The Ryerson School of Interior Design Workshop is equipped to support hands-on discovery of three-dimensional design solutions, structural analysis and materials. Knowledgeable staff will help you become familiar with equipment and will support your design explorations as your 3D experiences are a vital part of the school’s educational values.


Our workshop includes a variety of woodworking and metalworking machinery available for student use. With assistance and additional training from our technician, students will have direct access to the following:

  • Bandsaws
  • Drill presses
  • Stationary sanders
  • Various hand and power tools
  • Large bench room
  • Table saw
  • Panel saw
  • Mitre saw
  • Jointer
  • Planer
  • Lathe
  • Vacuum former
  • Metal band saw
  • Mig welder
  • Shear
  • Brake
  • Metal drill press
  • 4’x8’ MultiCAM CNC mill.


RSID houses the Faculty of Communication and Design's FabLab, which has a variety of equipment to help realize your projects as well as develop advanced models and prototypes such as:

  • 3D printers
  • Vinyl cutter
  • 3D scanners
  • Laser cutters that can quickly and accurately cut, etch and raster on a variety of materials including MDF, cardstock and textiles.

We are always looking to add, expand and integrate new technologies into the Workshop.

See more at the FCAD FabLab