Design Lab Events and Workshops

intro to circuitry - flyer

Intro to Circuitry  
Tuesday, February 9 at 12:30 PM

Learn about the basics of circuitry including circuit components like resistors, capacitors, and transistors. 

Design Research
Wednesday, February 10 at 6 PM

Join Emily to discuss the basics of Design Research: a core aspect of human-centered design.

Intro to Arduino 
Thursday, February 11 at 5 PM

Learn the basics of Arduino, different ways to use an Arduino Uno, & how to program the board in the Arduino IDE interface.

Intro to Illustrator   
Friday, February 12 at 1 PM

Learn the importance of design software in the industry and the fundamental concepts needed to create a design in Illustrator.


Intro to Arduino 
Tuesday, February 16 at 12:30 PM

Learn the fundamental concepts of an Arduino board and how to navigate the Arduino interface.

Hand-sewing & Embroidery - flyer

Hand-Sewing and Embroidery  
Tuesday, February 16 at 5 PM

Learn the basics of hand-sewing and embroidery! We’ll cover basic stitches, borders, and patterns.

intro to photoshop flyer

Intro to Photoshop  
Thursday, February 18 at 6 PM

Learn the importance of design software in the industry and fundamental concepts needed to create a design in Photoshop.

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Intro to Fusion
Friday, February 19 at 2 PM

Learn the basics of product development, 3D modeling, and how to apply it using CAD software such as Fusion 360.

Sustainable Packaging 
Tuesday, February 23 at 6 PM

Learn about TerraCycle’s mission to create circular solutions to our linear systems of recycling. 

Design Week 2021 Taking Action, Making Change Flyer

Taking Action, Making Change  
Wednesday, February 24 at 6 PM

Join a panel of passionate changemakers & innovators to learn about their efforts in "designing waste out".

Design Week 2021 Getting Involved Flyer

Getting Involved 
Friday, February 26 at 1 PM

Learn about groups and projects that you can join to make a positive difference in the current trajectory of our environment.

EG Raspberry Pi Flyer

Intro to Raspberry Pi 
Tuesday, March 2 at 12:30 PM

Learn about how to boot a Raspberry Pi and how to use the Raspberry Pi OS operating system.

Composting at Home Flyer

Composting at Home 
Wednesday, March 3 at 5 PM

Learn about the process in which waste in NYC is disposed of and the importance of proper waste disposal.

Intro to SoildWorks Flyer

Intro to SolidWorks
Thursday, March 4 at 2 PM

Learn about the fundamental concepts of SolidWorks (computer-aided design basics, navigating the interface, and & more)!

Pattern Making Flyer

Pattern Making
Friday, March 5 at 4 PM

Learn the properties of various materials & develop the skills needed to create a more comprehensive yet adjustable pattern.

PCB Jewelry Making Flyer

PCB Jewelry Making
Tuesday, March 9 at 12 PM

Learn the basics of the Othermill, how to make charms, design engravings, and customize jewelry using Adobe Illustrator.

Ideation Flyer

Wednesday, March 10 at 6 PM

Discuss and practice how to use maps to understand problems & come up with ideas to solve them.

Food Waste and Cooking Smart Flyer

Food Waste and Cooking Smart
Friday, March 12 at 11:30 AM

Learn about the real-world implications of food waste and ways to cut your impact while saving money in the process.

Motor Control with Arduino Flyer

Motor Control with Arduino 
Friday, March 26 at 12 PM

Learn about motors, sensors, digital inputs & outputs, analog inputs & outputs, how to use them for motor controls, and more.

Advanced Fusion 360 Flyer

Advanced Fusion 360 
Wednesday, March 31 at 4:30 PM

Learn about the advanced capabilities of Fusion 360, including its simplistic assembly & integrated simulation features.

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