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Ideas, Thoughts, Perspectives

The Arrival of Super Magnesium

  In the course of focusing on new innovations, products and technologies I will 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 […]

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 […]


 
 
 

 
Creo Freestyle vacuum cleaner handle

Creo Surfacing: WEEK TWO

Creo Surfacing: WEEK TWO View More Testimonials Course Duration: 40 hours (or whatever your needs are)  Tuition: $2,500 USD or contact Design-Engine at 312.226.8339 for an onsite estimate Overview: This workshop is an adva...
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Plane Traveling Using Zero Fuel Just Set a New Record

The Solar Impulse 2 – powered only by solar power- has set a new world record for the longest solo flight and the longest solar-powered flight, after almost 5 days of flying. The plane took off from Japan on Monday June 2...
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Aptera Comes Back from The Dead

One of the more intriguing and aesthetic car designs in recent years was the Aptera 2e delivered by the fledgling California based electric car company, Aptera. Seeming to bear more in common with a helicopter or small aircraft...
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Iveco Premieres Its Zero-Impact Concept Truck

The Iveco Z Truck, designed by CNH Industrial Design Centre and dubbed as a “totally sustainable transport system,” combines alternative energy sources, new technologies and autonomous driving to become the long-haul zero-i...
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The DOE National Lab System: The Most Important Pipeline

Design-Engine has a steady and consistent relationship with Sandia National Lab. Here there was a significant amount of Pro/E use among the staff and a steady stream of their people would make the trip to Chicago for Pro/E trai...
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dog ball created w/ Creo 4.0

AFTERBURN: Creo vs Solidworks June 15, 2017 6:00-9:00pm

AFTERBURN: Applying Creo & Solidworks to Freud’s “Narcissism of Minor Differences” Theory  WHAT: Design Engine is hosting our AfterBurn networking event with a discussion in our Chicago studio.  Jo...
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