A 3′ × 5′ Electronics Workspace with Vertical Storage Space to Spare

Hubert Wihr's 3' × 5' workspace

There’s a great deal of innovative electronics engineering taking place in Europe. I review dozens of inventive projects and insightful articles from European engineers each year. And based on the quality of that content, I’m convinced that Europe’s electrical engineers, … Continue reading

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A Dutch Designer’s “Comfort Zone”

workspace Stegeman

Check out this amusing workspace submission from Henk Stegeman who lives and works in The Netherlands (which is widely referred to as the land of Elektor). We especially like his Dutch-orange power strips, which stand out in relation to the … Continue reading

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A CTO’s Bright & Clean Workspace

Keeping a space clean and bright is key. (Source: F. Dixon)

Our enthusiasm for bright and clean workspaces won’t wane. A tidy, well-lit space is a must-have for a designer working with microcontrollers, PCBs, and small components such as transistors and capacitors. Fergus Dixon’s Sydney, Australia-based workspace is an excellent example. … Continue reading

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A Workspace Built for Precision Design

One of my Altera CPLD breakout boards is on the bench there. I was experimenting with some video generators in VHDL when I took this picture.

Brad Boegler is a do-it-yourselfer’s DIYer. His West Bloomfield, MI-based workspace is something to admire. It features a sturdy 8’ × 5’ workbench, a well-built machining bench, and dozens of handy tools that enable him to work on projects ranging … Continue reading

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A Workspace Where Meccano Meets Arduino

Laughton's bench in London

Peeking into someone’s workspace gives you a glimpse of their interests, personality, and aspirations. Thus, in the same way no two personalities are exactly same, no two workspaces are identical. Some workspaces are retreat-like locations where designers spend their precious … Continue reading

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