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Digital Photo Labs

Labs, Shops, and Studios

D12 Prototyping Shop

6 E 16th St, 12th floor   •   Hours
Open to: all New School students

The D12 Prototyping Shop is located on the 12th floor of the D building at 6 East 16th Street. The lab contains laser cutting and 3d printing capabilities as well as space for physical computing projects and small scale prototyping. Current open hours are:

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday : 11am-6pm

Laser and 3D Printing 👍✔️

(Must make a consultation via Webcheckout)


Wednesday and Friday: 11am – 6pm

Walk in 3D Printing 👍✔️

(Must check in with student tech on duty)

Laser cutting 👎

For access to the laser cutters or 3d printers you MUST have done orientations in the Laser Lab and/or the 3D Lab. Access to the physical computing open work area is 24 hours.

Access to Tools/Machines

The lab is color-coded. Students have access to tools and machines according to what color group those tools/machines are in:


24 hour access to all students


  • Open work area for Physical Computing work with 6 x Weller WES51 Soldering machines
  • 1 x Makerbot Replicator 2 3D Printer
  • Open-use mixed hardware fabrication area


Access when a full-time tech and/or a student tech is present. 


  • 2 x Prusa i3 MK3 3D Printers
  • Westward Red Rolling Tool Cabinet
  • Durham Grey Tool Cupboard


Access ONLY when a full-time tech is present


  • 2 x Universal VLS 3.50 Desktop Laser Cutters