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Born Inventive is a disruptive product innovation firm that has gained widespread recognition for its revolutionary work in the field of product design. We are driven by an unwavering passion for design that fuels our motivation.
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chris Melia.

design director & founder

Chris is an inventive designer with a passion for pushing the boundaries of innovation. With 25 years’ experience in a variety of product and manufacturing industries, he can confidently transform bold ideas into captivating and impactful experiences. Leading with creativity he delivers innovative designs and remarkable products. His notable designs are motivated by his enthusiasm for Scandinavian design, clean lines, and minimalism.

Born Inventive was launched during the 2020 lockdown, the name combines his success within the baby products sector and his lifelong passion for inventing – ‘Born Inventive.’

Chris is also an Associate Lecturer at Staffordshire University teaching on the Product, Furniture, Ceramics BA (Hons) course.  He finds it very rewarding and enjoyable to share his passion and design knowledge with talented future designers – it’s great to give something back.

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