Digital Design Studio at UB

As students in this class, you have a paid a lab fee that allows you to use the following tools in UB’s Digital Design Studio:

  • Guillomax guillotine cutter: This paper cutter is specifically designed to cut large quantities of paper at once (15 or more sheets at a time). You may find it helpful for trimming the edge of a text block that has already been sewn or for cutting a stack of paper down to the size you need for a book project. 
  • Mat cutter: This wall-mounted mat cutter will work well for quickly and easily cutting book board, especially if you need to get several sheets down.
  • Rotary cutter: This large format rotary cutter will work well for cutting a single sheet of paper at a time.
  • Color and large format printers: If you need to print something in color or on a sheet larger than 8.5×11, you will want to check out these printers. You’ll bring in a PDF or InDesign file and the lab assistants will do the printing for you. You will pay per page, but the quality is good.

NOTE: Because you do not pay the full $65 lab fee for this course, you are expected to limit your use of the lab to the tools listed above. That means you do not have access to the computers/design software and small black and white printer.

Digital Design Studio Hours, Spring 2013: 

Monday, 12 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Tuesday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Wednesday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Thursday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Friday, 1 p.m – 9 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.


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