Mid Century Boho Artist Loft Studio

700 SqFt


137 Reviews

About

*NOTICE* Prices have been adjusted to INCLUDE TAX, so a rise of 13% (from $75/hr to $85/hr, $500/day to $565 day, and $50 to $57 service fee).

--!!--COVID-19 We are taking things seriously when it comes to sanitary precautions in the space. The studio is NOT a living space, and is cleaned and disinfected before and after every client. We consider our space a low risk space for business so we ARE staying open for business during this time. Also being a small business, closing our doors would be a tremendous hit so we appreciate your bookings despite it being a difficult time. Please refer to TOS cancellation policies if you have questions about that.

*ALL Saturday's and Sundays require min 2hr booking minimums.
*ALL Saturday's May onward are a min 8hr booking

A fully furnished mid century artist loft boutique studio featuring natural light from south facing factory windows. The lush space includes 14ft ceilings, brick walls, wainscotting, an open loft kitchen with fridge and stove, full bathroom, dining room, and bright living room decorated with unique mid century furniture, antique Persian rugs, mini library, and lots of harmonious neutral tones and textures from velvet, to marble, original art, books, white brick walls and exposed pipes, pottery, fur detail, tall curtains, wood, vintage pieces and gold accents. Nespresso machine/pods are also included.

*Full Day rate is for 8hrs. 8+ hours are subject to a higher rate.
*Weekend availability may be given priority to full day bookings or min 2hr bookings depending on capacity.
*Living Room furniture plan.
Dec - March features Forest Green Curve Couch
March - June will feature Beige Curve Couch
*Rugs and accent chairs are also subject to change at these times. I don't have pictures in advance, but you can trust it will fit my mid century/boho aesthetic. Follow IG sol.atelier.toronto for sneak peeks and video tours.

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STUDIO is best suited for...
~Photography/Videography - Environmental, lifestyle and editorial photography and content curation
~Workshops
~Client meetings
~Small private business events, no personal parties (Max 30 people), full day bookings only, 9-5. I will be selective about what kinds of events are allowed, please inquire.

Furniture aside, you can utilize the white walls as a backdrop for a more simple set up. Furniture is destined to change position based on time of month as the space is transformative. Please inquire if you have any furniture layout requests, otherwise, you can expect a living room and dining room with the furniture featured, just perhaps in a different set up than featured.

*WARNING* I mean, consider this your warning, the space runs HOT. It's a century old factory building, it's heated by radiator which is controlled by landlord and on blast ALL day during cool months, also the unit faces the sun with no circulation in the summer, so it gets hot and I do my best but it's part of the buildings charm and out of my control so please, be warned and wear appropriate clothing and take my precautions below. You don't need to complain to me about it, I'm fully aware and have tried everything that I can afford ;).

*Winter Months* It's hot.
Unit is heated by radiator pipes and they are HOT!!! Please be careful and don't touch, lean things against, the pipes! If things get too hot, you can use the fans or open window, unfortunately there's no thermostat.

*Summer Months* It's hotter.
Because it is an old building and it faces south, it gets very hot from about noon - 3pm. The window opens, there is a small working window AC, and a dyson cool fan, but it's still quite hot despite. Just something to be aware of. Other times of the day it is still warm, but less so as sun is not directly shining in and there's less green house effect.

Photography ACCESSORIES include:
Clothing rack
Steamer
Backdrop Stand
Fabric backdrops (black, white, beige)
Paper rolls (Fawn + Dove Grey)

LIGHTING:
Does not include any lighting gear. Lighting is best from shortly after sunrise to a couple hours before sunset. In winter months I only shoot before 3pm for natural light. South facing windows will get direct light at floor level during the day. You can expect rainy days to be dim lighting in the unit as the only light for the studio is via the one window, so if it's dim outside, it's dim inside, please plan accordingly if you require your own lighting to accommodate for the weather condition.

My personal fav lens for this space (as a natural light photographer) is a 35mm 1.4, and a 25-70mm. 50mm would work strictly for portrait. Space is 13ft wide and 45 ft deep.

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Building Rules:
*NO PARKING in the parking lot. You will get towed, it's for residents only. Parking is available on the street (paid parking) only.
*Absolutely NO PHOTOGRAPHY, NOISE, LOITERING, STORING THINGS, PUTTING UP SIGNS in the hallways. The rental of space is for this studio only. Do not disrupt the residential neighbours who live/work there during all hours, they get VERY irritated.

Studio Rules:
*NO PETS
*NO GLITTER
*NO Alcohol-unless asked for with permission
*NO outdoor footwear is to be worn past the entrance for hygiene of the studio and to protect the floor and the antique rugs. Treat it like your home please.
*DO NOT DRAG FURNITURE. Pushing/dragging furniture across the floor ruins the floor AND the furniture. Grab a friend and lift the furniture if you want to move it, or else don't move it please. Don't ever store things outside unit.
*Enjoy the SONOS system, but don't abuse it - keep noise to a fair level to respect the neighbours.
*Your booking begins the time you book for, no earlier, and ends the time it's booked, no later. If you require extra time to move things, load/unload, then please book appropriately. You will be charged extra for every 10 min after your booking.
*Cleaning and maintenance fee is for regular cleaning and maintenance, NOT for cleaning up messes. Please respect the space and put garbage in the garbage can, and put furniture back where you found it before you leave and wash any dishes you've used. Strict no glitter policy. If you leave a mess, or if props or furniture are left NOT where you found them/disheveled- you will be charged an automatic additional fee of $50 for cleaning and or reorganization.
*Return all furniture and props back to where you found them before leaving.
*Damage policy is if you break, stain, rip, any form of damage to property, you will be charged for repair or full replacement of the damage as inspected by the owner.
*Bathtub/shower is strictly off limits and inaccessible for use in any way as it's my personal storage. If you touch or remove things a $100 damage deposit will be charged.
*The whole studio is monitored by video camera as a security measure and will be used to confirm any damage/theft/leaving studio late.


