Powdered Fruits and Vegetables

Mako Design + Invent
July 23, 2019

Reinventing Food In the world of innovation, inventors are always looking for new solutions to past products and different ways to change and reinvent the products and technologies they have... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 23, 2019
The Development of Coffee Machines

The Development of Coffee Machines

Mako Design + Invent
July 16, 2019

Where would we be without coffee? Probably the most common drink to ever exist as an energy booster, coffee has existed for centuries and its popularity as a morning favorite... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 16, 2019
Best Innovations in Gardening Tools

Best Innovations in Gardening Tools

Mako Design + Invent
July 11, 2019

The Best Gardening Innovations Gardening has always been a popular hobby that most people pick up just when the season is right, and as it is currently summer, there is... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 11, 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
What the History of Video Game Development Can Teach Us About Innovation

What the History of Video Game Development Can Teach Us About Innovation

Mako Design + Invent
July 8, 2019

As a product development firm, we are huge fans of innovation and change within different industries. Any type of major switch is extremely fascinating to us and keeps us thinking... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 8, 2019
Musician Inventors and their Creations

Musician Inventors and their Creations

Mako Design + Invent
June 19, 2019

It’s no surprise that musicians are highly looked up to by society. Rather than just being famous for things such as celebrity status, musicians are idolized for their talent in... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 19, 2019
Love Music? These New Inventions Can Teach You How to Play Easily

Love Music? These New Inventions Can Teach You How to Play Easily

Mako Design + Invent
June 18, 2019

Music and product design might be the pinnacle when it comes to combining functionality and design all in one. If you’re looking to reach out to some maestros, or even... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 18, 2019
Yoga Inventions made to Maximize Health Benefits

Yoga Inventions made to Maximize Health Benefits

Mako Design + Invent
June 14, 2019

It’s no doubt that yoga is now an immensely popular practice that a lot of people invest their time, money and beliefs in. As the practice is known for providing... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 14, 2019
How the Beauty Industry is Shaping Product Design Innovation

How the Beauty Industry is Shaping Product Design Innovation

Mako Design + Invent
May 28, 2019

One of the biggest and fastest growing markets in the past recent years has hands down been the makeup and beauty industry. With social media mediums such as Instagram, YouTube,... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 28, 2019
How Innovation is Bringing Virtual Reality Technology to Amusement Parks

How Innovation is Bringing Virtual Reality Technology to Amusement Parks

Mako Design + Invent
May 23, 2019

How VR Innovation is Inventing New Technologies With the rise in popularity and accessibility of Virtual Reality, it’s no surprise that designers are using VR to create new, innovative, thrilling,... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 23, 2019
The Place of Product Design and Innovation in the Fashion Industry

The Place of Product Design and Innovation in the Fashion Industry

Mako Design + Invent
May 14, 2019

Ever heard of the term “fashion repeats itself?” The fashion world has hands down become one of the most difficult industries and markets in trying to come out with new... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 14, 2019
Innovative Products to Help You Keep Cool in the Summer

Innovative Products to Help You Keep Cool in the Summer

Mako Design + Invent
May 3, 2019

Whether you’re a fan of the heat or not, summer heat and humidity is something we’ll all have to deal with every year. If you’re dreading the warm season, here... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 3, 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
Canadian Government Invests $85.3 Million into New Intellectual Property Strategy

Canadian Government Invests $85.3 Million into New Intellectual Property Strategy

Mako Design + Invent
October 2, 2018

For innovators, inventors, entrepreneurs and start-ups Intellectual Property, colloquially known as IP, is crucial to business success. To keep Canadian innovators competitive in the global innovation economy the Canadian Federal... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 2, 2018
Spotlight on Aday: Taking a Stand For Sustainable Fashion

Spotlight on Aday: Taking a Stand For Sustainable Fashion

Mako Design + Invent
September 18, 2018

When you think about fashion design, rarely do you think about solar energy and recycled plastic, to most people, these two things don’t go hand-in-hand. To Aday though, a three-year-old... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 18, 2018
Inventors are Rethinking Our Everyday Bathrooms

Inventors are Rethinking Our Everyday Bathrooms

Mako Design + Invent
September 6, 2018

Innovation surrounds us every day and with the introduction of new and exciting products, we’re also seeing innovations to pre-existing products we’ve been using for as long as we can... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 6, 2018
Bennetti Watches Nominated for a London International Award in the Best in Product Design Category

Bennetti Watches Nominated for a London International Award in the Best in Product Design Category

