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CreateLAB is an initiative of TU Dublin Hothouse in partnership with the Dublin School of Creative Arts, Grangegorman and the School of Mechanical and Design Engineering in Bolton Street. Our primary aim is to support industry through design in the development of new products and creation of Intellectual Property.

CreateLab has extensive Design expertise in the areas of Ideation, User Centred Design, UX Design, Design Thinking, Visual Communication, Retail Design, Product Development, Prototyping, 3D Printing, CAD, Design for Manufacture etc. Furthermore, CreateLAB has excellent prototyping and workshop facilities.

CreateLAB opens up these resources to external partners through through Innovation Vouchers, Innovation Partnerships, Collaborative Research Agreements and private funding.

If you think we can support your project we would love to hear from you.



CreateLAB is a team of Designers, Creatives, Makers and Design Thinkers. We are Academics, Researchers, and Industry Practitioners who combine academic knowledge with practical know-how to help turn ideas into reality.


Our Work

Over the last several years we have worked with several companies and individuals to help them develop their ideas. If you have a project we can help with we would love to hear from you. Please get in touch using the Contact Us link.



MakeLAB is a Makerspace/ Fab Lab that opens up the extensive workshop facilities within the Dublin School of Creative Arts to client companies and makers. The function of MakeLAB is to provide a bookable product development and prototyping space to a limited number of members though a subscription basis.

Use of high tech equipment including 3D printers and laser cutters

Access to an Awesome Community of Innovative Individuals 

Bookable access to a superbly equipped prototyping facility/ makerspace



We would love to hear about your project, please get in touch to start the conversation.

Hothouse, Dublin Institute of Technology, Aungier Street, Dublin 2, D02 HW71
Tel: +353 1 402 7179  |


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