About

MakerLabs is Vancouver's largest maker space. We provide the tools, space and know-how to allow anybody to create almost anything! MakerLabs (makerspace + fablab) was born out of a vision to create the best possible space for making.

At MakerLabs, we focus on Membership,Studio Space, Fabrication and Education/Outreach. 

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The Team

Derek

Founder and Maker

Derek likes to make things, both virtual and physical. During the day he helps people make things at MakerLabs, and at night he dreams of all the awesome things that could be made if only he had more tools.
 

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Adrian

Community Manager

Adrian loves to inspire people both through leadership and through his work. He always has a project on the go between his adventurous endeavors. His background includes Mechanical Engineering, instructing sailing and physics! Check out his global community initiative: Hour Community.

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alyssa

Community Manager

Alyssa loves solving problems, she has a background in industrial design, design research and fine arts. More than anything, she's fascinated by how people interact with products, each other, and the world around us. Alyssa loves to take things apart, so that she can figure out how to put them back together in a better way.

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Tommy

Maker

Tommy studied Sustainable Product Design BSc focussing on reconnecting children with the natural world. The journey from a thought to a working product, through problem solving and collaboration, is what gets this guy out of bed. His sketch book of inventions will one day be turned into products to brighten people's day.

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nAOKI

Maker

Naoki is a world traveler. He draws influence from the many different cultures he has submersed himself in and applies these vast perspectives to develop different and creative ideas to solve any problems he faces. 

 

 

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SkylER

Maker

Skyler is fascinated with how things are built and loves the process! His background with Industrial Design gives him a keen eye for detail and an enthusiasm for generating creative solutions. He challenges the status quo and keeps it innovative!

 

 

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kyle

Maker

Doing at the junction of minimalism and computer science to develop visual solutions that inform and persuade. Let's make every day A RAZZLE-DAZZLE MUSICAL.

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arianne

Maker

My work explores the relationship between postmodern discourse and vegetarian ethics.

With influences as diverse as Munch and John Cage, new combinations are crafted from both explicit and implicit layers.