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Bridal Editorial Photoshoot

Cotton Candy Styled Bridal Shoot

Cotton Candy Styled Bridal Shoot We thought a cotton candy wedding was something of our biggest fantasies but it turns out that it all came true in our Conservatory studio! This Cotton Candy styled bridal shoot, created from the imaginative mind of Beth Jacobs of Beth Jacobs Weddings & Events, was just about the sweetest…

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Toronto Event Space

Hustler’s Brunch at Preto Loft

Hustler’s Brunch at Preto Loft When the top female event professionals in the city gather in one space, you can bet that the air will be buzzing with mega #girlboss energy. This year, Preto Loft was honoured to host The Hustler’s Brunch, an event founded by Diana Pires, as our first event ever held in…

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Engagement Photos

Rustic Styled Bridal Shoot

Rustic Styled Bridal Shoot This Rustic styled bridal shoot is making us long for autumns spent in the countryside holding a mug full of warm cider and a slice of apple pie. With carefully constructed florals of a warm colour palette framing the burnt orange velvet couch and the additional touch of glass lanterns, we…

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Mint Room Challenge IV at Preto Loft

Mint Room Challenge IV at Preto Loft Photo by: Maya Sherwood (@mayasherwoodphotography ) On December 17th, 2019, five photographers entered another one of our Mint Room Challenges. With no indication of what they’d be shooting, the individuals walked in, camera in hand, all equally as eager and curious as to what the afternoon had in…

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Bridal Shoot

Lavish Dulhan Editorial Styled Bridal Shoot

Lavish Dulhan Editorial Styled Bridal Shoot What’s black, gold and has romance written all over it? We were shocked to see our Lounge studio turn into a wedding venue for the Lavish Dulhan Editorial Styled Bridal Shoot, a photoshoot that made our Moroccan-themed studio room go from absolute vacation goals (wearing white linen and all),…

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Christmas Family Portrait

Holiday Setup at Mint Room – Ballroom Studio

Holiday Setups at Mint Room Pass us a giant mug of hot chocolate with oversized marshmallows, our reindeer slippers, the coziest knitwear you can find, and meet us under the tree. It’s a Winter Wonderland here at Mint Room and we cannot put into words how happy it makes us seeing all the fairy-lit, glitter-filled…

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Estée Lauder Product Launch at Mint Room

Estée Lauder at Mint Room The night is yours and it’s illuminating brightly for you, babe. Excuse us as we rewind to reminisce Estée Lauder’s epic #TheNightIsYours event hosted in our space that kicked off the 2019 Fall season. The interactive theme surrounding the idea of the beauty of night time was nothing short of…

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Skeleton Halloween Makeup

Halloween at Mint Room

Halloween at Mint Room Halloween is the one night of year where it’s socially acceptable to go out in full skeleton makeup, fake blood and a large cloak while carrying an unnecessarily oversized pillow case full of candy. All at the same time. And the best part? No one can say anything about it. We…

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Wedding Tablescape

La Vie En Rose Wedding Styled Shoot

La Vie En Rose Wedding Styled Shoot Hello pink! Talk about a dream wedding. La Vie En Rose, a styled wedding shoot held in our Ballroom studio, is romance at its finest (and boldest). This breathtakingly pink set up includes hanging roses in various shades of, wait for it, pink, intricate painted donuts that look…

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Fall Outfit Photo Shoot

Topshop Canada’s Fall Collection

Topshop Canada’s Fall Collection Fall season is upon us, everyone. And if this weather isn’t convincing you of such, then hopefully Topshop’s Fall collection will. Shot in our moodier, thematic studio rooms, the Lounge and Nest, these selection of looks are fit for those chilly Canadian days where we yearn to be warm yet stylish;…

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Makeup Preview in Toronto Event Space

Charlotte Tilbury Makeup Preview at Mint Room

Charlotte Tilbury Makeup Preview at Mint Room Back in August, Charlotte Tilbury held their #FlawlessIsAFeeling makeup preview in our studios. Toronto press, media and influencers were warmly welcomed to our Tilbury-transformed space, featuring multiple vanity stations with marquee lighting, a grand charcuterie board fit to satisfy every tastebud, and makeup stations with a full line-up…

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Bridal Portrait

Pink and Gold Minimalist Styled Shoot

A Pastel Pink and Gold Minimalist Dreamscape Rainbow Chan Weddings and Events, a Toronto-based wedding and event planning company, came into our studios and proved to us that when it comes to how dreamy a wedding editorial shoot can get, there is no limit in sight! With the help of some amazing vendors, our White…

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Child's Themed Birthday Party

Romeo’s First Birthday By Lux Events Co.

