Celebrated across the UK for its rich cultural facets, Glasgow is a creative maiden home to many artistic folks making a living in its funky nest. From wordsmiths and social media gurus to painters and musicians, there’s an abundance of exciting and eclectic happenings in this cosmopolitan hub. So if you’re on the hunt for a humble abode in which to squeeze those artistic juices (without forking out a fortune) here are the city’s five best studios for creative wizards.


South Block, Wasps Studios

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A creative office complex slap bang in the centre of Merchant City, South Block is a 50,000 sq.ft four-floor studio bursting with 150 architects, designers and other imaginative chiefs. As well as offering a trendy pad in which to work, it also hosts a year-round programme of arts and design exhibitions.


The Whisky Bond

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Welcoming creatives from all backgrounds, The Whisky Bond provides a collaborative space made up of offices, studios and event spaces to suit all practices and trades. Rents include a fantastic value for money, offering superfast Wi-Fi, 24-hour access, parking, showers and chill out spaces.


Glasgow Sculpture Studios 

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Established in 1988, Glasgow Sculpture Studios has been catering to Glasgow’s artists and sculptures for donkeys, nurturing artistic production and offering support for contemporary visual arts. With ceramics studios and project spaces as well as metal, wood plaster and resin workshops, this eccentric establishment invites revolutionaries in Glasgow’s artistic scenes.


Glasgow Collective

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 Based in the Barrowlands, Glasgow Collective is a perfect base for creative businesses, events and networking, with three gorgeous studios and design pods for meetings. They’re also happy to share their expertise in all entrepreneurial realms, helping with start-ups, product launch and business development.


RookieOven, Fairfield Shipyard

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A tech startup community, RookieOven is passionate about IT and tech developments in Scotland, steering innovative projects and offering advice and support for new businesses. Having previously been shipyard drawing offices, their co-working spaces have been revamped in a sleek and modern style.