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 1
Gina Burgess
Jeweller

Gina is a Goldsmith/Silversmith, creating bespoke jewellery and silverware for all occasions. She offers private commissions to bring your ideas to life and works with heirlooms to keep their stories intact for years to come through repair and remodelling.

Her collections are inspired by her love of drawing freehand and learning new hand skills. Translating serendipitous mark making and fluid line drawing into precious metal. With great care and precision, Gina creates pieces that are elegant, balanced and timeless.

www.instagram.com/gina.burgess
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 8a
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 8b
Siam Colvine
Production Designer & Stylist

Siam is an Edinburgh based production designer & wardrobe stylist, specialising in short films & music videos and art directing for film/tv, commercials & fashion campaigns.

www.siamcolvine.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 10
Cairn
Architecture

Cairn are architects of carefully considered low carbon buildings. Based in London and Edinburgh, we help ambitious, climate-aware clients who need environmentally sensitive solutions for challenging projects.

We are specialists in lean construction and are independent in our approach. We seek out commissions that are demanding and develop a tailored response appropriate to each situation.

Weaving together the pragmatic and poetic, we work with the rational and emotional implications of construction. We make settings for everyday life that will age well, continuing to benefit a broad range of people over time.

www.cairnarchitects.com
Studio 10
DS Architecture
Architecture

Established in 2014, DS Architecture has an ambition to create a portfolio of high quality and bespoke work inspired by and created for every Clients individual needs. This responsive and considered approach to design, incorporating simplicity, sustainability and innovation, is the foundation of the architectural philosophy and has contributed to a growing number of projects across the length and breadth of Scotland.

dsarchitecture.co.uk
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
Studio 15
Architecture Office
Buildings, Interiors, Objects

Architecture Office design buildings, interiors and objects with simplicity and restraint. A reductive approach to generate spatial, efficient works that hold inherent potential.

The office considers context and tradition to produce work that stands the test of time, fundamental to create environments that transcend passing fashions and fleeting trends to root itself in its place.

architectureoffice.co.uk
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
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
Open Studio
Wishbones | Funnybones
Hospitality Consultant

Wishbones | Funnybones focus on connecting people with the purpose of experiencing new adventures in taste.

www.instagram.com/wish___bones___funny__bones/?hl=en
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
Cruiser Store
Bard
Gallery/Shop

Bard is a shop and gallery for Scottish craft and design founded by husbands Hugo Macdonald and James Stevens. Bard tell stories about ideas, people and objects that forge Scottish cultural identity, past, present and future. The Bard mission is twofold: James and Hugo believe that living with craft can ground and elevate our daily experience, at home and in society; they also believe that Scottish craft and design is ripe for a global audience. If it’s true that we are what we make, then Bard want to show the world that we are made of more than tartan shortbread tins.

www.bard-scotland.com
Designated Desker
Mawla
Web Developer and Design Agency

Mawla is an expert team of web developers and designers, devoted to creating beautifully designed websites that scale and are a joy to use. They are huge believers in the jamstack, NextJS, Headless CMS and using Content to create conversions for B2B SaaS companies.

mawla.agency
Designated Desker
Jack Enright
Copywriter and CRO Specialist

Jack is a creative copywriter and CRO specialist, currently working at Charlie, a London-based tech company. When he's not doing his day job, Jack writes for a variety of independent publications about the emotional mess of modern life.

www.charliehr.com