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Semifinalists To Be Announced For IAM3D Challenge

Posted July 25th, 2014 by Design-Engine

The inaugural American Society of Mechanical Engineers Innovative Additive Manufacturing 3D (IAM3d) Challenge has officially launched.  The contest, which is designed to provide mechanical engineering and multidisciplinary/engineering technology undergraduate students with a chance to compete to win one of several $2,000 prizes, is now allowing projects to be submitted. Students who enter are asked to either improve […]

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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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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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3,587.1 Miles Traveled On A Gallon Of Gasoline At This Year’s Eco-Marathon

Posted May 2nd, 2013 by Design-Engine

Dominating at this year’s Eco-Marathon Americas, Canadian team Alerion Supermileage from Laval University showed the world what is possible for the future of fuel efficiency as their prototype CT2.0 traveled 3,587.1 miles on a gallon of gasoline. Beginning their worldwide event in Houston Texas, Shell’s Annual Eco-Marathon gives high school and college students from across […]

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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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The 2013 Mobile World Congress

Posted April 11th, 2013 by Design-Engine

Recently held in Spain, the largest Mobile World Congress to date revealed the extent of technological innovation in the mobile world as techies from across the globe flooded the streets of Barcelona. The Global System for Mobile Communications Association represents the interests of mobile operators from over 220 countries and is responsible for the 2013 […]

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Chicago 2013 Home and Housewares Show

Posted March 12th, 2013 by Design-Engine

Chicago 2013 Home and Housewares Show With the winter waning and the onset of March Madness means the International Home and Housewares Show comes to Chicago’s McCormick Place. This year there were over 400 added exhibitors to the already massive show which takes up 3 of the 4 McCormick Place halls. The exhibit was mainly […]

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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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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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2013 Milan Furniture Fair

Posted November 29th, 2012 by Design-Engine

As the largest designing trade show in the world, the 52nd International Furniture Fair promises to please as designers harness functionality and innovation April 9-14 in Milan. Internazionale del Mobile Salone, also known as Milan Design Week, lures artists and designers from all corners of the world with over 300,000 visitors from 160 countries. Since […]

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SOFA 2012 : Sculpture Objects Functional Art & Design

Posted November 9th, 2012 by Design-Engine

Introduction: The Art Fair Company presents the 19th annual SOFA CHICAGO 2012 at Navy Pier’s Festival Hall (600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago, Ill. 60611) Nov. 2 – 4. at Navy Pier. There were so many Glass Arts designed by a large number of international artists. These arts are made of a variety of materials such […]

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What Does It Take to Race In A Rally Race Like This?

Posted November 1st, 2012 by Design-Engine

Lake Superior Performance Rally, the Oldest, Toughest and Meanest Rally on the Rally Circuit is based in Houghton, Michigan and happens every year in October. Design Engine being very interested in any form of racing decided to go and spectate LSPR. We researched past years results and found that the attrition rate was low. This […]

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Chicago Pro/Engineer User Afterburn: Modifiability Between Creo 2.0 and SolidWorks 2012

Posted October 30th, 2012 by Design-Engine

Design-Engine’s Chicago Pro/Engineer User Afterburn: Modifiability between Creo 2.0 and SolidWorks 2012: How robust is your modeler? What Design-Engine hosted another monthly Chicago Pro/Engineer User Afterburn on Tuesday the 30th of October. This Pro/E Creo user group symposium had two slated presentations. These Tuesday after work presentations at Design-Engine’s West Loop Studio (afterwork = afterburn) […]

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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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Microsoft Announce Windows Phone Event for Sept. 5

Posted August 17th, 2012 by Design-Engine

The launch of Windows Phone 8 is getting closer, and now there’s a specific announcement date on the calendar. Nokia and Microsoft have invited the press to a joint Sept. 5 event in New York City, where they are expected to discuss Windows Phone 8. The New York event date coincides with Nokia World, the […]

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CG Awards 2012 – New Application Award

Posted July 26th, 2012 by Design-Engine

This award recognises the best new content creation applications that have been released over the past year, which provide stable, useful and useable tools for the CG artist. CAST YOUR VOTE NOW! We’ve been at the heart of the CG industry for over a decade. Now we are proud to lead a celebration of the […]

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Chicago Pro/Engineer User Afterburn: Expert Plastic Part Design

Posted July 17th, 2012 by Design-Engine

Design-Engine invites you and your team to network and learn at its monthly Chicago Pro/Engineer User Afterburn What Design-Engine hosted another monthly Chicago Pro/Engineer User Afterburn this past Tuesday. This Pro/E Creo user group symposium had two slated presentations. These Tuesday after work presentations at Design-Engine’s West Loop Studio (afterwork = afterburn) are from 6:00 to […]

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Chicago Pro/Engineer User Afterburn at Design-Engine

Posted June 21st, 2012 by Design-Engine

Design-Engine Invites You and Your Team to network and learn in this Chicago Pro/Engineer User Afterburn What Design-Engine is hosting a Creo 2.0 networking event with two presentations in our Chicago studio after work from 6:00 – 9:00 PM (Tuesday June 26th). We will conduct two presentations: one showing the many new things in Creo […]

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Housewares Show 2012

Posted March 21st, 2012 by Michael Andrikanich

I started working at Design-Engine a few days before Valentines Day. I had never attended a trade show before and not knowing what to expect, I definitely wore the wrong shoes. This years International Home and Housewares Show is the size, if not larger than, the autoshow. While it can be a bit overwhelming, with […]

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Design Research Methods Workshop With TEAMS Design

Posted February 24th, 2012 by Design-Engine

TEAMS Design is hosting another Design Research Methods Workshop on Sunday March 4th. The workshop is a ‘primer’ aimed at practicing professionals who want to gain an understanding of ethnographic research methods for design. Design research has become a required skill for a working designers, marketers and engineers, but very few are trained in these […]

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