Romeo’s First Birthday By Lux Events Co. The birthday parties to end all birthday parties. This is exactly what Romeo King Kiani’s first birthday party was. Sunny Kiani, the owner of Lux Events Co, a Toronto-based wedding and event planning company, threw the most magical, balloon and cake-filled party for her son, Romeo’s first birthday.…

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Toronto Maternity Shoot

Photographer Spotlight: Ultimate Maternity Session by Petra King

Photographer Spotlight: Ultimate Maternity Session by Petra King This past March, our Ballroom studio was filled with an abundant amount of sweets and lush red roses, all with a special audience in mind! “The Ultimate Maternity Session” was a photoshoot concept created by Petra King, a baby and maternity photographer who wanted to “celebrate expecting…

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Editorial Fashion Shoot, Editorial Photoshoot, Floral Photoshoot, High Fashion

Photographer Spotlight: Renaissance by Maya Sherwood

Photographer Spotlight: Renaissance by Maya Sherwood “Renaissance” is a vivid editorial shoot that photographer Maya Sherwood conceptualized and shot in our Library studio. Shot with precision, the editorial is a positive byproduct of what happens when your team supports your vision and nose dives into a heavy-concept project. Initially, “Renaissance” was shot for the sole…

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Fashion Line Photoshoot

Cleo Summer Campaign Shoot

Cleo Summer Campaign Shoot Who said office attire had to be restricted to the dull colours of grey, white and black? We can guarantee it wasn’t Cleo. While the first sighting of the sun was coming up this year, there was a party going on in our White Loft and Conservatory. Bright yellow and blue…

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Ted Baker Spring Preview Shoot

Ted Baker London Spring Preview Shoot A day full of florals, portraits and fruit was exactly what the 2019 Spring Collection shoot at Ted Baker London’s press preview entailed, and thankfully, we got to witness it all! To kick off Ted Baker London’s Spring Collection, friends were invited to Mint Room to live out their…

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Toronto Creative Photoshoot

Photographer Spotlight: Code Red by Mark Tiu

PHOTOGRAPHER SPOTLIGHT: CODE RED BY MARK TIU “Code Red”, is a series of photos that bleeds of strength, passion and power shot by Mark Tiu and featured in Elements Magazine. When asked about the purpose of the shoot coming together, Tiu said, “Initially, I set my intention to shoot this concept for myself. I needed…

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Water Baby, Baby Swimming

Babyganics Event at Mint Room

Babyganics Event at Mint Room We can never forget the time our studio was turned into a full-on baby spa. It was a pleasure hosting Babyganics’ Canadian launch in our space with a bunch of little ones while learning more about Babyganic’s plant-derived products. To celebrate the launch, Babyganics planned a day of pampering to make…

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Event Photography Balloon Wall

Kérastase Event with Macintyre PR

KÉRASTASE’S BLOND ABSOLU LAUNCH PARTY To kick off the launch of Kérastase’s Blond Asbolu in top salons across Canada, special guests, influencers and members of the press were invited into a purple dream world to celebrate with one another, right here in Mint Room Studios. When first walking into our space, guests got a good…

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Family Portrait, Mother and Child

Trouvaille x KIP Sleepwear

Trouvaille x KIP Sleepwear In case you wanted to know what was missing from your life, we present to you… Trouvaille’s exclusive, limited-edition sleep set for families! Trouvaille, a company that focuses on creating curated collections and providing styling services for women to discover and hone their sense of style, recently collaborated with Canadian sleepwear…

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Linens, Bedroom, Bedroom Inspo

Au Lit Fine Linens

Au Lit Fine Linens It was wonderful being the setting for Au Lit Fine Linens, a family owned and operated business that originated in Montreal, specializing in pure quality cotton sheets. Our various studio spaces lent themselves to replicate those natural lit apartments that offer sweet escapes from the busy city life. With the beautiful…

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Women Entrepreneur

Satisfying Our Hunger at Hustler’s Brunch

Satisfying Our Hunger at Hustler’s Brunch We were so pleased to be the chosen space to host The Hustler’s Brunch in November, an event aimed to bring women entrepreneurs in the wedding industry together, creating a supportive space where attendees could let their guard down and share their experiences- both good and bad- as business…

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Poppy Lane Photoshoot

Poppy Lane Toronto Fashion Shoot

Taking a Stroll Down Poppy Lane Poppy Lane Toronto, a fashion company, has set out to break the mold and redefine South Asian style on their own terms. With quality at the forefront, every piece of fabric, trim and thread that goes into their collections is hand-picked. We love how Poppy Lane fashions embody minimalism at its finest. The…

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wedding design prepare

Rachel A. Clingen Wedding and Event Design

Rachel Clingen Rebranding Shoot We were so pleased to have Rachel Clingen shoot at Mint Room for her brand makeover. She prides her wedding and events company on providing her clients with stylish wedding décor and luxury flowers in the Toronto and Muskoka regions, being the top choice for brides for 25+ years. Rachel is…

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posing wedding admire

Her Studios Inc. Branding Shoot

Her Studio Inc. Branding Shoot We were delighted to be Cobie Wells’ choice of studio for her company’s recent branding shoot, generating beautiful content for her new website and social media platforms. Cobie owns Her Studios Inc, a full service salon that offers cuts, colour, make up, lashes and other hair care services. She and…

