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Here are 5 of the Coolest Products on the Internet!

Posted April 24th, 2019 by Greg Cali

Here is a list of 5 of the coolest innovative products ranging from a headpiece that will improve your sleeping to a soccer ball that is able to track game statistics through a chip! UrgoNight Headband We live in a world that is constantly “go!, go!, go!” and where sleep comes at a premium. Since […]

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A Lawn Mower That Wont Wake You Up

Posted January 9th, 2019 by Dave Mazovick

  Anyone who has tried to sleep in on a Saturday morning knows how unpleasant and unforgiving the roar of gas-powered lawn mower could be at 7:00 AM. In addition to the incessant noise, the old fashioned gas powered motor as also be a key contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and particulate matter which often […]

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Lime to Relaunch in Denver
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Lime to Re-Launch in Denver

Posted September 18th, 2018 by Ariel Berchtold

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 strewn across the city. The scooters, part of  The Mile High City’s “Mobility Action Plan,” were put in […]

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BioLite FirePit: Making Fires Toasty Instead of Smokey

Posted November 21st, 2017 by Eli Petrov

If you are an outdoors lover like me, you probably like to go camping , grill food, or sit outside at night with friends around a warm fire. Man has been doing these activities since he learned how to make a fire, and i’m sure once the initial excitement of this essential discovery wore off, […]

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The Glance Mirror: The Future of Reflective Surfaces

Posted June 23rd, 2017 by Design Engine

“The mirror business is a business I could really see myself in.” quotes Glance Displays CEO, Dave Krawczyk. The idea for the Glance Mirror appeared to Dave in a home technologies concept video back in 2011. Five years later, he finally had the skills, and team to start to make his dream a reality. The […]

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NeoCon 2017- Our Favorite Find

Posted June 13th, 2017 by Design Engine

A team from Design Engine took a trip to NeoCon 2017 this week to experience what’s new and what’s next in the commercial design industry. Neocon is a yearly interior design convention that serves as a gathering place for the design community’s key players. For the past five decades, Neocon has been a launch pad […]

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Five Steps to Using Sustainability Data in Design

Posted October 5th, 2016 by Design-Engine

How and why of using environmental impact data in design Have any of these innovative ideas for products with a strong ‘sustainability’ story crossed your desk lately?  Edible cutlery becoming mainstream just as France is outlawing disposable flatware; shoes that can now be made from carbon emissions or ocean plastic; LEGO  is spending $150m to find a sustainable replacement for their signature […]

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Phantom 3 Vector Vinyl Wrap Downloads

Posted June 22nd, 2016 by Design-Engine

That’s the lovely Sondra Ellingson acting up as we often do with the Chicago skyline.  Drone Attack! At Design Engine, we dabble with vinyl wraps, as we have an on-staff graphic designer that needs to stay busy. The Phantom Drone PDF line art template below was created June 2016 as we at Design Engine wrap everything including the […]

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Frenchman Sets Record for World Longest Hoverboard Flight

Posted May 6th, 2016 by Design-Engine

A jet ski champion from the south of France named Frankie Zapata has set a new distance record for hoverboards by traveling 2252 m (1.4 miles).  The flight, as captured on the accompanying video, was witnessed and certified by the Guinness Book of World Records and surpasses the previous 2015 worldrecord several fold. Developed in […]

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Furbo, The New Gadget For Your Dog

Posted May 4th, 2016 by Design-Engine

Anyone who is a dog owner knows it can be difficult to leave your dog home alone. What’s a good way to tell your dog you still love them even though you are away? Treats! If only there was a way to feed them treats while you are away. This is where the new gadget […]

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2015’s Breakthrough Product: The Hoverboard

Posted January 28th, 2016 by Design-Engine

This years breakthrough product which made it’s way into the public consciousness and on to peoples holiday wish lists is the self-balancing two wheeled scooter popularly known as the hoverboard. The name hoverboard “however inaccurate” seems to have stuck and now these handless segways have become one of this years best selling products among teens and […]

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Light L16 Camera – Looks Like a Smartphone, Shoots like a DSLR Camera

Posted October 12th, 2015 by Design-Engine

If you’re starting to feel your smartphone doesn’t deliver high enough quality images, the L16 camera, by new Silicone Valley startup Light, may be the next best solution. A camera unlike anything we have ever seen before, the Light L16 camera can be seen as a smaller substitute for producing the same high-quality photos DSLR […]

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Edyn Smart Gadget Lets You Communicate With Your Garden

Posted August 11th, 2015 by Design-Engine

Gardening isn’t always an easy task, especially if you are new to it. The Edyn garden sensor gives your garden the ability to communicate with you. The solar-powered Edyn is placed into garden soil and is able to monitor soil moisture levels, nutrition and temperature. Each garden sensor can monitor an area of up to […]

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The Lexus Hoverboard is Finally Here

Posted August 5th, 2015 by Design-Engine

Lexus has been teasing us about the their hoverboard for quite some time now. Earlier in June, they released a very short teaser video that left many wondering whether it was real or not. Now, they have released a full-length video featuring the very-real hoverboard and the incredible process behind creating it. But why did […]

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This Windwheel Floats on Water and Features a Giant Coaster

Posted July 31st, 2015 by Design-Engine

This Dutch Windwheel is much more than just a sustainable way to gather wind energy. The proposed 571-foot Windwheel is set to be built in the city of Rotterdamn, Netherlands and on top of converting wind energy, it will also house apartments, a hotel and even a coaster ride. The reason why this Windwheel is […]

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Giant Fans Can Suck Carbon Dioxide Out of the Air

Posted July 28th, 2015 by Design-Engine

Canadian company, Carbon Engineering, is planning to use giant fans to suck carbon dioxide out of the air. Now this is usually the job of our trees right? Well due to the large amount of deforestation, there are some areas in the world where regrowing trees is just not possible and, not to mention, takes […]

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Smart Clothing Has the Ability to Keep You Cool or Warm

Posted July 23rd, 2015 by Design-Engine

Instead of turning on the air conditioner or the heater, you could just wear clothing that will keep your body at the most comfortable temperature – even in extreme heat, you could cool off without touching any water. Engineers at the University of California, San Diego have created “smart clothes” that plan to do just […]

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This Bracelet is Not Just a Piece of Jewelry

Posted July 14th, 2015 by Design-Engine

The Leatherman Tread is a multitool that features 29 different tools, even a bottle opener, which link together to form a very sleek-looking bracelet. Each one of the links of this bracelet is made of strong stainless steel and is backed by Leatherman’s 25-year warranty. According to Leatherman President Ben Rivera, the inspiration for the […]

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BASICS Notebook – The Only Notebook You Will Ever Need

Posted July 10th, 2015 by Design-Engine

You buy a regular notebook to keep you organized, use it for a couple weeks and eventually it ends up in the bottom of some drawer in your house because it really wasn’t helping you all that much. Well, the brilliantly designed BASICS Notebook may just make staying organized and productive something that is achievable […]

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Lexus Just Developed Something That Can Make You Fly

Posted June 29th, 2015 by Design-Engine

A hoverboard only sounds like something out of a “Back to the Future” movie, right? Well, Lexus is claiming they have created a real hoverboard – they call it the Slide – that will use magnetic levitation, liquid nitrogen-cooled superconductors and magnets to develop a skateboard, which can literally levitate off the ground. But there’s […]

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