Design Engine Press

Clients: Compaq, HP, PTC, SkilBosch Powertools, and Steelcase

04.15.03 – PTC asks Design-Engine to create renderings for the June Pro/Engineer world event.

05.15.03 – SkilBosh Powertools sent several teams for Pro/Surface Level 1 training.

06.6.03 – Design-Engine founder writes article on the newest release of Pro/Engineer called Wildfire on

07.20.03 – Design-Engine modifies its three week comprehensive course to accommodate any course offered for a three week period. This could encompasses a week of Alias Studio, a week of Pro/Engineer, and a week of projects.

09.24.03 – Design-Engine announced the third annual 2003 photo-real competition winners, featuring furniture. Nike Design Director, Scott Wilson, wins overall.

09.30.03 – Federal Funding is now available for Design Engine students. We are now a Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Certified training provider. Although you do not have to be unemployed to take advantage of this Federal Grant you will have to speak to your local “Unemployment Case Worker” or call us for more information. This federal funding means you can change careers to learn product design or enhance your current skills with three weeks of surfacing for example.

11.13.03 – Design-Engine along with PTC, Steelcase, and HP put on another 48tofly event. Combined six industrial designers in a room full of Steelcase furniture, with HP / Compaq computers, PTC’s latest software, some 19″ Wacom tablets, and a fridge full of Red Bull.

11.24.03 – Design-Engine’s first WIA funded student gets a job at Motorola Cellular Subscriber Group in Libertyville. Although Kai had a masters in engineering coming into our training, it was his three weeks of surfacing in Wildfire that made him attractive to his new team leaders.

12.10.03 – Design-Engine modifies its three week comprehensive course to include Maya Modeling and Rendering Curriculum for tooling and manufacturing. The course is intended for industrial designers and is a WIA funded program. Our first three week comprehensive Maya workshop starts March 1st 2004.