Design Lab Events and Workshops
Solar Powered Phone Chargers
Monday, April 3 at 3 PM
This workshop will go over the basics of solar energy and show you how to build your own solar charging circuit!
Intro to Arduino
Tuesday, April 4 at 2 PM
This workshop focuses on the fundamentals of an Arduino board and navigating the Arduino interface.
D&I Studio: Storytelling
Wednesday, April 5 at 6 PM
Learn how storytelling is an essential tool in design practice and engage in creative exercises to develop storytelling skills.
Thursday, April 6 at 5 PM
Learn the basics of screen printing and print your own designs on a small tote bag or your own fabric!
Intro to EAGLE
Friday, April 7 at 2 PM
Learn how to create basic schematics on Eagle that can be turned into board files that allow you to mill PCBs!
Wireless Communication w/Arduino
Monday, April 10 at 10 AM
Participants will learn about wireless transmission and methods of using wireless communication with an Arduino!
Embroidered Patches 101
Tuesday, April 11 at 2 PM
Learn advanced embroidery techniques with Inkscape and Inkstitch to create more complex shaped patches from scratch!
Houseplant Care 101
Wednesday, April 12 at 5:30 PM
Participants will learn techniques used for caring for common house plants and also learn to identify several common plant problems.
Iron-ons & Heat Transfer Vinyl
Thursday, April 13 at 4 PM
Learn the techniques of using heat transfer vinyl with the Cricut Maker and Cricut Heat Press to create customized fabrics.
Monday, April 17 at 4 PM
Participants will learn advanced Adobe Illustrator techniques including typography and layering to design a custom name graphic!
Intro to Rhino
Tuesday, April 18 at 3 PM
Participants will learn how to apply Rhino commands, understand perspective views, and also to manipulate simple shapes.
PCB Jewelry Making w/Othermill
Wednesday, April 19 at 2 PM
Participants will learn the basics of the Othermill, how to make charms, design engravings, and customize jewelry using Adobe Illustrator.
Build AR Experiences
Monday, April 24 at 4 PM
Learn about AR design with Snap's Lens Studio application, hear about what makes an engaging AR experience, then make your own.
Tuesday, April 25 at 5 PM
Participants will learn basics of traditional origami as well as develop spatial skills that can be applied across engineering and design.
Wednesday, April 26 at 6 PM
Learn what a portfolio needs, its importance, and how to market yourself professionally through design thinking strategies.
NYU Prototyping Fund Showcase
Wednesday, April 26 at 3 PM
Teams will present their projects and discuss what they have learned through building and testing their prototypes.
iOS App Development
Thursday, April 27 at 5 PM
Participants will learn the basics of iOS app development by coding a simple app on your own!
Layered Stickers with Cricut
Thursday, March 2 at 12 PM
Learn the essentials of the Cricut machine to cut vinyl and create custom layered stickers!
Intro to Photoshop
Tuesday, March 7 at 4 PM
Participants will learn the essentials of Adobe Photoshop and develop graphic editing design skills.
Sustainable Food Wraps
Wednesday, March 8 at 4 PM
Learn how to decrease your carbon footprint by making sustainable food wraps using beeswax & soy wax!
Advanced Fusion 360
Tuesday, March 21 at 1 PM
Participants will learn more about Fusion 360 and advanced mechanical design principles.
Intro to HTML/CSS
Friday, March 24 at 3 PM
Learn the basics of HTML and CSS by coding a simple portfolio web page from scratch!
Monday, March 27 at 10:30 AM
Participants will learn complex techniques within Figma to edit and develop advanced designs for prototypes.
Intro to Raspberry Pi
Tuesday, March 28 at 5 PM
Learn about Raspberry Pi and its operating system, connect to it remotely, and run an object detection algorithm on it with the Pi camera!
Hand Sewing & Embroidery
Thursday, March 30 at 4 PM
Learn the basics of hand-sewing and embroidery to add your own touch of creativity to your clothes, bags, and much more!
Intro to Fusion 360
Monday, February 6 at 3 PM
Participants will get an introduction to the Fusion 360 software as well as learn basic mechanical design principles.
Intro to Premiere Pro
Tuesday, February 7 at 2 PM
Participants will get an introduction to Adobe Premiere Pro as well as learn video editing principles.
Vacuum Form Chocolate Molds
Thursday, February 9 at 6 PM
Learn how to use the MakerSpace vacuum former to create fun shapes for chocolate!
Intro to Illustrator
Monday, February 27 at 2 PM
Learn the essentials of Adobe Illustrator, develop graphic editing design skills, and get a head-start to using MakerSpace machines!
Intro to Figma
Tuesday, February 28 at 6 PM
This workshop will walk you through using Figma and show you how to create UX prototypes for websites and mobile apps.