Events

TEAMS Design Party (in honor of the Chicago Auto Show)

TEAMS Design Party (in honor of the Chicago Auto Show)

UPDATE: To see the event’s photos: click HERE. WHEN: February 10, 2012 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM WHERE: 1812 W. Hubbard Street Chicago, IL 60622 Map it! TEAMS Design is hosting a party in honor of the Chicago Auto Show. Meet and mingle with IDSA members and automotive design enthusiasts from across the country at […]

Helmet Design Contest: Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship 2012

Helmet Design Contest: Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship 2012

The details:
 The top 4 U.S. ice-cross downhill athletes from Red Bull Crashed Ice, Saint Paul, will represent team USA throughout the remaining 2012 world series events. The challenge:
 Show us how you’d wrap the heads of team USA. Submit your unique helmet design by 1/08/12 for a chance to win fame, glory and cool […]

Design-Engine Open House for ANY Student or Grad! FREE food & beer!

Design-Engine Open House for ANY Student or Grad! FREE food & beer!

ATTENTION engineering students and grads! Design Engine will be having an Open House on Thursday, Dec. 15th at 7pm. There will be modeling demos (Pro/E, Solidworks, Maya, Rhino, Alias, etc.), discussions, networking, job hunting, and just getting nerdy cool. With the job market in the engineering and industrial design fields these days, being proficient in […]

Colorado PTC User Group (COPUG) Annual Meeting 2011

Colorado PTC User Group (COPUG) Annual Meeting 2011

Each Region or PTCUSER chapter has a meeting of the minds once or twice per year where Pro/Engineer users gather together to share their knowledge. This November 11th PTC User conference is no different. It is being held in Denver CO at the Colorado School of Mines and hosted by the Colorado PTC User Group […]

Machinery’s Handbook 28 Giveaway!!

Machinery’s Handbook 28 Giveaway!!

Design Engine Education is giving away a free Machinery’s Handbook 28 to one lucky twitter-er!!! Rules of the Giveaway: Eligible Candidates: Must have a Twitter Account Must follow @DesignEngine Must RT (retweet) our giveaway Can tweet as much as you’d like The more tweets you tweet, the better your chances are!! We will then contact […]

2011 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (and Ferrari World)

2011 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (and Ferrari World)

This racetrack blows all American, European, and Asian ones out of the water. This race is located in Abu Dhabi. Why? Located at the crossroads between Europe, Asia and Africa, Abu Dhabi [the capital of the United Arab Emirates], it is the ideal location to host an event such as the Grand Prix, accessible to […]

Neocon 2011

Neocon 2011

Besides the fact that attending designers should have probably pre-registered two weeks in advance or pay the $25 penalty (which I gladly paid), this year’s Neocon did not disappoint. In a way, the penalty cost reminded us to prepare for such an event… and that we really are in a recession still. Or probably to […]

Central Ohio PTC User Conference Review

Central Ohio PTC User Conference Review

Deisgn Engine’s Pro/Engineer Guru, Bart Brejcha attended the May 17th meeting to speak about Creo/Pro Elements Surfacing Best Practices, to listen on other discussions, and to mix and mingle with engineers and other industry folks.

T-Splines Kickoff to Design Engine’s Rhino Training Class!

T-Splines Kickoff to Design Engine’s Rhino Training Class!

Design Engine is offering a special FREE event. From Monday, May 2nd to Friday, May 6th, Design Engine will be teaching a special one-week intensive on Rhino. After the class, the T-Splines instructor will be presenting a two-hour T-Splines presentation on the following Monday, May 9th. The same presenter will then be teaching a 2-day T-Splines workshop over the next two days [Tuesday, May 10th & Wednesday, May 11th]

EARLY PRESS RELEASE: T-Splines exhibiting at SolidWorks World 2011

EARLY PRESS RELEASE: T-Splines exhibiting at SolidWorks World 2011

T-Splines, Inc., creators of precise and flexible 3D surface modeling and organic design tools with full industry standard compatibility, today announced that it will exhibit at the SolidWorks World 2011 Conference, being held from Jan. 23 – 26, 2011 in San Antonio, Texas.

Jealous Magazine Holiday Photoshoot at Design Engine!

Jealous Magazine Holiday Photoshoot at Design Engine!

On Sunday, November 7th, the crew of Jealous Magazine utilized the Design Engine office for their Holiday Party themed photoshoot. Joel Koster, Maya/Alias instructor by day & janitor by night [haha jk.], had just finished doing a spic-and-span cleaning of the office just a few minutes prior to their arrival.

Lurkin’ at Burton Snowboards Headquarters

Lurkin’ at Burton Snowboards Headquarters

While teaching a class at Burton Snowboards, Design Engine takes a dive into Burton’s Skatepark Bowl.

2010 International Housewares Show. Best Performance? Silicone!

2010 International Housewares Show. Best Performance? Silicone!

Consumers are alive! The economic tide is rising, and the people are talking. This year’s theme (not surprisingly) appeared to be sustainability and reusability. Yes, although consumers have reemerged, most of them widely agree that their spending habits will not mimic “pre Bear Sterns” levels any time soon. So what does that mean in terms […]

Pro/Engineer vs SolidWorks: Proving Form with Both

Pro/Engineer vs SolidWorks: Proving Form with Both

With all the bickering on various design forums, Design Engine tried to set the tide straight. SolidWorks can stand up to Pro/Engineer in terms of work-flow and technique to Pro/Engineer when proving form. I clearly believe that it’s not how fast you model can a product but how fast you change it twenty times that makes you the expert and makes the program you are using superior than the others”. Find out how we conducted this test. By Bart Brejcha

SolidWorks 2010 vs ProE Wildfire 5.0 Shootout

SolidWorks 2010 vs ProE Wildfire 5.0 Shootout

Since I started working at Design Engine Education several years ago, there’s been one question I’ve been asked more than anything else: What class should I take? Pro/ENGINEER or SolidWorks?? And what are the advantages and disadvantages to both?