Future Makers: Why making is great for kids
If the benefits of making are great for adults, they’re even greater for children! Here are four ways making can boost your child’s learning, creativity, and confidence.Design
Affordable co-working spaces for creative businesses and freelancers.
Open-access maker spaces with laser cutters, cnc, 3D printing and robotics.
Public events and workshops covering cutting edge creative technology.
Join our community of creative co-workers innovating in the fields of architecture, design, technology, and social enterprise. Benefit from a regional support network of mentors, industry partners and gain access to co-operative businesses.
Affordable desk rental and meeting room hire for individuals and small creative businesses starting from just £275 a month.
Open access maker spaces for the community. Discover meetups, events, and develop new skills using our cutting edge technology.
A curated program of workshops for all ages and abilities covering all aspects of creative technology.
"D-Lab offered me the opportunity to meet other creatives in my community, find new work, and learn new skills that I can use to develop my portfolio. I love the fact that my desk rental supports young people in the community learn new skills."
Designer and resident | Berkhamsted
"D-Lab are on a mission to foster creative innovation and collaboration within communities. Through open access maker spaces, co-working spaces, and educational programs, we are helping individuals discover their creative potential, nurturing new businesses, and preparing the next generation of creative professionals for the future economy."
David Kirkland RIBA FRSA | Founder
Join our open workshop every Tuesday evening.Find out more
Eco Stitch-Up (Age 11+)
Textiles recycling workshop for young environmentalists.Find out more
Eco Stitch-Up (Adults Class)
Textiles recycling workshop for adults.Find out more
Help up-skill your local community by running a workshop at D-Lab. It could be in any area that interests you and for any age group. Previous workshops have included electronics, hacking, woodwork, minecraft, and e-textiles.
You can choose to run the workshop as a profit share, for free or in exchange for machine time. We'll sort out the marketing and sales for you and support you in delivering the workshop.