Celebrating a Decade of Aalto Fablab

Aalto Fablab celebrates 10 years of innovation, participation, digital manufacturing, and creation with an exhibition and a birthday fiesta on the second half of November 2021! Exhibition The Digital Fabrication Showcase 2021 exhibition will display the work that has been produced in and with Aalto Fablab during the past years. It is going to take …

Relaxing entertainment for zoo monkeys

Scientists from Aalto University, in collaboration with Korkeasaari Zoo, have designed and built an on-demand video device for white-faced saki monkeys to activate as and when they like. The actual device was developed and built in Aalto Studios Fablab. The device, a tunnel built of plywood and acrylic and equipped with a monitor, camera and …

Aalto Fablab selected in FURNISH Open Call

Aalto Fablab’s NOT-19 is one of the four teams selected to participate in the FURNISH (Fast Urban Responses for New Inclusive Spaces & Habitat) project. The goal of the project is to digitally fabricate and deploy urban elements to adapt temporary public spaces to meet the new challenges and opportunities presented by the COVID-19 crisis.  …

Master your local Makerspace – Join Fab Academy 2020 at the Aalto Fablab

Have you seen them? They are growing in numbers all around the world; spaces for making (almost) anything using computer aided design, digital fabrication, electronics and programming. There might be one in your neighborhood, or in your organization. Whether you’re a user or a manager of a makerspace, there’s always so much to learn. What …

ERASMUS+ funding for FABLABs – New Technologies in Adult Education

The Aalto Fablab here at Aalto Studios is a partner in a new project “FABLABs – New Technologies in Adult Education”, joining Fablab peers from Poland, France, Portugal and Iceland. Coordination is handled by Warsztaty Kultury W Lublinie in Poland, the two year effort starting in November 2019 supported by funding from the Erasmus+ programme. …

Aalto Studios makes collaboration possible

At Aalto studios at Otakaari 7 students from four different backgrounds are working together to make technology, the body, and cloth work together in harmony. The course is called “Wearable Electronics” and is based on collaboration between costume design, sound design, lighting design, and choreography and is bringing Aalto ARTS and University of the Arts …

Digital Fabrication Studio

Digital Fabrication Studio is a course with a focus on rapid prototyping tools such as laser cutters, 3D printers, and CNC routers. Through the course, students are able to learn the fundamentals of digital fabrication. During this one-month intensive course, the attendees will learn what the FabLab is, what tools are available and how to …

Students from Aalto Media Lab to present interactive projects at Kallio Stage

MA students in New Media will present work they created at the Aalto Fablab on Thursday, December 7th at Aalto Studios’ Kallio Stage. The presentations will begin at 19.00. In the course, Physical Interaction Design, students were challenged to “reimagine how [they] interact with the physical world,” according to participating first-year MA student Shreyasi Kar. The course …

FabLab at the Espoo Mini Maker Faire

Last month, our Fab Lab helped organize and participated in the third annual Espoo Mini Maker Faire in collaboration with Wärk Ry and Iso Omena Library. The event took place at Iso Omena Library and attracted over 400 creators, young and old, who spent the day learning and playing with technologies ranging from DIY crafts, electronics, …

Espoo Mini Maker Faire Coming Up!

Final preparations, posters printing as our Fablab is participating in the Espoo Mini Maker Faire this weekend 13.-14.10 at Iso Omena in Espoo. From their site: “Espoo Mini Maker Faire is a family-friendly festival of science, art and technology. Maker Faires bring together hobbyists, engineers, hackers, artists, students and enthusiasts of all ages. A maker …

Mini Maker Faire Calling for Makers!

Our Aalto FabLab is organising Espoo Mini Maker Faire together with Wärk Ry and Iso Omena library 13.-14.10.2017. The event is open for everybody. If you want to showcase your work or just see what others have come up with this is the place. The Faire is still calling for makers! Submit your idea by …