BE A DESIGN LAB USER
The Design Lab program at Engine provides the community affordable access to tools and resources for education, innovation, and professional development. We are interested in design, hands-on projects, arts and digital fabrication. Design Lab Users have access to the Maine Fab Lab, which houses the digital fabrication (cnc) equipment, and the Media Lab, which contain state-of-the-art iMac computers running professional design software.
We offer individual user levels on a half day, day, monthly, and annual level and institutional/corporate levels on a monthly and annual level. Just click on the link below to see which level fits for you.
WHO IS THIS FOR?
The Lab has something for just about everyone, and anyone is welcome to become a user. Here are some of the types of people who use of the Design Lab.
- designers (graphic, industrial, video, audio, etc.)
- artists and crafts people
- makers of all things
- community members
Sunday - Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 1pm - 8pm
Wednesday - Friday: 1pm - 6pm // Thursday 3-6pm is not available --- effective 1/16/14
Saturday: 11am - 4pm
We recommend you schedule a visit ahead of time if you are interested seeing our facility. Please email Print@mainefablab.org
- Students (K-12): Free to use. Prototyping charges still apply.
- Pay-as-you-go-User: $10 per day (4 hours) or $5 per half day (2 hours). Payable on-site with cash or credit/debit card.
- Monthly User: $20/month*
- Annual User: $200/year ($40 savings, 2 months free)
- Institutional User: $50/month* or $500/annually ($50 savings, 2 months free). Corporations and schools.
*Recurring billing via PayPal
Once you are approved as a Design Lab User and have completed the orientation and training, we will provide a link to our online Lab Reservation web page. We require that all users check the schedule and book their time as we do run classes occasionally.
GO TO THE RESERVATION PAGE NOW
EQUIPMENT & AMENITIES[ FABLAB ]
3D Printers (MakerBot Replicator 2)[ MEDIA LAB]
iMac Computer Lab
model: 21.5in , late 2013
processor: 2.9 GHZ Intel Core i5
video card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 1024 MB
[ media lab ] Adobe Creative Cloud (value: $49.99 /month)
[ amenities ] WiFi