Welcome to the Maker Spaces run by the Melbourne School of Design (MSD) and located in the Glyn Davis Building. The Maker Spaces include a range of specialised workshops and facilities that provide students and staff with access to state-of-the-art machines and tools in purpose built collaborative spaces that are supported by expert technicians. The Maker Spaces aim to provide everything you need to build your projects and improve your skills. Explore these spaces via the links on this page.
Explore our Maker Spaces
Access to digital fabrication technology services; Laser Cutting, CNC Milling and 3D Printing
MSD Robotics Lab
The MSD Robotics Lab is an advanced experimental fabrication facility.
3D printing, 3D Scanning, Mixed Reality and more - NExT LAB is your introduction to new technologies in design, providing access, training, support and resources for you to learn and use in your design projects.
Access to machinery to work with timber, foam, plastics and aluminium.
Loan Equipment - cameras, lights, photostudios, and more.
Photo studio and equipment for professional photography.
High quality small and large format printing, scanning, cutting and binding facilities.
Forbo Model Making Space
Model making and storage space located in the Glyn Davis Building.
Baldwin Spencer Makerspace
Model making and storage space located in the Baldwin Spencer Building.
Explore Our Technology
Training & Access
The Maker Spaces are advanced fabrication and making spaces that require students and staff to undergo training before they can access the services and facilities. Safe usage of the facilities is a top priority, and most of the services available require at least some specialised knowledge.
Follow the link below to complete inductions and training required to get access to the Maker Spaces.
Maker Spaces Knowledge Base
The Maker Spaces knowledge base is the new home to all fabrication guides and video tutorials.
Learn how to 3D Print, CNC Mill and use the other digital fabrication technologies available to students.
Projects & Research
- G18 Glyn Davis Building (Building 133)
- T: (Guru Desk) +61 3 9035 8663
- T: (Office): +61 3 9035 3672