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 and engineering. How it works The Paperpot Transplanter allows for one...read more
The majority of the millennial generation says that they were willing to pay extra for sustainable offerings. And when the generation makes up a total of $600 billion of spending/purchasing in the United States alone, with that number only expected to climb, there’s...read more
Bruce Lee joined the team at MAKO, a product design company, back in 2016. He was one of the original designers to join our team and brought with him a wealth of experience and ability to create intricate and innovative designs. Bruce Lee’s background Bruce...read more
A product that we don’t often even think twice about, a straw. We use it to sip and stir our beverages, and it’s literally been found in our homes and restaurants around the globe for decades. However, recently environmentalists have been focusing a new lense on...read more
EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards recognizes some of the most innovative and influential leaders in the world. For the past 25 years, these awards have recognized the achievements of Canada’s entrepreneurial trailblazers. Kevin Mako, CEO of invention design...read more
You know when you hear about a product innovation that you need to see to believe it? That’s the case with RED’s Hydrogen One Handset that was promised by the company for a while now, and the time is finally here that RED’s invention makers are finally bringing the...read more
Sinterit was the first manufacturer to deliver affordable 3D desktop printers and now they’ve created the next generation of their successful Lisa printer that will change the way we look at invention prototyping. About Lisa 2: Invention prototyping at your...read more
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 completely changes the way consumers purchase and help give wearable tech engineers and...read more
In the glow of the floor-to-ceiling ballistic blue foam pyramid at the Ryerson Sandbox DMZ, the Mako Student Innovation Award contestants excitedly discuss each other’s presentations. They await the decision of the eight judges who have been sequestered behind an...read more
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 Amazon’s Echo Dot Amazon’s new Echo Dot Kids Edition plays music, answers a child’s...read more
MAKO Design + Invent: From Idea to Store Shelves
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