Digital Design Studio
The Digital Design Studio at Venture Lab will be a comprehensive, print and digital production hub that features educational support for students, staff, and faculty across the Penn community.

The Digital Design Studio works with students involved in various aspects of startup development and growth.

Our Programming

The Digital Design Studio at Venture Lab offer its services to the students, faculty, and staff engaged in entrepreneurship and innovation at the University of Pennsylvania and alumni who are part of the global Penn entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Graphic Design
Learn how to create and design various print and digital assets for your startup using Canva, Illustrator, Photoshop, and more.
Web Design
Every venture needs a website. Learn the basics of site design and performance using Squarespace, Wix, and Wordpress
Video Production
Video is the fastest growing content vehicle. Add it to your arsenal of marketing assets using Premiere Pro.
Audio Production
Enjoy podcasts? We do too. Learn how to create your own using Audacity and Adobe Audition.
Branding & Strategy
Building your brand doesn't have to be hard, our team can help craft your startup's mission and vision.
Digital Marketing
Develop your strategy for email marketing, SEO, social media, and more.

Founder Fireside Chat with Jim Bankoff, WG'96, Founder & CEO, Vox Media

A twenty five year veteran of the online industry, Jim developed and led dozens of the most popular websites on the internet including, Mapquest, Moviefone, AOL Music, Netscape and AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) as an Executive Vice President at AOL.
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What is the Digital Design Studio at Venture Lab?
The Digital Design Studio at Venture Lab is a comprehensive print and digital production hub. It provides access to resources and educational support related to graphics, video, and web-based projects.
Who can use the Digital Design Studio?
The studio resources are open to students, staff, and faculty members across the Penn community. At this time, we are prioritizing access to Venture Lab members involved in VIP-X, Retail Lab, and Food Lab.
What resources are offered at the Digital Design Studio?
The studio offers access to cutting-edge software for graphic design, video editing, media production, and web development. It also offers equipment such as computers, printers, and scanners to facilitate your creative projects.
Is there a fee for using the Digital Design Studio?
The services provided by the Digital Design Studio are free of charge for Penn students, staff, and faculty members.
Do I need prior experience in videography/podcasting/photography to use the studio?
No prior experience is required, but some familiarity with the equipment and processes will be helpful. Our staff can provide basic training if needed
Are there any workshops or training sessions available?
Yes, the Digital Design Studio offers workshops and training sessions in graphic design, video editing, web development, and other skills. Please check the website and stay updated with our social media and newsletter for upcoming events.
Can I get assistance with my projects at the studio?
Absolutely, knowledgeable staff members will be available to provide guidance and help troubleshoot any issues you may encounter during studio use.
Are there any restrictions on the types of projects I can work on in the studio?
The Digital Design Studio is designed to accommodate a wide range of creative projects, including graphics, video, and web-based endeavors. However, projects should adhere to the policies and guidelines set by the studio to maintain a productive and respectful environment.
Can I access the Digital Design Studio remotely?
No, the studio's resources are only available on-site at Venture Lab in Tangen Hall.
How can I stay updated on the availability of studio resources?
To stay informed about the availability of studio resources, please check the Venture Lab website or stay updated with our social media and newsletter for notices about resource availability or scheduling changes.
Contact Jun Yuchi
Digital Studio Coordinator
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