Scale7 Hackathon is a 3-day virtual event that aims to generate creative ideas and new business concepts to solve some of the challenges in the fashion, design and technology industry. Entrepreneurs, creative minds, digital talents, and business experts will gather here in small groups and in a unique creative environment to develop innovative design concepts that positively impact the nature of the Qatari fashion and design system.
A 3-month program designed for aspiring designers that are still in their “idea stage”. Through workshops and mentorship and providing the necessary information, and through communicating with leaders and experts in fashion and design; the program will enable the selected creative entrepreneurs to transform their ideas into real-world startups and brands, in addition to giving them access to a network of experts and investors to help them start and grow their businesses.
A 3-month program designed for promising designers and startups in the fashion and design industry that have brand business reputation and are currently up-scaling their businesses. Through workshops, coaching, mentorship and communication with pioneers and experts in the fashion and design field, the program will enable the selected creative entrepreneurs to develop their startups and explore the necessary tools to accelerate their growth and increase the revenues in addition to giving them access to a network of experts and investors to help them grow their businesses.
In the Digital Fabrication lab you have access to a series of digital manufacturing machines for prototyping and small-batch production. The highly efficient flatbed laser cutter is ideal for demanding cutting & engraving applications in plastic, wood, textiles and many different materials. Our user-friendly 3D printers will streamline your workflow and deliver top quality results with a low-force stereolithography resin-based 3D printer for highly detailed objects. The multipurpose vacuum former and the high-resolution hand-held scanner can be used for most industrial applications, especially for measuring and reverse-engineering.
The photography studio is where all the products created can be shot and retouched locally. We offer a flexible shooting location catering to fashion and design editorials, product and still life, online store, animation and more. The studio is fully equipped with a large green screen backdrop, umbrella diffusers and a computer workstation for post-production.
Scale7 Fashion Studio is ideal for hybrid methods of garment manufacturing. With classic lab tools like cutting table, iron table and mannequins, the facility also offers cutting-edge equipment like professional linear sewing and overlock machines, flatbed scanner and pattern digitalizing system. Everything to make any styling ideas go from the sketch paper to the runway in a smooth workflow.
From torch soldering guns to professional workbenches, the studio is fully-equipped for jewellery making. Wireworking, wax carving and metal soldering are just a few of the possibilities for small scale designs and accessories. Traditional crafting techniques can mix and evolve with innovative solutions coming from the digital fabrication lab and its potential applications.