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sitting waiting wealth

Mint Room Challenge in the White Loft

Mint Room Challenge – 3rd Edition Our third Mint Room Challenge was a huge success! This time, Maya Sherwood passed the torch of leading the challenge to Drew Obtinalla, our Studio Manager. Maya had pioneered a creative community here at Mint Room and set the standards high for these challenges from the get-go, and Maya and…

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florals spring white walls

Special Spring Set Up in the White Loft

Spring Set Up In the White Loft When spring rolls around, we are feeling happier, more energetic and ready for some change! Our Spring Set Up was a total hit in the month of March, bringing in lots of wonderful clients showcasing their many unique talents. Our Mint Room team brought their plans to life…

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garden roses laying

Modern Meets Tradition by Bodmon Zaid

A Modern-Meets-Traditional Shoot Featuring Bodmon Zaid By now, Bodmon (Laiba) Zaid is no stranger to Mint Room Studios, and we are always so eager to see the amazing content she always seems to create at our studio. This time, her stellar team shot in our Lounge, known for its textured walls and floor, as well…

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ceremony bride gold pink

A Kate Moss-Inspired Bridal Editorial

A Nod to Kate Moss’ Wedding Nuptials This fabulous editorial, a nod to Kate Moss’ 2011 nuptials, was published in WedLuxe and has had us oohing and aahing for months over the sheer elegance of this supermodel-inspired wedding. We adore the nude hues, blush tones and gold accents used throughout this luxurious story; one which…

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white loft galentine

Galentine’s Day Luncheon

Galentine’s Day in our White Loft Makeup, stellar fashions, good tunes, delicious food, pink bubbly, good conversation, and exceptional company. Who could ask for anything more on Valentine’s Day? This past February, a group of women gathered to celebrate in our bright and airy White Loft room for an intimate and memorable lunch event. Elle…

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single red rose

Bodmon’s Dark Romance

Celebrating Valentine’s Day in Style Laiba Zaid, best known to her 1.4 million followers as Bodmon Zaid, is a Pakistani-born Instagram Star famous for her YouTube fitness, hair and makeup tutorials. We welcomed her and her spectacular team to Mint Room Studios this past Valentine’s Day to capture this day of love in style. The…

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bridal florals

Rococo Blossom Editorial and Cover Shoot

WedLuxe Creative Photoshoot at Mint Room Studios Our jaws dropped when we saw the latest cover of WedLuxe Magazine, shot at Mint Room Studios for the magazine’s W/S 2019 issue. The set and all its components came together in a whimsy of magic to recreate the drama of the Late Baroque period. Embracing the already-popular…

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heart installation

Valentines Day Setup – White Loft Studio

Love Is Love Is Love Is Love To celebrate the month of love and Valentine’s Day the experiential way, Mint Room Studios went for the wow factor and created a gigantic pink ombré heart installation. In-studio until February 15th, all customers that book White Loft Studio are given complimentary access to this playful, fun and…

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Creative Shoot

Smoothies In White Loft with Valeria Lipovetsky

Smoothies In White Loft Studio with Valeria Lipovetsky We love when Valeria Lipovetsky spends time at the studio so we were thrilled when she recently came by to shoot content for her soon-to-be-released Smoothie recipe book. If you’re unfamiliar, Valeria is a Toronto-based lifestyle influencer, model, holistic nutritionist and mom of three boys. With well…

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Manal Shaikh

White Loft Studio Transformed Into A Bollywood Dream

White Loft Studio – Bollywood Dream Manal Shaikh (@manal) is one of the most influential digital strategists in the beauty world and the brains behind @wakeupandmakeup, the largest beauty tutorial community with over 11.4 Million followers. Manal joined forces with Sabrina Wassel, a talented makeup artist best known for her before and after series, and…

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Your Guide to Shooting Wedding Photos at Mint Room Studios

Shooting Wedding Photos at Mint Room Studios Mint Room studios is a spacious natural light studio split into four uniquely styled rooms.  We’ve created this guide to provide important details that you should know when booking this space for your wedding photos. Our studio rooms are named: Lounge, Ballroom, Conservatory, and Library.  Each room comes with…

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Mint Room Photography Challenge #1

The first ever Mint Room Challenge took place on a sunny afternoon in May. The challenge team consisted of 5 photographers, 1 model, 1 set stylist, 1 designer, 1 makeup artist, 2 videographers and an organizer. Each participant walked in eager to start creating and curious to see what the day would bring.

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Purple Tree creative shoot at mintroom

Celebrate In Style

CELEBRATE IN STYLE After posting the Holiday creative, we figured it’s appropriate to showcase a New Years themed shoot next! Instead of a white and gold theme, New Year’s is all about the glitz and glamour, that’s why we’re ringing in the new year with black and gold! Black always makes everything look sleek and…

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Toronto Natural Light Photo Studio

Winter Styled Shoot at Mint Room

Winter Styled Shoot at Mint Room When the winter season begins, we get excited for a lot of reasons, one of them being winter! Now that we’re feeling the winter blues, we want to backtrack and share a holiday-themed wedding shoot that happened at our studio. Anya of La Chic Soiree created the concept and…

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