Laboratory One

Laboratory One is the first physical location of the Art and Learning Expedition. As of now it hosts all Modules of the Expedition, from the Dojo to the Agency, and has successfully produced A.L.Ex Studios’ flagship comic franchise, MANIA. Laboratory One is a creative learning facility dedicated to redefining the boundaries between work and play and cultivating the best environment for a consistent state of Flow. Below is a list of the various features, equipment, experiences, and amenities that can be found at Laboratory One. Private and semi-private sessions available. Contact us today to schedule your visit!

Features:

Located in beautiful Marina Del Rey, CA. Minutes away from great food, shopping, and sightseeing, not to mention the vivacious and artistic beach community. You’re sure to take inspiration from the stunning surroundings here!
100% modular space: All our tables, chairs, and other equipment can be (and often are!) moved wherever you need them.
24-Hour accessibility, perfect for the night owls as well as the early birds.
Quiet/private rooms available for those late-night projects or when you just need a moment to recharge; no more sleeping under your desk!
Handicap-accessible; our complex has wheelchair-accessible ramps as well as conveniently located elevators for those with limited mobility.
Two assigned parking spaces in a gated garage with direct elevator access plus ample street parking; for your convenience we have a map of the parking options surrounding the complex, from short-term to long-term.

Experiences:

Private or group “entertrainment” coaching sessions
On-demand consultation
Focused group workshops and/or retreats
Full team support for your passion project
Brainboarding
Holodeck
The Sleepover
Solo Silo

Equipment/Furniture:

One (1) 27” iMac
One (1) 24” Wacom Cintiq
One (1) 27” Wacom Cintiq
One (1) 24” CinemaDisplay
Two (2) Wacom Intuos Tablets
One (1) MacMini
One (1) 15” MacBook Pro
One (1) 12” iPad Pro (with Apple Pencil)
Two (2) 7.9” iPads
One (1) Microsoft Surface
Two (2) Projectors (Optima and Epson)
One (1) AppleTV
Surround sound speakers
Basic art materials and tools
Resource Library: physical books plus infinite interactive apps
One (1) High-quality printer up to 13”x19”
Two (2) whiteboard “walls” for brainstorming or storyboarding
Four (4) height-adjustable tables
One (1) island table
One (1) wired conference table (seats 4-6 comfortably)
One (1) cozy futon chair
Three (3) bean bag chairs
Three (3) futon mattresses
…with more being added all the time!

Amenities:

Our “Caffeine Intake Center” which offers espresso as well as hot and iced coffee made with high quality alkaline water.
Our “Holodeck,” a completely modular media room.
Fully-stocked snack bar and refrigerator, plus a full kitchen.
High-speed wireless internet
Two bathrooms; one with a shower/bathtub combo, and one with a standing shower.
Various video & board games
Pool/Hot Tub
Gym
Ping Pong Table
Outdoor Lounge/BBQ area