Mako Design’s Favorite Stocking Stuffer Inventions
A holiday tradition, stocking stuffers are a fun activity that families and friends love to take part in addition to gift-giving. As the Christmas and holiday break approach, the rush for gift shopping intensifies. What most people forget, however, is to pick out some smaller and helpful gifts to fit inside a stocking! While candy, socks, and small toys are a stocking stuffer favorite, here are some more innovative stocking stuffer inventions that are sure to stand out and be useful for anyone your gifting this holiday season!
A Helpful Stocking Stuffer Invention
Listed as one of the best inventions made in 2010, Sugru is the world’s first mouldable glue! A great gift to give to anyone, Sugru is a mouldable glue that is designed to solve any quick fixes. Straight out of the packaging, Sugru is a mouldable, soft, malleable, playdough like substances that forms into durable and flexible silicone-like substance. After 24, the mouldable glue transforms into a strong, flexible silicon rubber that will flex with the material that is attached to the things that needed to be fixed. Sugru can work on leather, fabrics, wood, metal, and plastics to help anyone fix the things that commonly break or wear out. Additionally, Sugru is both waterproof, temperature resistant, and long-lasting meaning, once it’s bonded onto what you need to fix it, will stay in place even under harsh conditions.
The Perfect Multi-Functional Stocking Stuffer Invention
At Mako Design, we are huge fans of multi-functional products that provide multiple uses and solutions to different products that consumers face daily. If you’re looking for a handy little gift that is small in size but super-useful in its functionality, this 5-in-1 tool pen is a perfect innovation stocking stuffer invention! Not only acting as a pen, this gadget includes a screwdriver, a touch stylus for smart devices, a bubble level, a ruler, and a clip! Multi-functional products like these are a great gift for stocking stuffers because of how small, yet useful they are – consider it 5 gifts in one!
An Innovative Stocking Stuffer Invention for Avocados!
Who doesn’t love avocados? With the increased popularity of avocados over the past few years, the avocado has seen a ton of innovation and inventions made to help cut open, prepare, and keep the popular fruit fresh. With how fast the avocado ripens and could go bad, those who are fans of avocados know how hard it is to keep it fresh and as long-lasting as possible! If you know one of your friends or family are avid fans of the avocado, the Avocado Hugger is a great innovative stocking stuffer invention that will help your avocado loving friend in the long run!
An On-the-Go Water Bottle
Staying hydrated is always important, but with busy lifestyles, it can get hard to remember to get your daily liter of H2O! For this reason, a water bottle is always a great and handy gift to give anyone, not only during the holiday season but just in general. However, how does one gift a whole water bottle in a stocking stuffer? This Collapsible Water Bottle is an easy and innovative stocking stuffer invention that can easily slip into any stocking. Not only is this Collapsible Water Bottle a handy stocking stuffer gift but makes a great portable product for anyone who needs a water bottle with them without taking up too much space. The water bottle can fit into your pocket or a small bag, making it the perfect travel companion for anyone you know that loves hiking or is always on the go.
A Mako Design Stocking Stuffer Invention Created by One of Our Clients!
Everyone always knows someone who is always doing something and going somewhere. Or perhaps one of your friends or family lives in a city where commuting to work is usually through public transit? No matter the situation, having a busy day and having to carry a lot is never a comfortable experience for anyone. To help make the life of commuters easier our client, Reey Yasin, created the Comfycup! Made to suspend itself securely onto public transit poles, the Comfycup is a portable cup holder that can hold any drink, bottle, or cup for you while commuting. The Comfycup supports a small, yet durable design, making it easy to carry along with you and stick into any stocking as an innovative stocking stuffer invention that will be super handy for anyone!
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Article Author: MAKO Design + Invent
MAKO Design + Invent is a full-service consumer product development firm servicing both high-growth corporate manufacturers and invention startups. With a 25-person team across 3 offices (Austin, England, Toronto), MAKO has complete in-house industrial design, mechanical engineering, and electrical engineering design and prototyping services. To assist our start-up inventor clients, we also have a subsidiary branch called Mako Invent that, in addition to above, helps start-ups with patenting, strategy, marketing, and sales/distribution for all consumer product categories. For our corporate clients, MAKO Design develops world-class consumer electronics designs through our industrial, mechanical, and electrical design teams.
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