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Month: November 2017

Anke Fischer

Personal Manufacturing Workshop: „Making it Differently“

Choose your favorite design – we provide the experience!

Are you interested in gaining personal manufacturing competency to push your skills to the next level? Are you ready to learn about very exciting and powerful tools that will take your ideas and concepts to a whole new realm?

The Workshop

The guided personal manufacturing workshop will provide you with fascinating insights and experience in using technical and human skills in order to manufacture your favorite design piece.

The Philosophy

  • Good design & manufacturing are not only for designers and specialists
  • Good design & manufacturing is pure delight
  • Good design & manufacturing leads to real passion and pride

Who is it For?

This workshop is for anyone who loves to discover the outstanding and wants to acquire new digital and personal life skills.
No equipment or previous experience required.


Please find available workshop slots in the calendar and contact us to redeem your voucher.
Workshop sessions will be confirmed 7 days in advance.

Meet & Eat

Fresh and delicious refreshments & drinks are included.


Fab Lab Lucerne, @Hochschule Luzern, Technikumstrasse 21 in 6048 Horw, Switzerland
–> For more information and for open slots in upcoming workshops, please check our calendar on the FabLab Lucerne page.


Cancellations 8 days before will be offered 50% refund. Cancellations less than 7 days before the event will not be offered a refund. Tickets can be transferred to a friend or colleague.

For updates please check the People’s Factory website

Anke Fischer

We should embrace technology, but not become technology ourselves.

Digital transformation everywhere, but what do we humans actually want? Being happy – in the Greek sense – is not a tool. We should embrace technology but not become technology ourselves,”says Futurist Gerd Leonhard.

Technological progress enables us to make our living space much better, more free and, above all, more humane. Let us reflect on our abilities and develop our human and technical qualities in a conscious way together. In the future, we will have to be more on our own and think more entrepreneurially. Also our private lifestyle, i. e. what we surround ourselves with, what we want to own and what we feel comfortable with, often depends on our consumer behaviour. Even if the offer is huge and almost everything can be bought online, there is one important aspect to happiness missing: the creative enthusiasm and the proud feeling to be a part of it.

People’s Factory aims to be a marketplace that makes all this possible: Digital personal manufacturing with groundbreaking and easy-to-use tools for stylish and feasible product design templates from an international pool of ideas that touches all senses.

The advantages are obvious: these self-produced items correspond to the current standards of aesthetics, form and function – but in addition, completely new quality criteria can be realized: personalization, sustainability, longevity and self-repair. And all this in a reasonable time frame.
Not to forget the feeling of working with our hands and achieving a real result, feeling deep inside that we are creative, proud and happy. The product is proof of our Lifeskills