Available Hours


Prices

Hourly: $85/hour
Daily: $565/day
Weekly: not available
Monthly: not available
Security Deposit: $500
Cleaning Fee: $57
Minimum Booking: 1 hour
Maximum Booking: 2 weeks

pricing guarantee
Cancellation protection up to 48-hours + $2,000,000 Host Insurance

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Amenities

WiFi
Shelves
Ground Floor
Natural Light
Security System
Lighting
Electricity
Tables
Bathroom
Kitchen
Catering Allowed
Speakers
Heating
Chairs
Fitting Room
Parking
Storage
Wheelchair Accessible
Alcohol Permitted
Commercial Kitchen
Basic Kitchen
Fitness Friendly
Outdoor Space
Projector
Elevator
Air Conditioning

Rules

Catering allowed

Alcohol permitted

Alcohol is permitted on a case by case basis. Please inquire.

*NO PETS (hypoallergenic + non shedding is ok but please ask for permission first). If this rule is broken, an extra cleaning fee may be automatically withdrawn.
*NO GLITTER (you will be charged a $50 cleaning fee on top if glitter is brought into the property)
*NO PHOTOGRAPHY, LOITERING in the hallways. The rental of space is for this studio only. Do not store your things (gear/clothing racks), NOR put up signs on walls for directions. The halls are monitored by the landlord daily. Do not disrupt our neighbours or use the building in any other way than the studio. They get very disgruntled, please treat the building as a home, not a commercial space, people live here.
*NO PARKING in the parking lot. You will get towed, it's for residents only. Parking is available on the street (paid parking).
*NO OUTDOOR FOOTWEAR is to be worn past the entrance for hygiene of the studio and to protect the floor and the antique rugs. Treat it like your home please.
*DO NOT DRAG FURNITURE. Pushing/dragging furniture across the floor ruins the floor AND the furniture. Grab a friend and lift the furniture if you want to move it, or else don't move it please.
*Enjoy the SONOS system, but don't abuse it - keep noise to a fair level to respect the neighbours.
*We do not permit the studio to be used for any pornographic content.
*Your booking begins the time you book for, no earlier, and ends the time it's booked, no later. If you require extra time to move things, load/unload, then please book appropriately. You WILL be charged extra for every 10 min after your booking end.
*Cleaning and maintenance fee is for regular cleaning and maintenance, NOT for cleaning up messes. Please respect the space and put garbage in the garbage can, and put furniture back where you found it before you leave. Strict no glitter policy. If you leave a mess, you will be charged a minimum of $50 for the inconvenience.
*Damage policy is if you break, stain, rip, any form of damage to property, you will be charged for the damage as inspected by the owner.
*Bathtub/shower is strictly off limits and inaccessible for use in any way as it's my personal storage. If you touch or remove things a $100 damage deposit will be charged.
*Upstairs storage and entrance storage cabinet are locked and strictly off limits.
*Studio is monitored by video camera as a security measure and will be used to confirm any damage/theft/leaving studio late.


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5.0

Elly

September 2019

Ashley's Artist Loft Studio is really fantastic, clean, well maintained, full of artistic appeal. It has great natural light, perfect furniture. We like the high ceiling and the structure of the space. Ashley is very thoughtful. Before we get into her space, she has detailed instructions for us. It was a great pleasure to work with Ashley.

Alana

September 2019

LOVT East is a beautiful space - photos don’t do it any justice. It’s the perfect space for natural light photography. I can’t wait to rent it again!

Esther

September 2019

Loved this studio - we got such great shots :)

Kathy

September 2019

Beautiful space, helpful and friendly host, overall fabulous experience! Thank you!

Marjorie

September 2019

Exactly as described, amazing space with wonderful light. Ashley was very responsive and helpful.

Esther

September 2019

Absolutely beautiful space with so many options of areas to shoot! Thanks for sharing the space :)

Dean

August 2019

The lighting and the quality of the space is fantastic! Everything was as promised. Nice furniture and lots of good props. We highly recommend the space!

Terence

August 2019

This space is a perfect spot for photography. It has the nicest color scheme, diverse backdrops, and is already staged beautifully for photography. Ashley was quick to answer any questions and was super accommodating. This space is a gem and I will definitely be coming back.

Ashley's Response:

Thank you for the lovely review Terence, hope to have you back in the future for sure!

Rebecca

August 2019

What a fantastic space - thank you so much! Our workshop attendees loved it and we'll definitely be back.

Ula

August 2019

Beautiful space, so many opportunities for different vignettes. Ashley was easy to communicate with and the loft had everything we needed. FYI, as stated in the description, it does get hot. We were a team of 9 and brought 3 extra fans and were still melting so keep that in mind if it's a warm day or you have more people.


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