Mako Client Spotlight: Intellipan!

by | Aug 6, 2020 | Client Spotlight, Featured Blog, Inventions, Product Design

At our Toronto industrial design agency Mako Design, we look forward to helping the most innovative small business owners and inventors build and bring their ideas to life! We hear a lot of great ideas, and love to see the genius and brilliant solutions that inventors around the world created to help society in their day-to-day lives. Once we heard about the idea for Intellipan, invented by Jerry Rodriguez, the team at Mako Design couldn’t wait to work on the design for this amazing invention!

About Intellipan

Fans of nutrition and fitness know a lot about how much maintenance and effort goes into maintaining and regulating a healthy diet. Those who take the extra effort to track and count how much of what they’re eating definitely understand how much time in their day goes towards counting the exact measurement needed for their fitness and nutritional diets. Weighing food can come with a lot of errors and without the right product; weighing food can be a tedious job. Intellipan is a genius idea that fuses both a functional cooking pan with a built-in scale to help you weigh your food while you cook. Not only is the Intellipan the perfect solution for nutrition and fitness fans but also is a smart and efficient product that can help quicken and speed up the cooking and meal prep process for people everywhere. Our Toronto industrial design agency loves how Intellipan is a simple and smart invention that solves a common problem that a lot of people experience.

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Mako Design’s Work on Intellipan

Upon hearing about the genius of the idea for the Intellipan, our Toronto industrial design agency was excited to take on the Intellipan project and create a smart pan that can both work as a high-quality pan perfect for cooking, and figuring how to combine the pan with an accurate and high-quality scale. The project was taken on by our senior industrial designer, Rob Colgan, and electrical designer, Navdeep Singh! Together, Rob and Nav worked on the ER research and concept of the Intellipan before trying out a test apparatus for the product. Once tested, the team quickly made a mock prototype of the Intellipan to test out its viability in function, worked on its PCB design for its electrical component, and the current prototype for the product! The team loved working on the project and creating the design for the Intellipan and cannot wait to see its debut and success in the market!

Toronto industrial design agency
Toronto industrial design agency
Toronto industrial design agency

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If you have a great new invention and you’d like to learn more about this process, get in touch with MAKO here and visit our website to find out more. Feel free to give us a call at +1 (888) 806-6256 (MAKO) and we can set you up on a call with our product analyst!

Article Author: MAKO Design + Invent

Article Author: MAKO Design + Invent

Company Team

MAKO Design + Invent is a full-service consumer product development firm servicing both high-growth corporate manufacturers and invention startups. With a 25-person team across 3 offices (Austin, England, Toronto), MAKO has complete in-house industrial design, mechanical engineering, and electrical engineering design and prototyping services. To assist our start-up inventor clients, we also have a subsidiary branch called Mako Invent that, in addition to above, helps start-ups with patenting, strategy, marketing, and sales/distribution for all consumer product categories. For our corporate clients, MAKO Design develops world-class consumer electronics designs through our industrial, mechanical, and electrical design teams.

From design to manufacturing your prototype, research the players involved

If you are hiring a professional design and development firm to create your product, do some research before selecting the firm. This also applies to the manufacturing stage of your product. You may need to work with multiple manufacturers for various parts of your product. Does the factory incorporate alternative sources of energy such as solar or wind into the manufacturing process? Are outputs and waste managed responsibly? Does it take steps to offset the CO2 produced during manufacturing?



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