Set Design Workshop

Need to paint large surfaces? Looking for a place for welding or wood work?

Our multi-purpose set construction workshop provides resources for working with wood, metal, electronics and surface materials such as paint. We’ve got everything you need to build up the sets for your production. Our resources are designed for the use of the film, TV and theatre world but also work great if you are building something for an exhibition or any other kind of event.

  • Set Design Workshop Orientation

    Set Design Workshop Orientation

    Working in the Set Design Workshop requires orientation to the occupational safety instructions and the use of the equipment. Please choose…

  • Wood Workshop

    Wood Workshop

    Our spacious wood working area provides the basic industrial machines for working with wood and an area equipped with hand tools.…

  • Metal Workshop

    Metal Workshop

    Our metal workshop has the resources for welding, bending and grinding. It includes basic industrial machines and hand tools for metal…

  • Surface Treatment Workshop

    Surface Treatment Workshop

    The wood and metal workshops are supported by surface treatment facilities and a plaster room. We have the resources to work…

  • Electronics Lab

    Electronics Lab

    Since Set Design Workshop and Aalto Fablab now live under one roof, the electronics lab is a shared one and can be found…

For who?

Anyone at Aalto University can use the workshops for study or research related projects. These facilities have lots of powerful machines so you need to have a certain level of skills and a permit in order to work safely. Workshop Health and Safety courses run for this purpose, and the best place to start is the Set Design Workshop Orientation info.


Be in contact with the workshop master about available working hours, please note the orientation is compulsory. Courses and productions in accordance with the ARTS timetable are prioritized. Always contact the Workshop master to make the reservations and fill in the project notification form.

Location and Hours

Our workshops are located at Aalto Studios HQ

Otakaari 7
02150, Espoo

Open weekdays 9.00 – 16.00

Directions on
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More information

Contact our workshop staff for more details on these facilities and how to use them.

  • Jami Laakso
    Jami Laakso

    Workshop Master

    +358 50 569 6326

  • Jyri Lahelma
    Jyri Lahelma

    Workshop Master

    +358 50 403 3373

  • Pasi Pakula
    Pasi Pakula

    Workshop Master

    +358 50 569 5917

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