ABOUT YOUFAB

A new world of creation emerges,
blurring the lines between digital and physical

Evolving at an unimaginable speed, digital technology obscures the line between virtual and reality, and has started to significantly magnify the world of fabrication. It is expanding the world of creation that transcends the realms of bits and atoms, data and objects, academic and creative, sciences and liberal arts, the existing and new.

The revolution of fabrication using digital technology like laser cutters, 3D printers, and CNC machines, is only just the tip of the iceberg of what is to come. Moving forward, digital technology, which continues to evolve, will serve as an engine to further push the boundaries of fabrication.

Digital Fabrication (Fab) – now the meaning of this term is not limited to changes in fabrication using digital technology, but changes in the meaning of fabrication using digital technology, changes in the form it takes on, as well as changes in the relationship between fabrication and society are also drastically evolving.

The YouFab Global Creative Awards define Fab as creativity that transcends and combines the digital and physical realms, and in the form of an award framework it serves to discover and support new ideas and creative works that have the potential to alter our future.

Organized by FabCafe

FAB refers to the fabrication revolution that is taking the world by storm. The term FAB incorporates the meanings of both FABulous and FABrication, which is free from the constraints of mass production and market theory. The FabCafe shares the FAB spirit in a fun and user-friendly manner, while providing an open platform to support individuals in their creative efforts to make new things.
FabCafe is a space where people can come together, and get to know and connect with each other. It houses a variety of digital fabrication

tools including a laser cutter and 3D printer, which visitors can use to bring their digital data to life. FabCafe is where people can enjoy the thrill of making new things together and discover their own answer to the telltale FabCafe question that we always ask, “What do you Fab?”The FabCafe global network continues to expand. In May 2013, FabCafe opened in Taiwan’s capital Taipei, in Spain’ s Barcelona in 2014, and in Bangkok Thailand in January 2015. And, in 2016, Japan’ s second FabCafe opened its doors in Hida.

FAB refers to the fabrication revolution that is taking the world by storm. The term FAB incorporates the meanings of both FABulous and FABrication, which is free from the constraints of mass production and market theory. The FabCafe shares the FAB spirit in a fun and user-friendly manner, while providing an open platform to support individuals in their creative efforts to make new things. FabCafe is a space where people can come together, and get to know and connect with each other. It houses a variety of digital fabrication tools including a laser cutter and 3D printer, which visitors can use to bring their digital data to life.

FabCafe is where people can enjoy the thrill of making new things together and discover their own answer to the telltale FabCafe question that we always ask, “What do you Fab?”The FabCafe global network continues to expand. In May 2013, FabCafe opened in Taiwan’s capital Taipei, in Spain’ s Barcelona in 2014, and in Bangkok Thailand in January 2015. And, in 2016, Japan’ s second FabCafe opened its doors in Hida.

TOKYO

FabCafe TOKYO
1-22-7, Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Tel (Cafe): (+81) 3-6416-9190

FABCAFE TOKYO

TAIPEI

FabCafe Taipei
華山 1914 文創園區中三館 台北市八德路一段
1 號
Tel (Cafe): (+886) 2-33224749

FABCAFE TAIPEI

BARCELONA

FabCafe Barcelona
MOB, Bailén 11 08010 Barcelona
Tel (Café): (+34) 93 - 667 - 4165

FABCAFE BARCELONA

BANGKOK

FFabCafe Bangkok
77/1 Soi Ari Samphan 1, Bangkok, Thailand 10400
Tel: (+66) 83 619 9983

FABCAFE BANGKOK

TOULOUSE

FabCafe Toulouse
31300 Toulouse 27bis Allées Maurice Sarraut

FABCAFE TOULOUSE

HIDA

FabCafe Hida
6-17 Ninomachi, Furukawa-cho, Hida city, Gifu
+81- 577-57-7686

FABCAFE HIDA

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