Workspaces & Circuit Cellars

Workspaces and circuit cellars are where innovators design, hack, create, program, and debug electronics and new embedded systems. Here we feature interesting workspaces from around the world. Want to share your space? Use our online form to SUBMIT pics and info about your spaces!

AUSTRALIA

F. Dixon’s Bright Space in Sydney

Ralph Berres built this workspace for his radio and metrology projects

Ralph Berres built this workspace for his radio and metrology projects

BELGIUM

J. Cumps’s Electronics Small-Footprint “Mancave”

BOLIVIA

R. Alvarez’s Portable Workspace in Cochabamba, Bolivia

CANADA

G. O’Brien’s Toronto-Based Robotics & Vintage Electronics Lab

ENGLAND

R. Laughton’s Multifunctional Space in London

FINLAND

H. Forsten’s Workspace for Circuit Design & Academics in Espoo, Finland

FRANCE

J. Lefebvre’s “Personal Hackerspace” in Lyon

GERMANY

R. Berres’s Space for Radio & Metrology

W. Matthes’s Two Labs in Dortmund

The workspace of a true innovator (Source: Bill Porter)

Bill Porter’s innovation space

H. Tucher’s “Hobby Room” in Nuremberg

H. Wihr’s Vertically Sufficient Space in Burghausen

INDIA

N. Mittal’s Dorm Room-Based Workspace in Bombay

ITALY

C.Tauraso’s Quiet Place in Trieste

MALAYSIA

B. Hiew’s “Humble” Engineering Workspace in Penang

NETHERLANDS

Sjoerd Brandsma’s “Engineering Magic” Workspace in Kerkwijk

The Elektor Lab in Limbricht

H. Stegeman’s Dutch “Comfort Zone”

A. Vroegop’s  Power Electronics Design Space

Source: Christopher Coballes

Source: Christopher Coballes

PHILIPPINES

C. Coballes’s Open-Source Workspace in Quezon City, Philippines

UNITED STATES

J. Ganssle’s Serene Workspace in Finksburg, MD

A. Anderson’s Organized Space in Polson, MT

D. Bellerose’s Full Shed in Lady Lake, FL

J. Blankenship’s Developing, Designing, and Writing Workspace in Vero Beach, FL

G. Charvat’s Workspace for Small Radar Systems and More in Westbrook, CT

C. Coulston’s Dual-Role Desk in Erie, PA

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.

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.

D. Boman’s Well-Organized Workspace in Chandler, AZ

J. Brown’s Garage-Based Lab in Camarillo, CA

J. Harvey’s Workspace for Electromechanical Projects in West Newfield, ME

T. Kibalo’s Well-Lighted Space in Annapolis, MD

S. Lubbers’s “Design Dungeon” in Dayton, OH

J. Amodio’s Rat’s Nest-Less Space in San Antonio, TX

B. Boegler’s DIY Space in W. Bloomfield, MI

M. Hamilton’s RL78 Challenge-Winning Space in Lewisville, TX

S. Hendrix’s “Pure Function” Workspace in Sagamore Hills, OH

V. Himpe’s Two-Bench Space in San Jose, CA

S. Karg’s Design Nook in Birmingham, AL

M. Sydor’s Transformable Space in Succasunna, NJ

B. Porter’s Innovation Space in Panama City Beach, FL