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A New American Classic: The Halcyon 50 from Janus Motorcycles

Posted August 1st, 2013 by Design-Engine

The attraction to vintage is about more than just the past; it’s about embracing history as we look to the future. Creating a new breed of iconic out of their shop in Indiana, Richard Worsham and Devin Biek of Janus Motorcycles have captured the essence of vintage with the Halcyon 50. A moped enthusiast, Biek […]

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Motorcycle Toilet

Posted June 22nd, 2011 by justinanguyen

The Motorcycle Toilet This design of the good ol’ loo may expensively replace thin paper seat covers or those saran-wrapped seats that cycle through with a press of a button prior to excusing yourself. Because if these two technologies are not available, then why not utilize a motorcycle-inspired toilet designed by Nelson Ayala. And knowing […]

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CROSSKIX – Shoes of The future

Posted March 4th, 2013 by Design-Engine

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 Santillan. 1. What inspired you to develop a shoe (how many sizes are available?) 3-13 (mens and womens). I […]

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Oakley Launches Goggles with GPS, Bluetooth, Text Messaging, Jump Analytics, and More

Posted October 30th, 2012 by Design-Engine

Oakley has just rolled out what might be the goggles to rule all goggles. The technology-packed AirWave snow goggles have GPS, jump analytics, caller-id, text messaging, Bluetooth, and music controls, all available from a heads-up display. The first feature of these goggles is the heads-up display. Without this display, none of the other features would […]

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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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VW XL 1: The Hottest New Diesel Plug-in!

Posted March 19th, 2013 by Design-Engine

One of the more notable cars that made a splash and garnered much attention at the Geneva Auto Show this month was the Volkswagen diesel electric plug-in XL 1.  More importantly VW has stated they will bring this long nurtured concept to market although in a rather limited run of 250 to be available exclusively […]

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Repsol Honda Team Releases 2013 RC213V MotoGP Racing Bike

Posted February 6th, 2013 by Design-Engine

Leaders in racing technology, Honda launched its 2013 RC213V livery model at Campus Repsol recently in Madrid. Created for the Spanish driving duo Dani Pedrosa and Marc Márquez, the newest 2013 Honda Repsol will compete in 18 races in the 2013 MotoGP, beginning its pre-season April 8 in Qatar. Repsol Honda Team, created in 1955, […]

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The Bicymple is The Bicycle Simplified, Literally

Posted October 22nd, 2012 by Design-Engine

The Bicymple is, as its name suggests, an attempt to present the bicycle, simplified. And it’s an ambition that, on first glance, looks to have been fulfilled. Bicycle design is fairly static at the moment, and has been for some time. There are, and always will be, innovations in terms of the technologies and materials […]

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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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Ideas, Thoughts, Perspectives

G-pod’s Storage Container Based Off-grid Living Space

Posted September 11th, 2014 by Design-Engine

ong Kong and Australia-based company G-pod has unveiled a new shipping container home that it hopes will stand out from the sizable competition thanks to a novel expandable design that increases usable floor space significantly. The G-pod Dwell can also operate off-grid and optional extras include a rainwater collection unit and solar array. Not to be confused […]

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Industry News

Israel and Cycling – Cycle on the Recycled: A $9 Cardboard Bike Set to Enter Production in Israel

Posted September 19th, 2012 by Design-Engine

By: Julie Ma The last time your purchased something made entirely from cardboard, chances are it was a box to pack up your belongings. While the sturdy material is perfect for moving your stuff, an inventor from Israel has figured out a way to make cardboard move you. Using nine dollars worth of materials, bicycle […]

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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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Glowing Plants: Natural Lighting With No Electricity

Posted April 30th, 2013 by Design-Engine

Create GLOWING PLANTS using synthetic biology and Genome Compiler’s software – the first step in creating sustainable natural lighting. What is Synthetic Biology? All living organisms contain an instruction set that determines what they look like and what they do. These instructions are encoded in the organisms’s DNA — long and complex strings of molecules […]

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The Story of The RYNO Electric Microcycle – In The Inventor’s Own Words

Posted April 1st, 2014 by Design-Engine

Six years ago, Portland-based engineer Chris Hoffmann was driving with his 13-year-old daughter Lauren to go fishing. On the journey, out of the silence, Lauren said, “Daddy, I’ve been thinking about this one-wheeled motorcycle I saw in a video game. Could you actually build something like that?” What happened next changed his life. In the next […]

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Industry News

Next Generation Survival Suit

Posted November 2nd, 2012 by Design-Engine

By: Bob Duncan A little history first…. As a pilot for Alaska Airlines, I have always been amazed by the fortitude of Alaskan fisherman. For three years I flew into Dutch Harbor; to say that it is a challenging airport to land at would be an understatement. However, even my most harrowing approaches and landings […]

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SMARTWALLIT – Never Lose Your Keys or Wallet Again

Posted May 10th, 2013 by Design-Engine

So, what is SmartWallit? SmartWallit is a revolutionary device that allows you to keep track of your wallet. It will prevent you from leaving your wallet behind, so you will not have to awkwardly stand at the register frantically searching for your wallet. It is able to do this by connecting with your phone through […]

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EcoXPower Powers Bicycle Lights and Charges Mobile Devices Simultaneously

Posted September 5th, 2012 by Design-Engine

EcoXPower by EcoXGear is another take on a concept which most Gizmag readers will be familiar with: harnessing the kinetic energy produced while one pedals a bicycle in order to convert it into electricity and charge a smartphone or similar device. Though we’ve covered several products of this nature in the past, such as Nokia’s […]

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The Undiscovered Option: The Diesel Electric Hybrid

Posted December 10th, 2012 by Design-Engine

Much attention has been given to electric vehicle hybrids such as the Prius and Volt over the past few years. However somewhat less attention to diesels as a whole. One option that has hardly been explored and remains completely unavailable in North America is the diesel electric hybrid. While the Prius with it’s petrol/electric hybrid […]

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Student-Designed Bicycle Device Designed to Save Lives

Posted May 1st, 2014 by Design-Engine

Many people are afraid of riding their bicycles on busy roads full of motorized vehicles, and it’s easy to understand why. Not only are bikes slower and offer less protection than cars, but they can also be more difficult for drivers to notice. A device invented by a British design student, however, could help level […]

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GE’s New “Smart” Wind Turbine

Posted May 17th, 2013 by Design-Engine

GE’s new 1.7-100 wind turbine, the second of it’s “Brilliant” series made it’s debut in Chicago at the WINDPOWER 2013 expo held at McCormick Place from May 5th through 8th. GE’s Brilliant series wind turbines have received much fanfare and attention and promise to be a significant step forward in improving the efficiency and viability […]

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