Industrial Design

Idea Generation Facilitation Workshop

Idea Generation Facilitation Course Duration: 16 hours Tuition: $900 USD Overview: This short two-day course will encourage product design brainstorming and development for your company. Learn to setup ideation meetings, facilitate idea generating meetings and share techniques for harboring those ideas. We teach you to practice brainstorm meetings with your staff or design team. Most importantly …

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An Open Letter to Design and Engineering Managers

While Chicago’s Design Engine has earned a reputation for providing customized 3D training for both industrial designers and engineers, we feel it important to articulate why our teaching style is deemed more effective than more conventional standardized training classes and why our program can be more effective at raising the fluency and skill level of your …

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New, More Affordable 3D Printers In Development

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]wo new 3D printers are already crossing the price barrier, dropping to prices comparable to consumer-grade printers. One, the M3D Micro, is tagged at $349, and the other, the MOD-t, at $149. A Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for a company called M3D concluded three weeks ago, with more than $3.4 million raised through the sale of …

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Design Engine Delivers Industrial Design Seminar @ Purdue University

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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