Type of space: Visual Art Studio, Design Studio, Makerspace (Shared open space for making), Office Space, Photography Studio, Warehouse

    River Studios is an award-winning architectural warehouse conversion in West Melbourne. Managed by Creative Spaces, it is a thriving studio facility for artists and other creatives. The 3000sqm building spans over three levels, with a lift for disability access.

    Available from 1 January 2018, Studio 1.12 is  approx 57sqm on the first floor. This large space is ideal for a group of practitioners to share. 

    $721.25 excl. GST per month. 12-month licence. 

    Click to register for the next scheduled walkthrough by clicking on your preferred date:

    See inside River Studios on Wednesday 8 November at 10am


    See inside River Studios on Thursday 9 November at 3pm

    Please note: walkthroughs are compulsory if you wish to apply for a studio. 

    River Studios accommodates a broad range of practices including visual arts, sculpture, photography, design. However, due to the open plan nature of the building, practices that create fumes, dust or noise such as spray painting, sanding or use of heavy machinery are not suitable.

    Please read the Assessment Criteria For A Creative Spaces Studio Licence.

    River Studios is the 2011 winner of the Australian Institute of Architecture (VIC) award for Small Projects. Projects in this category were constrained by space or cost restrictions, but had achieved a level of invention, creativity and craftsmanship beyond these constraints.

    *Images shown are a previous tenant of the same studio. The studio is provided empty without furnishings.

    Special Requirements

    Public Liability Insurance

    Parking Notes

    Parking on site

    This space is suitable for ArchitectureArts and CraftCeramicsGraphic DesignDigital DesktopDrawingFashionInterior DesignJewelleryNew MediaPaintingPhotographySculptureSpoken WordTextilesWriting


    • Floor Dimensions 57.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height High (3m - 4m)