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The Arrival of Super Magnesium

In the course of focusing on new innovations, products and technologies we typically avoid the unproven, recent laboratory breakthrough or the idea that might be several years away from being a tangible product available to the consumer. In this sense, the new generation Magnesium allow, dubbed Super Magnesium by Allite, is the antithesis of this. […]

Book Reviews

The Maker Movement’s Influence on the Design World

Lauded as the “first ever advanced-level guide to making anything imaginable,” The Maker’s Field Guide provides creatives with a handy frame of reference, specifically geared toward those who want to know the basics of a variety of mediums. Written by professional designer Christopher Armstrong, this book promises to combine Armstrong’s decade-plus of practical experience, with […]

Industry News

Why Dyson Is Well Positioned for the Electric Car Space

Written by Dave Mazovick Over the past few years it has become known and acknowledged that Dyson is planning to enter the electric car arena by with what it describes as innovative, forward thinking products that will rethink and refashion ground transportation both technologically and in terms of aesthetics. Much like Tesla, Dyson is very heavily defined by its […]

Events

Afterburn: Design for Manufacturability Using SolidWorks

AFTERBURN: Design for Manufacturability Using SolidWorks WHAT: Design Engine is hosting our AfterBurn networking event with a discussion in our Chicago studio.  Join us Thursday, October 18th from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM at 4043 N. Ravenswood Avenue, Suite 301, Chicago, IL 60613. Food and beverages will be provided. Doors open at 5:00 PM once class wraps […]

Industry News

2018 International Design Excellence Award Winners Announced

The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) announced this year’s International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) winners at their annual ceremony this past week. The annual IDEA gala, held this year on Sept. 19 at The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, LA, is one of the most prestigious design competitions globally. Every year, IDSA’s jury […]


 
 
 

 

Single-Use Plastics Ban

The European Parliament recently voted a ban on particular single use plastics, things such as cutlery and plates, cotton buds, straws, drink-stirrers.  The proposal is also demanding reduction in other single use plastics. Th...
by Eli Petrov
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MODO Training Courses

MODO Training Courses 2018 MODO is a polygon and subdivision surface modeling, sculpting, 3D painting, animation and rendering package developed by Luxology, LLC, which is now merged with and known as Foundry. The prog...
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Advanced Modo For Design

Advanced MODO for Design

Advanced MODO for Design Course Duration: 16/40 hours Tuition: $1,200/$2,500 USD Overview:  MODO is being used for some of the top companies like Honda, Oakley, and Trek Bicycles. The program is widely being adopted for it’s...
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Learning to Design with MODO

Learning to Design with MODO

Learning to Design with MODO Course Duration: 16/40 hours Tuition: $1,200/$2,500 USD Overview: With the Mesh Fusion plugin (live Booleans) MODO is one of the most powerful free-form Subdivision modeling tools currently availab...
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The Arrival of Super Magnesium

In the course of focusing on new innovations, products and technologies we typically avoid the unproven, recent laboratory breakthrough or the idea that might be several years away from being a tangible product available to the...
by Dave Mazovick
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Peoria PTC User Group

Peoria PTC User Group

Peoria PTC User Group When: Friday, March 29th, 2018 ALL DAY Presenters: TBD Where: Bradley University Location: Michel Student Center 915 N Elmwood Ave, Peoria, IL 61606 Overview: TBD Click To View Images:
by Liz Wisdom
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