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Maya Ideas, Thoughts, Perspectives

The Magic of Pixar and Maya

Last Friday we went on a work field trip to discover the magic behind Pixar Animation Studios through an exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, IL. Since we offer classes using Maya software, we wanted to understand Pixar’s relationship with it, so we decided to check it out for ourselves. We […]

Open House Events

Design Engine Open House

We have settled into our new neighborhood, but we haven’t had a chance to throw a get together with food, drinks, and friends yet. So, we will be doing that on July 26! This is a great opportunity to network with those in the design and engineering industry or to ask questions about our services.  If […]

Neocon2018 Events

Neocon 2018

NeoCon Interior Design Showcase Neocon is an annual furniture design showcase held at the Merchandise Mart in Downtown Chicago. This year, Design Engine went to cover the 50th installment of the most important event of the year for the commercial furniture design industry. The world’s leading furniture designers come to showcase their incredibly talented work […]

Ideas, Thoughts, Perspectives

Daniel Streng and IDEE

Daniel Streng is a designer of furniture. He is quite knowledgeable about design and marketing strategies and sometimes uses these strategies to reach potential clients. For some years now he has worked with IDEE, a Japanese furniture company. I had the chance to interview him and in this article I’ll introduce IDEE and Daniel Streng’s […]

Creo Workshops

Die-Casting — an Overview

(Above image courtesy of Metal Technologies) Die Casting Die Casting is a process in which molten metal is forced under high pressure into a mold cavity. The molten metal is is forced into a split metal die. Certain metals are cast in a “hot-chamber” die-casting machine, and others in a “cold-chamber” machine. Metals with melting […]

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Tired of Sitting? The Altwork Station Lets You Lie Down at Work

Have you ever wanted to just lie down at your desk? Now the Altwork Station lets you do just that and still get work done. The Altwork Station, which has been five years in the making, allows you to sit, stand or lie down ̵...
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CROSSKIX – Shoes of The future

CROSSKIX A former instructor at Design Engine has created a cool new style in active footwear. His design is currently running on KICKSTARTER Why CROSSKIX? Here are some questions we asked the designer of CROSSKIX Alfred Santil...
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Blurry Photo? Lytro Illum Allows You to Refocus After Shooting

Three years after Lytro introduced the first light-field technology camera that allows users to refocus a photo after it is taken, the company is back with a bigger, bolder offer – the Lytro Illum. Unlike the eponymous fi...
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Bluetooth Enabled “I’m Watch” for Smartphones

Milan based company I’m has created a great bluetooth watch that will connect directly to your iPhone or Android based phone. It comes in a simple, matte black plastic band, but you can purchase the watch with a red, yellow, ...
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Creo: Four Week Comprehensive

Creo: Four Week Comprehensive Workshop Course Duration: 160 hours minimum Tuition: $4,800 USD Overview: Creo (Pro/Engineer): 4 Week Comprehensive Workshop is four weeks focusing on Creo (Pro/Engineer) tutorials. Week One Topics...
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Rhino: Yacht Design Workshop

Rhino: Yacht Design Workshop Course Duration: 40 hours Tuition: $2,200 USD Overview: This is not a class for beginners however, new users to Rhino can participate if they speak with the instructor first. Extra preparation must ...
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