Search

A Light-Filled Shared Workspace by Mäike Design Studio

11.11.13 | By
A Light-Filled Shared Workspace by Mäike Design Studio
View Slideshow

Mairead Murphy of Melbourne Australia-based Mäike Design Studio recently completed Studio Sisu, a shared workspace in Northcote.

Maike-Design-Studio-Studio-Sisu-entrance

Maike-Design-Studio-Studio-Sisu-entry-1

Maike-Design-Studio-Studio-Sisu-entry-2

Once an old warehouse, the now converted studio boasts a lot of natural light and retains the volume and rich texture of the original 1940’s red brick building. The space provides a number of shared and individual work spaces that encourage creative collaboration and support for both individuals and small businesses.

Maike-Design-Studio-Studio-Sisu-shared-space

Maike-Design-Studio-Studio-Sisu-couch

The first floor of the building houses a painting studio and a shared space to accommodate large-scale projects, creative workshops and even movie nights.

Maike-Design-Studio-Studio-Sisu-swing

Um, yeah and it has a swing. So… there’s that…

Maike-Design-Studio-Studio-Sisu-bathroom

Maike-Design-Studio-Studio-Sisu-workspace

Maike-Design-Studio-Studio-Sisu-meeting

The upper level office provides workstations, a number of different meeting and shared work areas, a kitchen and a library.

Maike-Design-Studio-Studio-Sisu-kitchen

Maike-Design-Studio-Studio-Sisu-Breakout

I’m pretty sure that if I lived near Melbourne, I’d want to work here, wouldn’t you?

Photos by Sean Fennessy and Mairead Murphy.

Jaime Derringer, Founder + Executive Editor of Design Milk, is a Jersey girl living in SoCal. She dreams about funky, artistic jewelry + having enough free time to enjoy some of her favorite things—running, reading, making music, and drawing.