Ironside Studios

Type of space: Manufacturing/Fabrication Space, Visual Art Studio

    Ironside Studios is an artist-run studio complex in Kensington, Victoria, Australia. It comprises twenty-seven individual studios, with artists, designers and small designer product manufacturers.

    Offering affordable, quality spaces, Ironside allows emerging and established artists, designers and makers to focus on their practice in an energised, creative environment. Running since 2008, Ironside has recently moved into a new premises with custom-built studio spaces. Ironside is known for providing well-run, professional and friendly studios which facilitate optimal working time and space for its creatives.

    Spaces range in size from 6 to 40 square metres. The studios have solid white walls and cement floors, and most are lockable. Those that are not lockable have custom-made built-in desks and shelving.

    Please contact Ironside Studios for availability, current prices and to discuss the suitability of the spaces for your practice.

    Pricing Terms

    License fees are due on the 1st of each month, and include GST and all expenses except internet (including rubbish removal, electricity, and so on). Internet access is currently being offered as a complementary service at no extra charge. Tax invoices are issued monthly for all fees payable.

    Parking Notes

    A range of on-street parking is available, from 1 hour to all day, within approximately five minutes walk of the studios. There are excellent public transport options (two train-lines and buses) within a five minute walk, and trams within a ten minute walk.

    This space is suitable for AnimationArts and CraftCeramicsDesk-based workDrawingFurniture makingGraphic DesignIndustrial DesignInstallationJewelleryNew MediaPaintingPhotographyPrintmakingSculptureTextilesWoodwork


    • Floor Dimensions 16.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height Standard (up to 3m)
    • Max. Capacity 30


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Wheelchair accessible

    • Wide hallways / entrance

    For performers
    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Suitable signage