D-lab develops creative innovation hubs within communities.

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Co-Working Studios | Maker Spaces | Workshops

Work

Affordable co-working spaces for creative businesses and freelancers. Just £250 a month or £25 a day.

Make

Open-access maker spaces with laser cutters, cnc, 3D printing and robotics.

Learn

Public events and workshops covering cutting edge creative technology.

Berkhamsted

Hertfordshire
5 min walk from Berkhamsted Station
Clarence Rd, HP4 3AS
  • Desk Rental
  • Hot Desking
  • Meeting Room
  • Wood Shop
  • Maker Space
  • Workshops
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Stratford

East London
1 min walk from Stratford International
Celebration Avenue, E20
  • Desk Rental
  • Hot Desking
  • Meeting Room
  • Robotics Lab
  • Maker Space
  • Workshops
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Pop-up

East London
5 min walk from Stratford Station
Penny Brookes St, E20
  • Exhibition
  • Hot Desking
  • Meeting Room
  • 3D Printing
  • Workshops
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Our mission
Fostering creative innovation and collaboration within communities.
"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
Work
Affordable desk rental for creatives and social enterprises.

Join our community of 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.

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Make
Open-access maker spaces for communities.

Innovate within your industry with acccess to a world class maker space with 3D printing, robotics, CNC, wood working and more. Join as a maker member and prototype a new product or join our friendly community sharing skills and techniques to make the most out of our machines.

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"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."

Olly Murphy
Designer and resident | Berkhamsted
Upcoming events
Workshops, talks, meetups and socials for all ages.
D-Lab Berkhamsted

Intro to practical electronics

Monday, April 29, 2019
adults
£95 for 7 week course

A seven week electronics workshop for absolute beginners.

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D-Lab Berkhamsted

3D Printing Workshop

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
adults
£35

Learn how to design and 3D print professional quality models.

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Our partners
Connecting creativity with industry.
D-Lab is supported by industry and community partners. With their help we're able to provide world class resources for our members and support innovation within local communities.
Our communities
For creatives with a social purpose
"Our co-working spaces are calm and focussed with a community feel. Many of our residents work together on projects with a social purpose, skill-share, and lunch together. They work in the fields of architecture, film, design, art, literature, and digital media but we're open to all creatives who need a place to work, make, and learn in their local community."
Linda Kirkland FRSA | Operations Director
Current residents
Architects, artists, designers, and technologists make up D-Lab's diverse community.

KFM Architects

Architecture

Olliver Murphy design

Design and Brand

Hugo Hardy Architects

Architecture

Rise Architects

Architecture

TBC Consulting

Digital Strategy

Stephen Pearcy

Apprentice Architect

Terrain Architecture

Architecture

PCP Surveyors

Chartered Surveyors

Digital Nourishment

Digital Strategy and Marketing

Anwen Hooson

Bird Literary Agency

Sargeant Architects

Architecture

Cairan Van Rooyen

Chartered building services engineer, physicist and doctoral researcher
Blog and social
Find out more about co-working and making at D-Lab Studios.

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Carli Fish
June 13, 2018
Design

D-Lab visit Architectural Association

We got a back stage pass to the AA's new digital prototyping lab.

BY
Ed Fish
June 13, 2018
Architecture

Five reasons coworkers succeed

Research suggests that renting at a coworking space can boost your business and mental health. Find out why.

BY
Carli Fish
February 6, 2019
Business