The 2 – in – 1 Invention
The feeling of coming up with a genius product idea to help solve a problem is always amazing to any inventor. However, a real jackpot for inventors is to create a multi-functional product that acts as a 2-in-1 product for consumers. A 2-in-1 invention can be described as a product that can do different or multiple things to help the convenience and efficiency of a user. If you find yourself encountering a problem in which multiple steps need to be taken for the problem to the solved, inventing a product that can simplify these steps and solve the problem quicker is the perfect opportunity to create a 2-in-1 invention. Need some inspiration? We’ve listed some of the best 2-in-1 invention on the market!
A Multi Functional Product Made for Avocados
A popular fruit, the avocado is notorious for being used in many ways to make for the perfect snack. Over bread or as a dip, the avocado is sure to be found in almost any household. However, if there’s one thing that most avocado fans can agree on, the process or cutting open, scooping and preparing avocado can be long and tedious. Luckily, the Avo Shark is a handy 2-in-1 invention that acts as a knife, pitter, scooper and smasher for avocados. This multi-functional product is the perfect product for saving time, convenience and efficiency when preparing any avocado dish!
A Multi Functional Water Bottle Invention
One of Mako Design’s successful clients, the FestKen water bottle is a great example of a 2-in-1 invention. If you frequent music festivals, outdoors events, or concerts, this handy water bottle is the best multi-functional product to have on you! Not only does this product act an easy to carry water bottle, but also lights up! With both of these functionalities, you’ll never have to carry both water bottle of light stick and have it all in one product. The finger holes on the side of bottle make it easy to have on hand, saving the product from falling or getting lost in crowds (even more so with the built in light and fun neon design).
Interested in learning more about the FestKen Water bottle? Visit the FestKen website here, and our client blog here!
The Best 2-in-1 Invention for the Kitchen
If you have a small kitchen, its imperative that you find as much ways as possible to save space – especially if you share a space with multiple people! An inconvenience that a lot of people find with kitchen spaces and cooking is having to take multiple steps to do one thing such as washing fruits and vegetables and moving them from place to place to prepare. With the Dexas Over the Sink Strainer Board you can now have the room to prepare your food all at one area and as conveniently as possible! This 2-in-1 invention works by simple placing the board over your sink and putting in the strainer on the side of the board. Then you are free to wash, strain, and cut your food all at once! This multi-functional product not only saves time and convenience, but creates more room for your kitchen, making it the perfect product for small living spaces.
Check out this handy kitchen invention made by one of Mako Design’s clients, The Cheese Sleeve!
The Ultimate Multi Functional Product That Fits Right in Your Wallet
A great 2-in-1 invention that fits right in your wallet is the Wallet Ninja. This multi-functional product is capable of doing 18 different things! Some of its functions include working as eyeglass screwdriver, ruler, nail puller, letter opener, can and bottle opener, fruit peeler, a screwdriver that works for multiple different kids of screws and bolts, and a cell phones, among other capabilities! If you find yourself working with a lot of tools, such as being an engineer or designer, this would be the perfect item to keep on hand, or the perfect gift for any other handy man!
If you have a great new invention and you’d like to learn more about this process, get in touch with MAKO here and visit our website to find out more. Feel free to give us a call at 1-888-MAKO and we can set you up on a call with our product analyst!
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