Community & Events
How to use the COCOLAB.
The best way to get to know COCOLAB. is to come to an Open Lab Day. Once a month the COCOLAB. opens its doors to all interested people. With the support of our team, all easy to use tools and machines are available to the visitors. In addition, each time we offer access to a machine that can be used under guidance
(laser cutter, 3D printer…).
How do memberships work?
Do you want more? Unleash your creativity and become a Cocomaker. With the COCOLAB. Membership you receive regular access to the workspace and the machines. You also become a part of the COCOLAB. community. We focus on open exchange of ideas and sharing of knowledge and tools to achieve more together.
Startups benefit from the ready working environment and have the possibility of project and storage space in the workshop. In the immediate vicinity of the coworking space and hotel Coconat, users also have the opportunity to stay overnight.
Kunstwanderweg XR Opening in the COCOLAB. – March 18rd, 12:30
Fitting for the beginning of spring, the “Kunstwanderweg XR” will be officially opened on March 18, 2023.
At COCOLAB. there will be some cool virtual reality and augmented reality experiments for you to try out.
From 12:30 we open our doors and at 16:00 there will be a live performance by Aleks Slota.
Open Lab Day – March 23rd, Moved! to March 30th, 17:30
We regularly open our doors for the Open COCOLAB. Day. On this day you can just drop by, meet the team and have a look at COCOLAB. from the inside.
With the support of our team, all easy to use tools and machines are available to the visitors. In addition, each time we offer access to a machine that can be used under guidance
Design your personal tote bag with digital tools – vector graphics and cutting plots
Sat., 01.04.2023, 14-17 h in the COCOLAB.
In this course you will learn how to use the cutting plotter and the transfer press in COCOLAB. We will design a motif together and you will learn which file formats we need. Afterwards you send the motif to the cutting plotter and transfer the textile foil by means of a heat press onto a textile of your choice.
From computer graphics to your custom keychain – learn how to laser cutting
Sat., 22.04.2023, 14-17 h in the COCOLAB.
In this course you will learn the basics of laser cutting and how to operate the laser in COCOLAB. We will design a keychain together and you will learn which file formats we need. Afterwards you cut and engrave your motif from a material of your choice and can take your individual keychain home with you..
From virtual to tangible 3D models – learn 3D printing
Sat., 06.05.2023, 14-17 h in the COCOLAB.
In this course you will learn the most important basics about 3D printing and print a 3D model of your choice on one of the 3D printers in COCOLAB. We will take a look at other 3D printing technologies and the possibilities offered by the wide range of 3D printing materials. You will learn how to choose the right settings for your printing project in the Cura software and how to set up your print on the machine. After a successful printing process, we will show you steps of post-processing and you can take your first 3D printed part home with you.