ABOUT US

Printspace® fills your home with colourful, meaningful artwork.
Celebrate your family, your travels, your experiences, your place with art that comes from our space of happiness. Joyful colours, lovely memories, art that had to be made and art for a happy home.

About the Artists

Mara Girling and Nicholas Girling both studied Graphic Design at Swinburne and Monash Universities in Melbourne Australia. They share an interest for creating artworks which hold a high artistic merit, are memorable and positive. Printspace® is also supported by a small team of wonderful and talented people including Ebony in Melbourne, plus our extended family of supporters and followers.

Our community

Printspace® has attended hundreds of premium artisans and makers markets all over Australia including; Bower Bird in Adelaide, The Big Design market in Melbourne and Sydney, Markit at Federation Square, Finders Keepers at The Royal Exhibition Building and more. 

For a number of years the lovely Ebony Parker has worked alongside the artists. Ebony is also a qualified graphic designer who has been an integral part of Printpace® success. Ebony also typesets your birth prints, assists the artists and answers many of your emails.

In 2017 Printspace® created a dedicated exclusive and successful range of premium framed home art prints for sale featured in Myer in 25 stores Nation Wide around Australia.

How did Printspace® start?

A shared enthusiasm for creating art sparked the beginning of Printspace®. Both Mara and Nicholas knew having a studio and creating was a big part of their future. Mara took time off work to have their 2 beautiful boys and during that time Printspace® began. After a few false starts with the artistic materials and methods, some scratching of the head, grinding of the teeth and occasional frowning, they decided to stick at it and press onward and upward. Printspace® has grown since 2008 from the support of the people around Nicholas and Mara and for some time it has had an energy of it's own.

Printspace® began from purely an investment of time and enthusiasm from the artists. Attending hundreds of markets and developing original ideas for art prints. Printspace® is for people who prefer the very best in artistic merit, in material quality and in originality of thought. We do not cut corners and we do not select the cheapest materials. You are dealing with the artists directly and our integrity is connected to every piece of precious art which leaves our studio. When you call, it is a creative who answers the telephone.

Both have collected bits and pieces over the years and created scrap books which reflected their personal artistic interests and colours. The other guiding light is their attraction to modernist architecture, commercial art and illustration in the late 50's and early 60's.

About the Art

Decisions on materials and presentations are always based around rarity, longevity and the finest elements available. Quality is extremely important when it comes to Printspace®. Where possible we seek out earth friendly papers, materials and vegetable based inks.

Printspace artworks have been displayed on The Design Files, The Block, Marie Claire Magazine, Inside Out Magazine, Real Living Magazine.

Printspace® is an Australian Registered TradeMark owned by MR and N Girling. Est. 2008

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