Design and Creation of Handmade Workspaces

A course by Gema Casado Olea , Founder and Director of El Jarro de ideas

Founder and Director of El Jarro de ideas. Madrid, Spain.
Joined April 2016

Learn DIY techniques to create a desk and a storage stool from scratch

98% positive reviews (209)
5304 students
Audio: Spanish
Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, Italian, French, Polish, Dutch

Learn DIY techniques to create a desk and a storage stool from scratch

Creating unique spaces to have a positive influence on the people who occupy it is the passion of Gema Casado Olea—founder of El Jarro de Ideas. In this online course, she teaches you how to create a workspace with your essence according to the rules of fengshui, from scratch, and with no knowledge of assembling or DIY.

From the author of three DIY books with Penguin Random House, and creator and presenter of the Creative Decoration television program on Canal decasa, learn simple techniques that allow you to build a practical desk and a storage drawer that also works as a seat, with your own hands.

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What will you learn in this online course?

16 lessons & 12 downloads

  • 98% positive reviews (209)
  • 5304 students
  • 16 lessons (2h 23m)
  • 12 additional resources (3 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, Italian, French, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Design and manufacture a desk and a seat (which in turn is a storage unit) with the basic principles of assembly and fengshui.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Anyone who wants to have a work space to suit them, with their essence, personalized and adapted to the square meters available.

Requirements and materials

To take this course you do not need knowledge of interior decoration, DIY, or graphic design. Regarding the materials, you need a pencil, paper, wood of different sizes, a drill, a screwdriver, glue, screws, paint, a roller, among other materials that Gema explains in detail.


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5304 Students
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Gema Casado Olea

A course by Gema Casado Olea

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Founder and Director of El Jarro de ideas

Gema Casado Olea is an economist by profession and creative by passion. After doing a 180º turn in life, her work involves creating functional and decorative pieces for spaces where energy flows.

Her passion for creating things with her hands led her to found the DIY agency "El Tarro de Ideas", write 3 books about DIY with the Penguin Random House publishing house, in addition to creating and presenting the "Creative Decoration" program on Canal decasa and Más Chic TV (already with 2 seasons broadcast in Spain and Latin America) and finally, founding and decorating the Coworking Handmade Refuge “13 Manos”.


Content

  • U1

    Presentation

    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What are we going to do in this course?
  • U2

    What is the best? What do I need? What do I want?

    • What is the best, what do I need and what do I want
    • Inspiration, expiration
    • We design our space on paper
  • U3

    Let's do it

    • Materials for the desk
    • Construction of the desk drawer
    • Construction of the desk drawer II
    • Construction of the desk legs
    • Construction of the legs of the desk II
    • Desktop assembly
  • U4

    Construction of the storage bench

    • Materials for the bank
    • Construction of the bank
    • Construction of the bank II
    • The details that make our space exclusive
  • FP

    Final project

    • Design and customize your workspace

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    Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

  • Meet expert teachers

    Each expert teaches what they do best, with clear guidelines, true passion, and professional insight in every lesson.

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    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

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Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

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The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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Design and Creation of Handmade Workspaces. Craft course by Gema Casado Olea

Design and Creation of Handmade Workspaces

A course by Gema Casado Olea
Founder and Director of El Jarro de ideas. Madrid, Spain.
Joined April 2016
  • 98% positive reviews (209)
  • 5304 students