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Ideas, Thoughts, Perspectives

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 […]


 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Fiesta Bar

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USPS Stamps Honoring Industrial Designer

U.S Postal Service Honors Former Herman Miller Design Director, Gilbert Rohde, with Forever Stamp The U.S Postal Service dedicated a stamp to Gilbert Rohde today as part of their new Pioneers of American Industrial Design serie...
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Guerilla Truck Show 2011

At the Guerrilla truck this June that Morland Sinway puts on… 1052 West Fulton Market Chicago, morlensinoway.com it did not rain like years past. The crowd was in full force as the trucks snaked the streets of the Fulton ...
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Motorcycle Toilet


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The Ultimate One

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NeoCon 2011

Besides the fact that attending designers should have probably pre-registered two weeks in advance or pay the $25 penalty (which I gladly paid), this year’s NeoCon did not disappoint. In a way, the penalty cost reminded u...
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