DDW 2020 Adult Workshop: Making with Laser-Cut Wood

Ended - Thursday 12 November 2020

Product designer Salim Ahmed is the Design Coordinator at Tashkeel and has led the Tanween design programme since 2016. He primarily coordinates training sessions and supports participants with the development, prototyping and production of their locally manufactured limited edition designs. A graduate of Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland, Salim holds a B.Des in Interior & Spatial Design. He is the founder of CardboardWorks, a sustainable design practice specialising in bespoke corrugated, hand-crafted cardboard products and furniture using environmentally-friendly materials with a sustainable life-cycle.


Date: 12 November 2020
Time: 5:00 - 6:30 PM


10 spaces left


d3 Makers Programme, Building 7A, Mezzanine Floor

This workshop is free to attend.

Registration Deadline:

12 November 2020

Join this 90-minute free workshop led by Salim Ahmed from Tashkeel to assemble a lamp using pre-cut wooden components made on the Tashkeel Laser Cutter and a simple lighting element. Customise your creation using a selection of paints. Suitable for adults with basic proficiency in product design and making.

Opening Hours

Tashkeel Alserkal
Gallery, Unit 26, FN Designs, Alserkal Avenue
Sun-Thu 10am – 7pm, Fri 9am–12pm
(closed Saturdays & public holidays).

Makerspace, Unit 89, Alserkal Avenue
Sat-Thu 10am – 7pm
(closed Fridays & public holidays).

Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba
Nad Al Sheba 1
Temporarily closed for renovation

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