Studio Rental

Is your organization looking for meeting room and event space? The OCAD U CO Studio is designed specifically for collaborative innovation work.

OCAD U CO STUDIO

In 2018, we opened Canada’s best facility for design training and facilitation. Situated on Toronto’s waterfront, this 14,000 square foot space is home to four large innovation studios, a commons space for large events and conference, a suite of formal and informal meeting spaces, and our in-house incubator for design-led startups and entrepreneurs.

Get inspired in our innovation studio on Toronto’s waterfront

  • For groups of 2 to 200
  • Studio style environment
  • Collide with startups, executives, and researchers
  • 5 minutes from Union Station
  • Really, really good coffee

OUR FACILITY

Innovation Studios

  • Executive training
  • Program delivery
  • Reconfigurable / flexible space
  • Breakout & seminar space
  • Open space for event hosting
  • AV rich environment
  • Spaces can merge & separate to match program needs

Innovation Studio 1

27’ x 40’ = 1080 sq ft

Features

  • Boardroom, theatre, or studio style setup
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows with tons of natural light
  • Floor-to-ceiling whiteboards
  • Full AV capabilities
  • Modular, foldable walls to open and close as needed
  • Occupancy: up to 32

Audio Visual Capabilities

Innovation Studio 2

27’ x 27’ = 729 sq ft

Features

  • Boardroom, theatre, or studio style setup
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows with tons of natural light
  • Lake view
  • Floor-to-ceiling whiteboards
  • Full AV capabilities
  • Foldable walls to join with other rooms for more space
  • Occupancy: up to 25

Audio Visual Capabilities

Innovation Studio 3

29’ x 23’ = 667 sq ft

Features

  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Lake view
  • Movable wall with whiteboard surface
  • Access to break out space with seating for 5 and 10ft whiteboard wall
  • Occupancy: up to 22

Audio Visual Capabilities

BOARDROOm

190 sq ft

Features

  • Private Room with a solid boardroom table
  • Built in floor-to-ceiling whiteboard walls
  • Large floor-to-ceiling interior window
  • TV Monitor for AV needs with HDMI and Barco enabled
  • Conference phone capability
  • Occupancy: Up to 10

Audio Visual Capabilities

COMMONS

30’ x 60’ = 1800 sq ft

Features

  • Large open space connected to reception
  • Bar and Coffee Station
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Lounge seating for up to 12 people
  • 25ft of whiteboard wall
  • Access to a 6 person break out space
  • 4 person meeting room with conference calling capabilities
  • up to 100 person capacity

Audio Visual Capabilities

We thank the Government of Canada for their generous support in making our studio space possible.

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I’m the Managing Director of OCAD U CO.

For over a decade, I’ve been helping large organizations develop radical customer-centricity through design-led innovation. I’ve gone end-to-end on breakthrough innovation projects: from identifying new and emerging opportunities, to standing up MVP launches with tens of thousands of users.

My work has involved leading strategy, capability-building, and breakthrough concept development efforts for firms like BMO, Great-West Life, Barrick, City of Toronto, RBC, TD, Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), and others.

Prior to leading OCAD U CO, I led large-scale design-led innovation programs for some of Canada’s largest organizations at Doblin, the human-centred innovation consultancy at Deloitte.

I’m a proud OCAD U alum, with a Master of Design in Strategic Foresight and Innovation.

CO.NNECTOR