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082: Smooth Product Flow from Visual Design to Engineering

MAKO Design + Invent – June 30, 2021

With Robert Irwin, Lead Industrial Design at Amazon

Rob Irwin just wrapped up almost 3 years working as the lead industrial designer at Amazon creating the Amazon Shopping Cart. Before that, he worked for many years as a freelancer, with agencies, and at large corporations doing industrial design and leading physical product design teams. Today Rob is going to share some valuable knowledge on how inventors, startups, and small manufacturers can ensure that your product development goes smoothly and creates the best version of your product by knowing how industrial design and product engineering can best work together.

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MAKO Design + Invent is the original firm providing world-class consumer product development services tailored to small businesses, startups, 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 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. 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. Feel free to Contact Us anytime for help with your project.