Sunlight Open Concept Studio
The Studio is an open concept creative space with ample natural light, soaring 13 foot ceilings, and modern floor-to-ceiling south and west-facing windows. With over 1200 square feet of space, you can create, shoot, and host with ease. The venue has a relaxed yet refined New York loft feel, with curated decor, furniture, and stylistic accents. Our polished environment affords unique design elements, including a lounge, custom archways, walls painted in chantilly lace white, and an art-deco inspired atmosphere. Our south and west-facing windows provide consistent, natural light throughout the day, creating the perfect ambiance for your next shoot or event.
Our large shooting area with 13-foot ceilings and clean white walls is the perfect backdrop for your next shoot. Hand-picked flooring reflects light cleanly and evenly. You can keep it simple or use the space as a canvas and get creative.
Outfitted with wainscotting, polished concrete floors, and modern furnishings, The Nook provides a refined backdrop to emulate an upscale living space.
Custom built archways use frosted glass backing to diffuse light, and include load-bearing sills for flexibility in posing. The sunlight shining through the hollow of the archways allows you to backlight your subject with ease. The first arch is 12 feet high and perfect for full-length poses.
The Lounge is a co-working space design to encourage community. The 15-foot custom booth-style couch, cruelty-free blue suede upholstery, and mid-century-modern cafe tables provide a calm and comfortable atmosphere to work and connect.
A rotating assortment of furniture and seating options make it easy to build your set and set the mood.
Large floor-to-ceiling south and west-facing windows allow natural light to stream in and make the room bright and airy throughout the day. These large, unobstructed windows provide ample clean light in all weather conditions. Soft white curtains can be drawn to diffuse the light, and large reflective panels can be rolled into place to manipulate the incoming light. Surfaces are neutral toned to ensure bounced light is clean in colour.
THE CHANGE ROOM
Our private wardrobe styling room is complete with multi-level hooks, a backlit full-length mirror, and a steamer to ensure your clients or models feel their best.
THE BEAUTY BAR
Hair and makeup are an art within themselves, and we’ve worked with top stylists in the city to create a setup that is ideal for artists. With bright lighting, a large mirror, four outlets, a large work surface, and adjustable stools, this station is the perfect home base for any stylist.
Public parking is located directly outside the front door, for a stress-free experience on arrival. The studio entrance is located on the first floor for easy access, with only five steps up to the door. We want you to spend your time in our space, not circling the block looking for parking, or hauling gear up multiple flights of stairs.
We’ve taken care of all the details. With a wireless sound system, high-end furnishings, trendy interior design and luxury amenities, this space is sure to impress, so you can focus on your art.
Monthly: not available
Cleaning Fee: $50
Minimum Booking: 2 hours
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Our reception staff will visit the studio room 5-10 minutes before the end of your booking to ensure that the room is left in its original condition. If there are any damages to the floor / furniture / equipment, you will be asked to reimburse the cost of the damage. If the room is left untidy, you will be charged a $500 cleaning fee.
The booking shall start and end at the exact time the Renter has booked. Set-up and clean-up time must take place during hours booked.
As much as we love our furry friends, no pets are allowed except for service animals. If you wish to bring an animal into the space, please contact us.
The individual who has booked and paid must be present at all times during the rental.
Event or session must be contained within the Studio.
Maintain adult supervision of minors at all times.
Clean up trash or other items on-premises before leaving
Feel free to use the meeting area in the Foyer, the change-rooms and washroom, but please do not enter the private offices or back storage room.
We are not responsible for loss or damages to items left in the common areas or left behind in the Studio.
Please dispose of trash in the green dumpsters at the end of the parking lot.
If you have a production of 10+ people or are interested in hosting an event in our space, please inquire directly.
The Studio agrees to provide the Studio in good working order but makes no unique guarantees as to said studios functionality or suitability to the renters needs.
Summerset Studio is not liable for acts out of its control that affect the shoot, such as power outages, construction, weather, emergencies, or Acts of God.
Renter agrees to return all equipment, Studio, and furniture in the condition it was provided and to immediately notify the Studio of any damage, failure, or change in equipment provided.
Furniture may not be taken outside.
Please do not move any pieces larger than a single chair without two people present to move it without dragging the legs. Our floor scratches easily, so please be careful!
Renter agrees to pay for any repair or replacement costs of equipment, furniture, or Studio that Renter damages within three business days. If the Renter’s employees, Renter’s contractors, Renter's clients, or any and all Renter's visitors damage any equipment or Studio, Renter agrees to pay for any repairs or replacements necessary within three business days.
The Renter agrees that the Studio holds no liability for any damage or injury caused by the use of rental items to Renter or any third party. The Renter assumes all risk of personal property damage or personal injury. If an accident involving the Studio's rental items has occurred while it is in the Renter's possession, Renter shall make the Studio aware by a written statement of details of the occurrence of the event, including a police report and names and addresses of witnesses, if applicable.
The Renter agrees not to hang or attach anything from the pipes in the open ceiling.
The Studio will not be held liable for any injuries or accidents to the Renter, Renter’s employees, Renter’s contractors, Renter's clients, or any and all Renter's visitors that occur within or outside the Studio premises.
Renter will be liable for any physical damages, legal actions, and/or loss of reputation or business opportunities that Owner may incur as a consequence of the actions of Renter or any of Renter’s guests while Renter is in control of the Studio, and shall indemnify and hold harmless the Owner against any and all legal actions which may arise from Renter’s use of the venue.
Renter agrees that at Summer set Studio, they shall NOT be allowed to detonate or use smoke bombs / smoke grenades / nor any coloured and/or pigmented fog / haze / or airborne materials, and there is a CAD$10,000 fine against this.
Do NOT use our towels to wipe off any glitter, body paints, oils, shimmers, etc.
No smoking of ANY substances inside the Studio, nor any drugs shall be permitted. Failure to respect this rule will be a $500 cleaning fee, plus immediate escorting off the premises by police. Renter may bring in alcohol, under the condition that it shall not be exchanged for monetary value inside the unit, nor given to minors, and when required, Renter shall secure a permit for the alcohol.
The Renter takes responsibility for and is liable for themself and their guests while on the premises. Summerset Studio will not be responsible for any bodily injury, emotional abuse or property damage.
The Renter Understands staff must be treated with respect and no aggressive/harassing behavior will be tolerated.
The Renter Agrees that If any protocols/terms/conditions etc. are broken, Summerset does not have to refund any monies paid for past or future bookings
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