Type of space: Design Studio, Fashion Studio, Film Editing Suite, Hackerspace, Manufacturing/Fabrication Space, Multi-use Space, Office Space, Visual Art Studio, Warehouse, Photography Studio

    Second Story Studios is a creative and conscious community hub in the heart of Collingwood, conveniently located on the corner of Johnston & Hoddle Streets. Keep an eye out for the rainbow building!

    The space has been in operation for over 6 years and has seen a wide variety of creative professionals through its doors over the years.

    Second Story Studios frequently hosts a wide range of events, workshops, and artists in our space, and we also love collaborating outside of our rainbow home!

    Space available:

    Private Studio #3 - 34 sq/m of space is currently available on a full occupancy basis. 

    Studio rent includes bills, access to fast internet (50 Mbps download, 20 Mbps upload), use of our meeting room, yoga/meditation space, communal kitchen, outdoor lounge, and carpark. Workshop and event spaces can be hired at a discounted rate as well.

    We currently have resident photographers, creative brand strategists, video production agencies, fashion designers and manufacturers, a fashion agent, children's entertainment business, painter, and other amazing creatives as part of our Second Story family. We certainly welcome diversity here. 

    We also have a coworking space in the process of forming alongside our cafe/bar which will be serving up coffee, kombucha, coconut water, beer and wine in our large warehouse space with co-workers interested in collaborating and connecting on upcoming projects.


    Get in touch with us for a tour of the space!


    Second Story Studios is 2 level saw-tooth style warehouse that has been converted and freshly renovated.

    The entire space comprises: 

    9 x private professional creative studios, ranging in size from 27 sq/m to 75 sq/m

    1 x large communal coworking/events space, available for public events, private hire and studio tenant use

    2 x medium size private workshop/events spaces, available for private hire and studio tenant use

    1 x small private workshop space, available for private hire and studio tenant use

    1 x meeting room with a conference table, available for private hire and studio tenant use

    1 x communal kitchen area

    1 x small outdoor sitting area

    6 x unisex toilet upstairs, 2 x unisex toilets downstairs, 1 x unisex shower downstairs

    Entrance foyer with parking for bicycles

    Carpark with 12 parks

    Pricing Terms

    Please contact us directly to discuss studio hire.

    Special Requirements

    Minimum 3 month rental

    Lease Conditions

    Minimum 3 months lease.

    Parking Notes

    - Shared communal tenants and staff car park on-site (subject to availability on the day)

    - Abundance of street parking in the local area with varying time limits from 1-4 hours

    - 150-space public car park next to Victoria Park Train Station (5 mins walk, $6 per day)

    This space is suitable for AnimationAnimatronicsArchitectureArts and CraftCeramicsCircusDesk-based workDigital DesktopDioramasDrawingFashionFilmFurniture makingGraphic DesignIndustrial DesignInterior DesignJewelleryMeetingsNew MediaPaintingPhotographyPhotoshootsPodcastsPrintmakingProject SpaceScreen printingSculptureStylingTextilesWoodworkWriting


    • Floor Dimensions 34.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height Very High (4m +)
    • Max. Capacity 3


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Bold signage

    • Disabled parking

    • Drop-off point

    • Public transport

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Wide hallways / entrance

    For performers
    • Reachable door handles

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Suitable signage

    • Suitable telephone/communication