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Design Engine Open House

Posted July 6th, 2018 by Design Engine

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 […]

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Afterburn: Design for Manufacturability Using SolidWorks

Posted October 18th, 2018 by Scott Froemming

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 […]

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The 25th Annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair

Posted May 15th, 2013 by Design-Engine

One of the most influential design events of the year, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York provides a platform for the design world to showcase their innovations, network and create. Located at  New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, May 18-21, with 26,000 designers and manufactures from over 30 different countries, this […]

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Progressive International Motorcycle Show 2013

Posted February 18th, 2013 by Design-Engine

The Progressive International Motorcycle show was held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. It featured: MOTOGP Experience Celebrity appearances J&P Cycles ultimate builder custon bike show – Featuring the world’s leading customized bikes and offering the largest prize purse of any builder competition on earth, the progressive open road experience the Podium […]

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Barber Motorcycle Museum

Posted August 1st, 2003 by Design-Engine

The Barber Motorsports Motorcycle Museum Leeds, AL. When a designer or engineer thinks of a Museum we think of MOMA or the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Or perhaps we think of the Museum of Science and Industry? Probably the last thing that comes to mind is a motorcycle museum. This Summer I took several weeks […]

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AFTERBURN: ANSYS vs. MECHANICA: An Afterwork User Meeting

Posted August 19th, 2013 by Design-Engine

AFTERBURN: ANSYS vs. MECHANICA  On August 27th Design Engine will be hosting another AFTERBURN gathering at our downtown Chicago Studio. This month we will be discussing ANSYS vs. MECHANICA.  We look forward to anyone that would like to join us on Tuesday August 27th at 7:00pm. These meetings are free of charge. Pizza and drinks will be provided. We will discuss […]

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Learning to Design with SolidWorks at Northwestern University

Posted September 14th, 2018 by Design Engine

Learning to Design with SolidWorks Student Workshop When: Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 at 6 PM Presenter: Michael Run Where: Northwestern University Location:   Overview: Design and engineering with SolidWorks from an industrial designer’s perspective. Explore basic to advanced surface modeling to capture ideas for consumer product exploration. Analyzing surface continuity of CAD exploration. Click To […]

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The Technology Behind the Red Bull Stratos Stunt Dive

Posted October 15th, 2012 by Design-Engine

It was a historic moment: daredevil Felix Baumgartner plunged from the edge of the stratosphere down to earth–a record-setting 120,000 feet, and at speeds that eclipsed the sound barrier. It’s BASE jumping so extreme that it almost counts as space exploration. In addition to being inherently dramatic and heart-pounding, Baumgartner’s mission (Red Bull footed the […]

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Peoria PTC User Group – Bradley University – 2018

Posted February 27th, 2018 by Scott Froemming

We at Design Engine had such a great time putting this event together with Bradley University. It was great having everyone get together and talk about design, engineering, and PTC. Each presentation ran about an hour. Here is a recap of the event. (For the 2019 event page click here) Keynote Presentation: “The future of […]

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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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Motorcycle Show 2012

Posted February 13th, 2012 by Design-Engine

At this years 2012 Motorcyle Show, in Rosemont, IL, lots of sport bikes have traction control standard, including the Kawasaki ZX10R, Ducati 1199 Panigale S, Yamaha R1, and the BMW S1000RR. Two additional bikes stood out for having wheelie control and launch control. One of those bikes is the Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC SE. It […]

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Neocon 2018

Posted June 15th, 2018 by Design Engine

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 […]

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Chicago’s Global Cardboard Challenge Provides Creative Outlet for Youth

Posted September 26th, 2014 by Design-Engine

In 2011, a nine-year-old boy named Caine Monroy could have easily joined other youth in the neighborhood playing sports or video games. Instead, Monroy chose to spend his summer at his father’s auto parts store, diligently working on an arcade constructed completely of cardboard. He spent hours building and designing his arcade, developing security for […]

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Colorado PTC USER Group (COPUG) Annual Meeting 2018

Posted August 14th, 2018 by Design Engine

COPUG Annual Meeting 2018 Each Region or PTC User chapter has a meeting of the minds once or twice per year where Pro/Engineer users gather together to share their knowledge. This September 6th PTC User conference is no different. It is being held in Denver CO at Dave & Buster’s in Denver, hosted by the […]

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Chicago Jobs and National Recruiting at the ERE Recruiting Conference

Posted October 14th, 2014 by Design-Engine

ne of the biggest challenges that face manufacturing, engineering and design organizations today is attracting and keeping great talent. The experience at The 2014 FALL ERE Recruiting Conference was nothing short of amazing. Truly innovative presenters who are the nations best of the best in talent acquisition and human resources (Adidas, NBC, Capital One, GE and many others) spoke on topics […]

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Die Cast Part Design with SolidWorks at Purdue University
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Die Cast Part Design with SolidWorks at Purdue University

Posted September 14th, 2018 by Design Engine

Die Cast Part Design with SolidWorks When: Monday, September 24th, 2018 at 7:30 PM Presenter: Bart Brejcha Where: Purdue University Location: Hampton Hall of Civil Engineering Room 1144 550 Stadium Mall Dr, West Lafayette Indiana 47907                   Click To View Images:

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Design Engine Delivers Industrial Design Seminar @ Purdue University

Posted February 21st, 2013 by Design-Engine

With the advent of a new winter semester at Purdue University, brings in the unfortunate realization there are another three more months of limited sun. To break the winter funk Industrial Design professor Steve Vissor called on Design-Engine instructors to come down to Purdue (Lafayette) and teach a 1-day 3D modeling seminar to their junior […]

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2015 International Motorcycle Show

Posted February 16th, 2015 by Design-Engine

The International Motorcycle Show (IMS) in Chicago, sponsored by Progressive, features motorcycles, parts, equipment, tools, and various attractions and entertainment all under one roof. Attendees can check out the jaw-dropping design and engineering of the world’s leading motorcycle manufactures and customized bike builders. Additionally, they have the opportunity to meet the artists behind the bikes […]

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AFTERBURN: A Group for Engineers and Industrial Designers In Chicago

Posted April 23rd, 2013 by Design-Engine

AFTERBURN: A group for Engineers and Industrial Designers in Chicago DESIGN-ENGINE EDUCATION will continue our Afterburn User group meetings held after work on the last Thursday night of each month.  The Afterburn meetups are great way to let like minded designers and engineers to network and enjoy intelligent conversations. Maybe some debates too. These after work meetings can present any of […]

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Worlds Largest Manufacturing Trade Show — IMTS 2018 brief

Posted September 18th, 2018 by Eli Petrov and Liz Wisdom

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 to be one of the largest trade shows that take place, EVER. The manufacturing industry has been rapidly expanding. Investment in equipment is expected […]

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