Learn to use Fablab – Create like a pro
Do you still remember the days when owning a printer was a bit special and not everyone
had it at home? Oh, but the times have changed, and today a printer is an everyday
commodity. Technological progress is getting faster and the accessibility to various devices
and machinery is easier every day. If we want to be up-to- date, we have to understand in
what stages current technology is, and, more importantly, we have to know how to use it.
FabLab stands short for fabrication laboratory – a concept that offers communities a place
where everyone has access to workshops with different tools and machinery, which can be
used for digital fabrication. The main aim is to encourage users to create and make almost
At SCiM, you will have a chance to work at a FabLab yourself and express your creativity
when, at the same time, you will learn how to use computer-controlled tools that will soon be
part of every household.
In the first part of the workshop, you will think about what you want to express, what makes
you different, and from that you will create your own design. Later, you will learn how to
digitalize your ideas. In the second part of the workshop, you will learn how to convey your
content for 3D printing, laser cutting and vinyl cutting. With the help of the latter, you will be
able to create a personalized T-shirt. At the end, you will have three different manifestations
of your design and hopefully a lot of inspiration to make your ideas come to life in the future
Be creative! Be knowledgeable! Be a maker!