CNCT

by MAKO Design + Invent

Whether you're an outdoor explorer or an urban adventurer, the CNCT is the ultimate Tesla Model 3 companion. Our client believed that Tesla owners deserved a cooler that matched the quality of their vehicle. So, designed with user experience in mind, MAKO Design custom-built the CNCT to fit perfectly, both aesthetically and functionally, with the Tesla Model 3 vehicle. The uniquely shaped CNCT slides perfectly in the rear trunk of the Model 3. This high-capacity hard cooler holds up to 17 liters of your favorite foods and drinks (that's 24 beers for those of you who are counting). The hingeless lid is fully detachable so you can use it as a tray to pass around drinks. When you're not using the lid, you can lock it in a vertical position on either of the narrow sides of the cooler. As for the finish, the metallic handles contrast sharply against the vibrant and familiar Tesla red exterior. Taking inspiration from Tesla vehicle door handles, we designed the CNCT's handles to be discretely hidden within the sides of the cooler and for the top of the handles to sit flush with the cooler when retracted and not in use. With a simple press, the handles smoothly eject and lock in place when you need to take it back on the go!

Prize

Silver in 3D CAD 2022

Created by:

Lead Designer

Kevin Mako

Design Company

MAKO Design + Invent

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Client

Graeme Whitehead

Design Team

Demsey Kirkwood & Paul Davis

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Credits

Entrant Companies

MAKO Design + Invent, US

Individual Credits

President & Founder: Kevin Mako
Senior Mechanical Engineer: Demsey Kirkwood
Industrial Designer: Paul Davis