Mako’s Favorite Places for Design Inspo in San Francisco

by | Jul 28, 2020 | Design, Designing, Industrial Design, industrial design company

As a San Francisco product design company with a talented team of designers and engineers all passionate about the field of design and innovation, we are constantly looking for different sources of inspiration to help inspire our own designs and motivate us to help progress the field of product design. Since opening our newest office in Oakland, San Francisco, we’ve taken into account how many different sources of great and innovative design inspiration there is around the city. Our San Francisco product design company listed some of our must-see and most inspiring places that all design lovers and innovators must visit when in San Francisco!

San Francisco Design Week

San Francisco is home to many creative and innovators. As a city known to be a hub for design, tech, and innovation, its no surprise that the city takes an extra effort to celebrate and share the design accomplishments and creativity of the city. Thus, our San Francisco product design company, Mako Design, highlight recommends taking part in the San Francisco Design Week! San Francisco design week is a significant week-long festival to help showcase the unique intersection of ideas, design, innovators, and entrepreneurs in the city. San Francisco design week gives design fans the opportunity to experience and see all the newest innovations growing within the city. The design week is organized with open studio tours and events and allows unique access to special exhibitions and conversations with some of the most talented and well-known designers in the city. San Francisco design week is an opportunity to check out, diversify, and learn about all fields of designs, from product design to fashion, architecture, and more.

San Francisco Product Design Company

Our San Francisco Product Design Company, Mako Design + Invent!

It is no surprise that one area or place to visit for design inspiration is none other than our newest San Francisco office! We are a San Francisco product design company, located in Oakland, and are always ready to welcome anyone who wants to drop by and get to know our designers, talk to us about product ideas and inventions or just get to know more about what Mako Design has to offer as an innovative product design company. Not only can we help you with product design ideas, but we are a team passionate about design and would love to meet more members of the San Francisco and Californian community who are passionate about talking and learning about all facets of design. Drop by our office anytime to meet the team, check out our work, talk about design, and get to know more about Mako Design and our services.

San Francisco Product Design Company

The Mako Design Team!

Home to Many Innovation Hubs

Situated in San Francisco is the notoriously known Silicon Valley, which is home to the most famous and hugest tech giants in the world. Some of those innovative companies include Google, Uber, and Airbnb. Even some of the most innovative and successful companies in the world have created innovation hubs centered within Silicon Valley due to the notoriety of the area being known as an innovation hub. As such, Walmart, Verizon, Johnson & Johnson, and General Motors are amongst the few of the larger corporations’ in the world who have strategically opened innovation centers in Silicon Valley in order to give awareness and important towards accessibility to the design community in which next-generation technologies and business opportunities can emerge. It’s worth checking out some of your favorite and most innovative well known by corporations and companies and checking out the innovation centers they have to offer to not only learn about the history and innovations that these world-renown companies have given to society over the past couple of decades but also appreciate how innovation, technology, and design continue to push us forward towards more innovation futures.

San Francisco Product Design Company

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!

Article Author: MAKO Design + Invent

Article Author: MAKO Design + Invent

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MAKO Design + Invent is the original firm in North America for providing world-class consumer product development services tailored to startups, inventors, and small manufacturers. 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 from coast-to-coast to serve you (Austin, Miami, San Francisco, & Toronto). We have full-stack in-house industrial design, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, patent referral, prototyping, 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.



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