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Every innovator goes through a few queries: “I have an idea for an invention, but I don't know what to do next.

A similar process was found in the process of inventing – constantly changing, adjusting, and adapting. Having everything rush around us, it is sometimes hard to find your footing (especially for those who don't like change). You move on to finalizing your design just as you get into the swing of prototyping. It would help if you didn't mention the inventing hangover you get when you're done with your invention.

Inventing an app isn't sufficient. However, every invention idea led to solving some challenges. 

The Problem and the Solution

Inventions are designed to solve problems. Your first question should be: why are you building this invention? What are the benefits? Problems can involve innovation, or they can include adding a feature to a pre-existing design. For example, to solve the problem of Uber customers being stuck in traffic, Uber Elevate invents a new mode of transport. Like every new iPhone model, certain features are improved over its predecessors, such as picture quality, battery life, and facial recognition. It's common for inventors to think their inventions must be some vast, utterly original creation that's not true. Consider how many iPhones have been sold.

The United inventors association promotes invention show which leads to new product trade shows.

Your Idea Sketch(es)

Your first sketch shouldn't be too stressful. First drafts are always rough. Just make sure you get all the details down. Later you can refine them. Make sure that each piece fits together as you envision it in your mind as you move along. Decide which materials will be best for certain parts as you proceed. You should be honest with yourself if you realize that particular interest or feature isn't going to work after your third or fourth sketch. When you start the building process, you'll have wasted materials if you wait until the end to double-check. Your Invention prototype should be useful to users.

Lots of Inspiration

To keep everything organized and in one place, we recommend you keep it in a drawer that can be closed at the end of the day. As for decor, we recommend making the space inspirational rather than imitating a criminal-catching space. Of course, everyone has different definitions of inspiration, but a few suggestions are putting up inspirational quotes and photos of people who inspire you. You'll always look forward to getting into your inventing area and getting to work if you create an inviting environment.


If you want your invention sold in stores, it should fit in with the other items they sell. It's essential to keep this in mind during the entire process. Think of a few places that you think would be good to sell your invention in and how your design would fit in those stores. Look at all the products and packaging in that store or aisle. It may give you an idea for an added feature or even help with your final invention sketch.

Your Actual Toolbox

And last but not least, you'll need your actual toolbox, which contains the materials and tools you will use during the process. Different materials and tools are required for each invention. We recommend trying out other things to see what works for your functionality. As you sketch your design, you may believe certain materials are perfect, but when you try to build them, you find that they are not even viable. Keep going. Look for materials similar to those being used by similar products. When choosing materials, consider the price point you would like your invention to have.


When you build with super expensive materials, you create a less expensive product version.

You can look forward to the future with excitement and fear when you fill your inventing toolbox with these basics. Change is a good thing.



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