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Tips for When You Encounter Stress While Inventing

Tips for When You Encounter Stress While Inventing

Mako Design + Invent
July 24, 2019

No matter who you are, everyone encounters stress from time to time. In a busy and competitive world such as the product design and development market, it seems as if... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 24, 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
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
Tips to Keep Every Inventor More Productive This Summer

Tips to Keep Every Inventor More Productive This Summer

Mako Design + Invent
May 9, 2019

Like new years, the summer time always seems to be one of the big seasons in where everyone has a bucket list of things they want to do, but never... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 9, 2019
The Product Development of the Infamous Super Soaker

The Product Development of the Infamous Super Soaker

Mako Design + Invent
May 7, 2019

What would be a summer without a water fight? From water balloons to water guns, its no surprise that one of the first household name that comes to mind when... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 7, 2019
5 Pain Points Invention Makers Have & How to Power Through Them

5 Pain Points Invention Makers Have & How to Power Through Them

Mako Design + Invent
April 2, 2019

For most invention makers, coming up with the concept is easy after they’ve had their ‘Eureka’ moment; the hard part is what to do afterward. With our 10 years of... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 2, 2019
“I Have an Invention and I Need Your Help.”

“I Have an Invention and I Need Your Help.”

Mako Design + Invent
January 22, 2019

The inspiration for an invention idea can come from anywhere. It could solve an everyday problem to make lives simpler, improve an existing device, or perhaps be a new invention... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 22, 2019
MAKO’s Launches Partnership with Design Publication Core77

MAKO’s Launches Partnership with Design Publication Core77

Mako Design + Invent
December 11, 2018

We are honoured to announce our recent partnership with the well-established industrial design site Core77.com. Core77 is a leading source for all articles, forums, portfolios, job listings and design services appealing to... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 11, 2018
Five Movies Every Inventor Should Watch

Five Movies Every Inventor Should Watch

Mako Design + Invent
October 23, 2018

We’ve all been known to get lost in a sea of binge-watching television shows and movies. It’s easy to look at your clock and wonder where on earth all the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 23, 2018
Female Inventors and Their Inventions That Changed The World

Female Inventors and Their Inventions That Changed The World

Mako Design + Invent
August 24, 2018

Female inventors and designers have changed the world with some of their inventions, have shaken up the industry, and have been leaders in innovation throughout the years. We’re going to... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 24, 2018
Three Simple UX Design Best Practices for Product Design

Three Simple UX Design Best Practices for Product Design

Mako Design + Invent
May 8, 2018

As a product design agency, it’s your job to get inside the user’s brain. You need to be able to predetermine what they want and need, and what will make... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 8, 2018
Student Accidentally Invents Self-Healing Material to End Shattered iPhone Screens

Student Accidentally Invents Self-Healing Material to End Shattered iPhone Screens

Mako Design + Invent
March 22, 2018

When you drop your smartphone and watch it tumble to the floor, cringing as you slowly pick it up, wondering what the fate of its screen is. We’ve all done... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 22, 2018
When Your New Voice Assistant Creeps You Right Out

When Your New Voice Assistant Creeps You Right Out

Mako Design + Invent
March 15, 2018

If you’ve been following the news, you’ve probably heard about how Amazon Alexa’s are creeping out their owners by laughing, on their own. An issue that Amazon claimed was just... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 15, 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
2018 Inventor Resolutions: How to Keep Them and Beat Them

2018 Inventor Resolutions: How to Keep Them and Beat Them

Mako Design + Invent
January 24, 2018

With every new year, we begin to see everyone creating their resolutions for the year ahead. However, it’s said that 80% of resolutions usually fail by February and usually this... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 24, 2018
Client Spotlight: Inventor Sells Out Product with Major Retailer

Client Spotlight: Inventor Sells Out Product with Major Retailer

Mako Design + Invent
December 20, 2017

We often say to our clients it’s the simplest inventions that see the most success. It’s the products that make you ask yourself, “Why didn’t I think of that?” that... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 20, 2017
Three Mistakes New Inventors Make

Three Mistakes New Inventors Make

Mako Design + Invent
December 9, 2017

Turning your invention idea into a functioning product is a dream come true for many people. However, inventing a new product or starting a business can be a maze, as... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 9, 2017
Why Prototypes are Essential to Great Product Design

Why Prototypes are Essential to Great Product Design

Mako Design + Invent
September 28, 2017

Prototype design is critical to getting closer to the real functionality of your product. Sketches, wire frames, blueprints and mock ups are great, but the prototype is what’s going to... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 28, 2017
MAKO Launches the Official Company Video for Start-ups and Inventors

MAKO Launches the Official Company Video for Start-ups and Inventors

Mako Design + Invent
September 21, 2017

It’s quite common we see our clients in front of the camera sharing all the details on their product design development, and on their ground-breaking invention. Like when our client... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 21, 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
The Benefits of a Product Redesign

The Benefits of a Product Redesign

Mako Design + Invent
June 26, 2017

Congratulations! Your product has been a great success, and you’ve enjoyed a nice run for years, maybe even decades. But as with all good things, they can eventually come to... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 26, 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
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
Tips for Kickstarting Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Tips for Kickstarting Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Mako Design + Invent
May 16, 2017

You’re almost there. You’ve nailed down your idea, you’ve approached a product design firm like MAKO Design to help take you from a sketch on a napkin to store shelves. Often... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 16, 2017