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Design Fabrication Zone (DFZ)

110 Bond Street

Toronto, ON M5B 1X8


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Come to the DFZ’s fabrication space for an Open Shop time!

About this event

Looking to create in community with others? Join the DFZ on Thursdays for Open Shop! Each week we welcome a different group of folks into our fabrication space to work on their projects, gain access to tools and workbenches and meet new people in the community! Free and open to students, staff, faculty and the public! ⁠

We're here to support everyone in the design & fabrication industry! Do you craft, build, sew, code, woodwork, solder, quilt, etc? Knew it - stop by you cool cat! 😎 🙌🏾⁠

👥 Who / ⏰ When: ⁠

Always 6:30 - 8:30PM EST, with support from DFZ Staff ⁠

1st Thursdays - BIPOC Open Shop - welcoming all fabricators who identify as people of colour! Run by Ashley Jane Lewis, Nuff & Tristan Sauer⁠

2nd Thursdays - All Access Open Shop - an evening for anyone & everyone! Run by Peggy Sue Deaven & Emily Allan⁠

3rd Thursdays - Women Identifying Open Shop - welcoming all creators who identify as women! Run by Sabrina Thomason & Peggy Sue Deaven⁠

4th Thursdays - 2SLGBTQ+ Open Shop! - welcoming our queer, gay, transgender, two-spirited, lesbian, + community into our space! Run by Ofir Rosen & Megan Schoeppich⁠

🎨 What: ⁠

Bring projects you're currently working on, ideas of projects you want to start, your friends & your curiosity. ⁠

During open shop you'll have access to the shops tools, DFZ staff know-how and small machines as well as any scrap material to help you with your crafting!⁠

🌎 Where: ⁠

The Workshop of The Innovation Studio, 110 Bond Street at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly X University). ⁠

1st come 1st serve. workshop capacity is 16. Email us for more info if needed at

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