D-lab Studios CIC develops creative innovation hubs within communities.

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Work

Affordable co-working spaces for creative businesses and freelancers.

Make

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

Learn

Public events and workshops covering cutting edge creative technology.

Berkhamsted

Berkhamsted

Hertfordshire
5 min walk from Berkhamsted Station
Clarence Rd, HP4 3AS

Stratford

Stratford

East London
1 min walk from Stratford International
Celebration Avenue, E20

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East London
5 min walk from Stratford Station
Penny Brookes St, E20
Locations

Discover your local creative community.

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.

work

Affordable desk rental and meeting room hire for individuals and small creative businesses starting from just £275 a month.

make

Open access maker spaces for the community. Discover meetups, events, and develop new skills using our cutting edge technology.

learn

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."

Olly Murphy
Designer and resident | Berkhamsted
Our mission
Fostering creative innovation and collaboration at a local level.
"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

Learn

Creative workshops for all ages.

D-Lab Berkhamsted

Open Make

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
adults
£5.00

Join our open workshop every Tuesday evening.

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D-Lab Berkhamsted

Eco Stitch-Up (Age 11+)

Thursday, July 25, 2019
kids
£15

Textiles recycling workshop for young environmentalists.

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D-Lab Berkhamsted

Eco Stitch-Up (Adults Class)

Thursday, July 25, 2019
adults
£15

Textiles recycling workshop for adults.

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Share your skills with your local community.

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.

I want to share my knowledge
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.
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

News and updates

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.

BY
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