The Arctic Brewer
Chill your coffee in a matter of seconds.
Problem: There's no good way to instantly cool hot coffee.
Pour over or batch coffee on ice dilutes the coffee and the cold brew process requires many hours and loses out on flavor.
This problem presented an opportunity in the home brewer market for hassle-free, undiluted coffee.
Outlining a Persona
The user makes coffee at home & discerning on taste
The user enjoys cold coffee at their convenience
Gathering Information to Guide the Design
Quantitative survey methods comparing utility of features
Engineering model to estimate parts dimensions, decides between materials, etc.
Functional prototyping to validate concept, gather empirical data for model
Easy pouring with a wide funnel.
Control coldness and pour with a spigot.
Store coffee in the copper brewer stand.
Comfortably store the ten inch tall brewer.