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MakeLab is a pioneer of hands-on event experiences that people remember + share around the world.

MakeLab is a pioneer of hands-on event experiences that people remember + share around the world.

 

 

Edible Selfie Photo Booth

STRIKE A POSE. GET LIVE LASER-CARAMELIZED ONTO MACARONS AND COOKIES.

This interactive uses our: Laser Cutter

This ain’t your typical photo booth. We bring to your event our laser cutting and engraving machine and use it to laser-caramelize photos onto macarons and cookies. There's no ink involved — just lasers!

Guests snap the perfect selfie, and watch and share as their photos are caramelized inside the laser machine. A toasted marshmallow aroma adds to the magic of the experience. Guests can snap an irresistibly perfect instagram of their macaron or eat it right away.

 

Laser Cut Creation Station

CUSTOM LASER CUTTING AND ENGRAVING FOR EVENTS AND RETAIL EXPERIENTIAL

Takeaway options: keychains, notebooks, water bottles, wine glasses + bottles, coasters, travel tags, makeup, hanging air plant holders, etc.

This interactive uses our: Laser Cutter, Design Station Tablets

An event experience of the future! We bring to your event our laser cutting and engraving machine. It can cut through wooden objects, and engrave a wide variety of items. Guests are greeted by our team, and guided through a quick design experience on our sleek interactive tablets.

Guests can design freehand, or drag and drop from pre-made templates and elements. When ready, artwork is sent to the laser where guests watch and share as their creation is laser-fabricated into a gorgeous piece they take home right away.

 

Laser Cut Wearables Bar

LAPEL PINS, TIE-CLIPS, PENDANTS, BOW TIES, CUFFLINKS AND SHOE TAGS DESIGNED BY GUESTS AND MADE ON-SITE.

This interactive uses our: Laser Cutter, Design Station

Our architecture-grade laser cutting and engraving machine can cut through sheets of wood and engrave metal and glass. For this experience we use it to create custom fashion items like pendants, cufflinks, tie-clips, bow ties or nametags.

Guests are greeted by the MakeLab design team, and guided through a design experience on our sleek design tablets. Guests can design freehand, or drag and drop from templates themed to your event or brand. When ready, designs are sent to the laser where guests watch and share as their wearable is laser-fabricated into a gorgeous piece they can wear right away.

 

Laser Dessert Design Bar

GUEST DESIGNED DESSERTS ARE LASER-CARAMELIZED LIVE ON-SITE, READY TO EAT AND TWEET.

This interactive uses our: Laser Cutter, Design Station Tablets

We bring our architecture-grade laser cutting and engraving machine on site to your event to delicately caramelize designs into macarons and cookies.

Guests use our tablet design stations to create, and then watch and share as their designs are caramelized onto macarons or cookies with our architectural laser engraving machine. This is a delicious hands-on creative experience: guests are greeted by MakeLab’s design ambassadors and guided through five-minute, one-on-one creative experiences. Guests can design freeform or use custom branded/themed templates designed in advance by the MakeLab team. Guests then get to watch the lasering, snap their cookie's creation for social media, and enjoy.

 

3D Printing Pop-Up Studio

A FLEET OF 3D PRINTERS AND DESIGN STATIONS FOR GUESTS TO CREATE AND MAKE.

This interactive uses our: 3D Printers, Design Station Tablets

We bring our fleet of 3D printers, and let people create and print. MakeLab's design team guides guests through five-minute design experiences on sleek computer tablets. Guests can design using relevant 3D elements created by our team in advance. When ready, guests get to watch and share their creation as it's printed into reality.

This is a spectacular experience in any environment, as most people have never seen 3D printing, let alone had the chance to design something themselves. Our on-site team is experienced in guiding all kinds of people through their first design, from the public at brand launches, to VIP guests at conferences.

 

Live Heat Pressing

DESIGN YOUR VERY OWN TAKEAWAY WITH MAKELAB’S LIVE HEAT PRESS EXPERIENCE!

This interactive uses our: Heat Presses

From t-shirts, socks, and hats to tote bags, mugs, and notebooks; you name it we’ll press it! After you’ve decided what material you’ll press, select one of three guest experiences below for your event. From premium garments to tossable rally towels, we will work with you to design the best live experience and materialize your guest memories.

Menu Choice: Guests choose one of three options. A simple but effective experience.

Collage Experience: With a collection of prefabricated designs, guests create their own collage that’ll turn a customizable experience into a takeaway memory.

Custom Text: Using a custom Microsite, guests can add a monogram, word or phrase to create a one of a kind takeaway.

Read more about these experiences on our Blog

 

Live Event Embroidery

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IMPRESSIVE DIGITAL EMBROIDERY MACHINES FOR GUESTS TO ADD DESIGNS OR MONOGRAMS TO ALL SORTS OF ITEMS.

This interactive uses our: Embroidery Machine

We are (yet again!) bringing the fabrication studio to you. Using industrial grade embroidery machines we can now offer live-on-site customization to a variety of apparel items. Whether we’re stationed in a retail store, private party, or experiential activation, this is an extraordinarily engaging experience.

Guests can work with one of our design ambassadors to personalize their custom takeaway, before watching as it comes to life - a stitch at a time - before their eyes (perfect for social media capture). Tell us about your event, and we’ll work with you to design an experience that works best for your needs. If we are being honest, who doesn’t want a custom monogrammed item, but we can always work to incorporate brand themes and icons that fit with your event. In just a few minutes, guests can curate, watch, and walk-out with their personalized piece.

 

Giant Digital Graffiti Colouring Book

A GIANT DIGITAL GRAFFITI SPRAY PAINT + LIGHT MARKER COLOURING BOOK, WITH THEMED COLOURING BOOK PAGES CUSTOMIZED FOR YOUR EVENT.

This interactive uses our: Giant Rear-Projected Interactive Screen

We turn this giant 10-foot wide interactive screen into a canvas for digital painting. Guests grab digital spray paint cans and create their own artwork — either painting freehand, or over custom colouring book pages designed in advance by our team. Paint can be blended like real spray paint to allow for anything from simple colouring-in to intricate mural art.

Guests can colour a page in just a few minutes. Guests can share their creative work via email or socials, or have it printed out on site.

 

Analog Instagram Light Table

A HUGE LIGHT TABLE FOR CREATING ANALOG INSTAGRAMS AND SHARING THEM OUT VIA SOCIAL MEDIA

This interactive uses our: Huge Photography Light Table

This is a giant glass photography light table that creates a visual spectacle and creative workspace for 8 people at a time. Guests select and layer high quality transparencies of branded imagery, patterns and filters, creating their own "analog instagrams".

When done, they place their analog instagram onto a projector and have a photo taken in front for sharing on socials, or printing on-site. Nostalgic, physical, creative.