Ontario Industrial Design Company Analyzes the Sony PlayStation 5

Analyzing the Latest Design for Sony’s PlayStation 5

At our Ontario industrial design company, MAKO Design + Invent, we get excited about news regarding technological innovation and groundbreaking product design. Without a doubt, following the news on new technologies is one of our passions, as we love to see how some of the most influential innovators and designers from all over the world tackle modern problems to create the latest technology and designs to help push our society further.

With how much innovation, technology, and design have changed and influenced our world, observing and learning from the latest innovations help reflect on what designs and innovations our society looks for and values and can further gear us in the right direction to continue making some of the best designs.

Thus, given the news of Sony creating an all-new PlayStation console, we took it upon ourselves as an industrial design company and a team of design lovers to analyze its design and see how it reflects the best choices for innovation.

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What Our Ontario Industrial Design Company Think About the PlayStation 5 + Analysis

With the release of the PlayStation 5 came a lot of excitement and curiosity as to what the designers at Sony had in stores for their audience. The video gaming community is well-known for being persistent in their need and appreciation for high-quality graphics, gameplay, control, and a well-built console, so there were a lot of expectations amongst the initial news of a new console.

After its reveal, our Ontario industrial design company saw that the latest console was shown to carry a striking new white design that matches the DualSesnse controller – a smart play for Sony. Any experienced designer knows that it’s important to carry branding and stylistic elements along with the newest product releases in order to stay true and consistent with any previous designs in order to build familiarity and brand recognition.

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To our Ontario industrial design company, the design of the console itself is built in a slim body that uses contrasting dual colours. The contrast in its different colours is strategically chosen so that the design looks even more slim and sleek than it already is – a value that console gamers appreciate as it adds to the modernity of the latest console.

Blue light sits within the gap between the two surfaces, signifying where air flows in between the console and giving it a more light, calming appearance to the console. It’s important to note that the design of the console was made to look sleek and slim no matter how its placed within the home, whether it be vertical or horizontal.

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Overall, the design is striking, gives homage to its newest branding, and has a light, calming appearance, reinforcing its innovative new look that is both minimalistic and powerful.

If you’re a big fan of video games, check out our blog on what the history of video game development can teach us about innovation, here!

If you have a great new invention and you’d like to learn more about this process, get in touch with MAKO today and visit our website to find out more. Or feel free to give us a call at 1-888-MAKO, and we can set you up on a call with our product strategist!

About: MAKO Design + Invent is the original firm providing world-class consumer product development services tailored to startups, small manufacturers, and inventors. Simply put, we are the leading one-stop-shop for developing your physical product from idea to store shelves, all in a high-quality, cost-effective, and timely manner. We operate as one powerhouse 30-person product design team spread across 4 offices to serve you (Austin, Miami, San Francisco, & Toronto). We have full-stack in-house industrial designmechanical engineeringelectrical engineeringpatent referralprototyping, and manufacturing services. To assist our startup and inventor clients, in addition to above, we help with business strategy, product strategy, marketing, and sales/distribution for all consumer product categories. Also, our founder Kevin Mako hosts The Product Startup Podcast, the industry's leading hardware podcast. Check it out for tips, interviews, and best practices for hardware startups, inventors, and product developers. Click HERE to learn more about MAKO Design + Invent!

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