Mako Design + Invent
September 5, 2018

The London International Awards (LIA) have been a worldwide award that celebrates creative excellence in all forms of media. These awards have evolved over the years to truly reflect the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 5, 2018
Make48: MAKO’s Director of Design Judges National Competition on PBS

Make48: MAKO’s Director of Design Judges National Competition on PBS

Mako Design + Invent
August 29, 2018

Make48 – Spearheading Innovation in 48 Hours Just outside Baltimore, cameras descended on the state-of-the-art 4,500 square-foot, Stanley Black & Decker Makerspace for the filming of the third season of... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 29, 2018
Spotlight on PillClok: Taking the Guesswork out of Medication

Spotlight on PillClok: Taking the Guesswork out of Medication

Mako Design + Invent
July 31, 2018

Product designer, Fabián Vadillo, is changing the game when it comes to taking medication through his latest invention development. In the United States, approximately 60% of people admit to forgetting... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 31, 2018
Eating Your Cutlery & Disposable Cups with This Innovative Invention

Eating Your Cutlery & Disposable Cups with This Innovative Invention

Mako Design + Invent
July 19, 2018

You have to be living under a rock if you haven’t heard at some point about the plastic epidemic around the world and how it is destroying our environment and... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 19, 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
Apple is Making Their Devices Less Addictive

Apple is Making Their Devices Less Addictive

Mako Design + Invent
June 26, 2018

Hours upon hours are spent scrolling through our smartphones or on other devices each day, this is 2018 and we are now more dependent on our devices than ever before.... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 26, 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
B8ta is Innovating the Retail Store Space

B8ta is Innovating the Retail Store Space

Mako Design + Invent
May 24, 2018

B8ta stores are changing the way consumers shop with their new type of retail store designed for trying and buying the latest tech products. Their innovative type of store can... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 24, 2018
Alexa is Going Kid-Friendly

Alexa is Going Kid-Friendly

Mako Design + Invent
May 17, 2018

Last month, Amazon revealed that they were taking their popular virtual assistant, Alexa and making it kid-friendly, an invention idea for kids that is the first of its kind. About... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 17, 2018
Office Chairs Made from Recycled Fishing Nets

Office Chairs Made from Recycled Fishing Nets

Mako Design + Invent
May 3, 2018

Humanscale, a design and manufacturing company making ergonomic products for your office has come out with a new invention idea that will change the way you think of office chairs.... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 3, 2018
The Ontario Science Centre Inventorium

The Ontario Science Centre Inventorium

Mako Design + Invent
April 6, 2018

The Ontario Science Centre has launched something incredibly exciting for all those kids (and big kids) out there full of big ideas for the next best invention. The Inventorium is... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 6, 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
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
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
Product Design Help for Inventors From the Famous Faces of Apple

Product Design Help for Inventors From the Famous Faces of Apple

Mako Design + Invent
September 20, 2017

Last Tuesday marked the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, and yet another product launch that took the world by storm. Over the years, Apple has developed a reputation for outstanding design... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 20, 2017
The Nima Sensor: A Brilliant Invention Idea That Tests Food For Gluten

The Nima Sensor: A Brilliant Invention Idea That Tests Food For Gluten

Mako Design + Invent
September 8, 2017

More than 3 million people in the U.S. are suffer from celiac disease or gluten intolerance, and if these people consume gluten, it will cause serious digestive issues. Unfortunately, 1... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 8, 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
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
The Next Level of Virtual Reality: Beyond Sight and Sound

The Next Level of Virtual Reality: Beyond Sight and Sound

Mako Design + Invent
May 24, 2017

Virtual reality (VR) gaming has been gaining increasing popularity recently with the development of many VR cafes and lounges throughout the GTA. No longer are gamers required to stare at... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 24, 2017
MAKO Spotlight: Our New Vice President of Strategy

MAKO Spotlight: Our New Vice President of Strategy

Mako Design + Invent
May 10, 2017

With 2017 nearly half way complete, it’s hard to believe how fast our electrical design firm has raced through the year! We’ve seen new partnerships, a national invention contest, a... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 10, 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
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
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
Sonar Gloves: The Latest in Wearable Tech Design

Sonar Gloves: The Latest in Wearable Tech Design

Mako Design + Invent
January 31, 2017

Wearable Tech Design of the Haptic Sonar Glove Think the FitBit is the best wearable tech design? Our friends at Tsukuba University in Japan begs to differ! They’ve developed an electronic... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 31, 2017