A self-guided time for improvement, disconnect and slow down




Welcome to our single-session pottery workspace! If you have prior experience with ceramics and want to work on your own projects without any commitments, you’re in the right place.

The minimum requirement to join the single session workspace is having completed a handbuilding workshop of at least two hours at LOKI studio or another studio. To use the pottery wheel, is mandatory to have completed a course of at least 10 hours and have a basic understanding of all the steps, including centering and trimming.

Please note: no tutoring is included in the session, but the team will be happy to show how to use the space, where to find the material and how to glaze your pieces.

If you’d like to learn other pottery techniques or take your skills to the next level, we have a wide range of workshops, courses and private classes available. Our experienced instructors can help you master wheel throwing, handbuilding, glazing, and more!
You can find more info here.

It is mandatory to have taken a minimum of 2-hour workshop at LOKI Studio or another studio in the discipline you intend to practice. To use the pottery wheel, is mandatory to have completed a course of at least 10 hours and have a basic understanding of all the steps, including centering and trimming.

No tutoring is included in the session.

It is mandatory to reserve your workspace seat through our booking system. You can book your spot up to one hour before the session starts.

Booking cancellation
The following cancellation rules apply:

  • Full refund will be provided for cancellations made more than 12 hours in advance
  • No refund will be provided for cancellations made less than 12 hours in advance.

End of the session
Please leave on time at the end of your workspace slot. If there is availability of space, the work session can be extended after agreement with our staff. The extra hour must be paid at the studio.

All users are requested to clean their workstation and the used materials at the end of their session. Cleaning must begin 20 minutes before the end of the session.

External material
It is forbidden to bring your own materials at the workspace.

Studio introduction
In order to use the studio in a safe and optimal way a mandatory introduction is scheduled with every new user of the studio. The introduction session lasts for approximately 10 minutes and it is free of charge.

During the opening hours, someone from the team will be present at the studio to answer the questions concerning the studio use and the material.

Further rules terms and conditions can be found here.
If you have any questions feel free to contact us.

Our workspace is equipped with everything that you need to create your own personal projects. Available for use are different types of clays, several glazes and underglazes (1240 °C / Cone 6), four pottery wheel, hand building and wheel tools and more.

You’ll have access to the entire infrastructure of the studio, allowing you to slow down and focus on your creative process.

The workspace is approximately 80 square meters divided as working area, washing area, toilet and a small terrace.

The material is not included in the session. The cost of the material is 30 CHF/kg (and is calculated on the finished object). The clay, glaze and firing service are included in the material price. The material is paid before taking home the finished creations.

All firings are entirely done by our staff. The finished work are fired every 1-4 weeks depending on the availability of our kiln.

All firings are entirely done by our staff.

Please note: The fired creations are not glazed by the staff but by the person who reserves the workspace. Therefore, it takes two sessions to finish one’s creations. 

Free coffee and tea is available for all our workspace users. 

For the opening hours please check the weekly timetable.

LOKI Studio is located in Zurich, just outside of the city center. It is easily accessible by public transportation, at only 5 minutes walk from the train station in Zurich Oerlikon.

How to get there

The workspace for beginners takes place in our Shop. The LOKI Shop is located on the southeast facade of the building at Gubelstrasse 2, overlooking the street Schaffhauserstrasse where the nr. 10 and 14 streetcar line passes.

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