Material Source Studio Scotland offers the country’s built environment professionals an inspirational experience unlike any other…
Following the wonderful reception to Material Source Studio in Manchester, Glasgow, Scotland, is home to our second site.
On visiting the Studio - located at 180 West George Street - you'll be met with:
-Ever-changing product and material installations from 25+ industry-leading commercial interiors brands
-A roster of seminar events on topics ranging from neurodiversity through to sustainability
-Partner events from lunch & learns to CPDs
-Gallery exhibits on themes such as biomaterials and carbon capturing surface design
We've created the space, now make it your own.
Offering an unparalleled event experience, our Theatre has capacity for 80 seated, or 100 standing, an 165” LED screen and optimum audio solution, culminating in a spectacular all-round system, perfect for every event format, from presentations to film screenings.
Dimmable lighting and air conditioning contribute to the ambience of the space, which is further supported by understated yet comfortable seating and a bespoke carpet. A high ceiling and large windows allow for natural light to pour in, if wanted, and thanks to the addition of smart blinds, be obscured when required. The Theatre is also benefitted by containing its own kitchen.
Whether hosting a talk, panel discussion, product presentation, or even movie premiere, you'll have access to the very best technology, and stunning surroundings, to make it a success.
Our workshop was created with the needs of built environment professionals in mind. A bespoke horseshoe table and high stools allow for presentations to be delivered in a relaxed, comfortable setting.
Located towards the back of the Studio, this functional, self-contained space features its own kitchen, as well as tech and sound-system to make for a seamless experience in a beautiful setting.
The technology includes a 65” display, with a 4K resolution, and a Teams system with wireless microphones and a soundbar, all controlled from an 8” touch panel, to ensure that content sharing can be done simply.
Situated next to our kitchen, the Hub has been designed with the future of work in mind. A selection of seating options and a plush break out area allow for flexibility in however and wherever you prefer to work.
Open to all architecture, design and property professionals that visit us, informal meetings, moodboard mock ups and everything in between is welcome at the Hub.
Help yourself to a warm or cold drink, and spend the day immersed in inspirational surroundings.
We offer 2 large board-room-style meeting spaces within our Glasgow Studio, which can also combine into one large room thanks to a central folding door system. Both are kitted out with 65” displays, simple screen casting, and video conferencing facilities. Plus, magnetic whiteboards and pads. So, regardless of your usage requirements, we have the tools to support.
Each space features calming blue and green tones on the walls, floors, and furniture, working as single or dual schemes.
Both rooms also include comfort controls that allow flexibility in lighting and temperature.
Monday to Thursday: 10am - 6pm | Friday: 10am - 5pm | Closed weekends and bank holidays
Material Source Studio, 180 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 2NR
Yes, visiting the Studio is free. And that's for seeking inspiration, plus working from the Hub. The hiring of event spaces and the larger meeting rooms would need to be organised through our team and will carry a small fee. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
We ask all visitors to sign in on arrival. The sign up process takes 5-minutes the first time, and then it’s just a QR code scan when you arrive from then on.
Yes, you can sign up in advance of your visit for Glasgow here.
Glasgow Central Station is a 9-minute walk away from the Studio.
There are carparks located at Mitchell Street, Waterloo Street, and Cadogan Square - details here.
Our Studio is fully accessible to all.
Yes, we just ask that you please scan the coinciding QR code so we can keep track of our stock and replenish for the next visitor.
Material Source Studio opened in Manchester in November 2021. And in Glasgow in October 2023. Read more about our journey here.
Our 7,000sqft Studio, situated on West George Street, is set on a single level and features a wealth of inspirational exhibits and interactive displays from 25+ leading brands operating in the commercial interiors and built environment sectors. It also includes a bookable 80-seat theatre, and 3 meeting spaces. As well as space for architecture and design professionals to work.
Yes, please get in touch to discuss with our team on email@example.com.
Yes, all our meeting rooms include video conferencing facilities. Please speak to our Studio team in advance to discuss your requirements.
Material Source Studio was created with the needs of the architecture and design community in mind. It is a hub of inspirational exhibits from maker and manufacturing partners, as well as being a place to meet and work. If you specify or influence product selection, this is for you.
We're committed to supporting the next generation of architecture and design professionals, and as such offer group tours between 9am and 10am from the relevant faculties to the built environment. We are happy for individual visits by students to look around. However, this must be no more than 3 at a time. We are also happy to work on individual projects, booked well in advance on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us to discuss.
Yes, of course, Material Source Studio was created to make product inspiration and specification as straight-forward as possible. If you'd like to present, our bookable meeting rooms can be secured for a small fee.
The partners are the ones that have committed investment into the Studio, our role is to support them, so we kindly ask that none partners are not asked to come into the Studio to present.
Yes, we offer a range of spaces to work - from open desks to semi-private booths and comfortable corners fitted with sofas and a standing desk.
If it is your first time visiting, and you would like to organise a tour with our team for a group of colleagues, please get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have a Material Source Studio account, please make sure you’re opted in to receive updates from ourselves and our partners about upcoming events. This way, you will receive all invites before anyone else.
You can find a full list of our MSS Presents seminar events here. And all our partner’s upcoming events are added to our What's On section above.
Our Gallery space features quarterly changing exhibitions that address key topics in our sector. Currently, we are exhibiting This Is No Longer Speculative – a showcase of the world’s most innovative biomaterial designers – and Soorin Shin of Wobbly Digital is our Maker In Residence.