Design & Source Labs Residency

APPLICATION Spring Summer 2018

March 15 – Sept.15 2018

Deadline Feb. 22 2018


1. SUBMIT ONE _ What is your ONE you would like to share with us?
What does ONE means? You decide.
_ A dream project, a one-of-a-kind that sets you apart, a one minute film…
Please provide link or attachment.

2. What social issue or organization you care about?

3. Your name, contact information, and résumé.

4. Your organization/company and how many people in your team.

5. Your social media handles.

Please email



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Who can apply

You are a freelancer, a start up with a small team, a creative or thinker from any field who wishes to run your company or practice in a multidisciplinary environment and to lend your mind to a common project.

DS Labs is a small-scale free co-working space, incubator, and idea generator. You will participate to weekly DS Labs sessions generally held on Tuesday afternoon with other residents toward a common project for a period of 6 months.

On Thursday afternoon, DS Labs open the doors to invited guests and influencers to receive feedback on the projects and also on the residents’ own practice and development.

The commitment to the residency and presence on site (2 days a week minimum) is  crucial for the full experience to be rewarding for yourself and for others.

The selection process

DS Labs is a semi-annual competitive application.

We select a small team of residents based on a diversity of fields, sustainable ideas and positive outlook and character.

If you are selected, we will contact you for an interview and ask for references.

What is Design and Source Labs. Design and Source Labs is a 6 month residency  _ an environment designed to nurture career growth and sustainable thinking.

We challenge creators, leaders, and self-starters to rethink how things are made for social good and to work on a common project. Equipping professionals with the necessary tools and resources needed to propel in their careers, the 5000 square foot loft in the heart of NYC is a free co-working space for creative minds. Along with mentorship from sustainable design experts, creative strategists and various thinkers _ Residents contribute weekly hours to DS Labs' social good initiatives to explore new concepts and ways to think and execute creatively. All DS Labs projects are fully funded, and any profit turned will be re-invested to help the labs sustain themselves. DS Labs believes that creating an environment for talents from different fields to come together and challenge themselves to work towards a common project can be a game changer for society at large.

Design & Source Labs are powered by Design and Source Productions, Inc. _ an Award-Winning supplier of branded merchandise and luxury packaging since 1999.

Please  contact us if you have questions.