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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 […]


 
 
 

 

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 N...
by Ariel Berchtold
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Laney College SolidWorks User Group

Laney College SolidWorks User Group

Laney College SolidWorks User Group When: Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 6:30PM – 9PM Presenter: Michael Run Where: Laney College   Location: Laney College Room F170C Overview: Design and engineering with SolidWorks...
by Design Engine
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Google SolidWorks User Group

California Tech Hub SolidWorks User Group

California Tech Hub SolidWorks User Group When: Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 1PM – 3PM Presenter: Michael Run Where: Google X Labs   Location: Google X Labs Overview: Design and engineering with SolidWorks from an...
by Design Engine
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SolidWorks User Group of Fresno

SolidWorks User Group of Fresno

SolidWorks User Group of Fresno When: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 6PM-8:30PM Presenter: Michael Run, Industrial Designer Where: The Pi Shop 1755 Broadway St. #107 Fresno, CA 93721 Overview: Design and engineering with SolidWo...
by Design Engine
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Worlds Largest Manufacturing Trade Show — IMTS 2018 brief

IMTS — A Manufacturing and Engineering Extravaganza Manufacturing professionals gathered at IMTS — International Manufacturing Technology Show. It takes place Sept 10-15 at McCormick Place in Chicago. IMTS 2018 is expected ...
by Design Engine
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Lime to Relaunch in Denver

Lime to Re-Launch in Denver

Mobility Action Plan in Action Just a few short weeks after being removed from Denver’s streets, dockless scooters are set to make a comeback. Denver residents woke up one May morning to find hundreds of bright-green scooters...
by Ariel Berchtold
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