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Become a member and incubate your work

The Design Fabrication Zone accepts new membership applications on a rolling basis that aligns with Toronto Metropolitan University's semester-based calendar. We screen new applications mid-month in March, July, and November for onboarding into our summer, fall, and winter cohorts respectively.

Membership Application FAQs

In our DFZ membership application form we will ask you a series of intake questions regarding your creative project, practice, and fabrication experience. Additionally, we will ask you to provide the following information: 

  • Contact info (for yourself and all team members)
  • Professional bio
  • Name and contact info of 2 academic and/or professional references
  • a URL link to your CV or resume
  • a URL link to your portfolio (Experimental Track applicants only)
  • a URL link to your business model Canvas (Start-up Track applicants only)
  • Project timeline

The DFZ hosts regular Information Sessions for those curious about membership at the DFZ. If you'd like to discuss your project idea, inquire about the DFZ's programming or ask any other questions, check out our Contact Page to learn more.