Our collaborative workspace is home to a wide variety of designers, makers and creative industry professionals.
Studio 1
Ruth Leslie
Jeweller

Ruth has been designing and making playful, sculptural jewellery since 2015. Mainly working in a variety of metals including silver, gold and titanium, she creates contemporary pieces that are both inspired by the subtle details within fabrics as well as the structural forms within textile machinery.

As well as creating these sculptural pieces, Ruth produces a range of wearable, precious metal jewellery influenced by other design products such as kitchen and homeware. These designs are simple yet unique, modern and bold.

www.ruthleslie.co.uk
Studio 2
ZAC and ZAC
Interior & Architectural Photographers

ZAC and ZAC are architectural and interior photographers based in Edinburgh and London. Established as a partnership and comprised of two cousins, ZAC and ZAC combine their strengths and passion for photography and the built environment to create striking and refined imagery.

www.zacandzac.co.uk
Studio 3
Juli Bolaños-Durman
Glass Artist

Glass artist Juli’s work is influenced by her background in graphic design and mixed media. She creates playful compositions by repurposing found objects and transforming them into precious artefacts that tell a story.

www.julibd.com
Studio 6
Matt Martin
Designer & Illustrator

A Visual Communicator working throughout the UK.

Studio 8
Laura Meek
Photographer

Laura Meek is a fashion and portrait photographer based in Edinburgh, with a mission of producing work that pursues the delight in beauty and quiet reverence amidst the moving world. With a passion for film photography and unscripted journeys, the comeliness, mystery and romance within life and nature inspire visual excellence. Working worldwide with multi-disciplinary expertise, ranging extensively across the areas of lifestyle, editorial, commercial and fine art content.

www.laurameek.com
Studio 8
Mark Boiling (Canister Camera Club)
Photographer

Mark Boiling is a photographer and guest curator with Canister Camera Club: a loose network and growing creative community that's currently collaborating on documentary projects, fashion shoots, product photography, zines, exhibitions and workshops. Canister is open to all. Beginners and those new to film photography are especially welcome to join us at our events.

canistercameraclub.com
Studio 17
Studio Niro
Graphic / Product Design / Architecture

STUDIO NIRO works with clients to develop architectural, interior, exhibition and graphic design projects with a concentration on material, form and detail to make spaces and objects which sit appropriately within their physical and cultural context. The ethos of the practice is driven by an ambition to make beautiful spatial, visual and tactile contributions to the everyday lives of our clients.

www.studioniro.com
Studio 11
Meraki Concept Studio
Design and Communications Agency

Meraki Concept Studio (MCS) is a new kind of creative company; we are an online marketplace for brands, individuals and organisations. We utilise technology to give you what you want, when you need it. Our products and services are either rendered in a 48-hour period or are part of a fixed-term arrangement. 1% from every online sale is donated to fund frontier carbon removal technologies.⁠

www.merakiconceptstudio.com
Studio 12
Jamie Lochhead
Producer

Jamie is an executive producer, director and writer with a reputation for innovative filmmaking and multi-platform production. His projects have won numerous accolades, including BAFTA and RTS awards.

www.jamielochhead.com
Studio 12
Windfall Films
Television Production Company

Windfall Films has earned an international reputation as a producer of innovative, award-winning television.

Windfall Films have applied their distinctive style and meticulous standards to a range of genres, including science, social, and history documentaries, factually- based dramas and original format shows.

www.windfallfilms.com
Studio 14
Nomad Exhibitons
Exhibition Design

Nomad Exhibitions specialises in the design, production and management of engaging and experiential temporary, touring and permanent interpretive exhibitions for museums and cultural venues worldwide.

www.nomadexhibitions.com
Open Studio
GRAS
Architecture

GRAS is an award-winning architecture and design studio based in Edinburgh. By focusing on timeless design principles, GRAS develop refined yet characterful solutions that put the needs of users first.

GRAS were the brains behind Custom Lane.

www.gras.co
KESTIN Studio
KESTIN
Menswear Fashion

Founded in 2015 by designer Kestin Hare with over two decades of industry experience, KESTIN is redefining modern Scottish design by blending innovation with tradition.Kestin is known for his focus on the highest-quality unique fabrics, and his products are designed to last. He weaves in references from his Scottish heritage, combining details from other areas of inspiration including
workwear, military, sports and outdoor wear.

The flagship store houses the Design Studio and HQ.

www.kestin.co
Open Studio
Andreu Carulla
Product Design Studio

With materiality, craftsmanship and sustainability as goals, Andreu Carulla creates beautiful, lively objects with timeless appeal. Following his childhood dream of becoming an inventor, Catalan-born Andreu Carulla founded his eponymous product design studio in 2006, becoming one of the most versitle design firms working in Spain today. Constant exploration of materials, old-school techniques and contemporary processes hallmarks the studio’s projects, of which include furniture, tableware, lighting, fashion, interiors and more.

Based at Custom Lane, the UK office of the studio is run by Adam Johnston.

www.andreucarulla.com
Open Studio
ACID
Industrial Design Studio

ACID is an international future-facing consultancy focused on industrial design, product development and UI/UX. Through design founded in research and development, ACID aides the advancement of a wide range of industries: from tech, transportation and medical, to wearables, urbanism and food.

Sister studio to Andreu Carulla, ACID conceives products for their mass production.

www.acid-studio.com
Open Studio
Alyn Griffiths
Journalist/Editor

Alyn is a journalist, editor and copywriter working for some of the world's largest publications and brands. He tells compelling stories about people, products and places, using his creative background to focus on the great ideas defining our age.

www.alyngriffiths.com