Welcome to Ildsjel

A New Kind of Creative Collective

A space and community designed for collaboration and innovation in the Toronto arts and culture industries

ildsjel is a new creative space for small businesses in the arts and culture industry. We promote growth through collaboration via access to resources provided by the community for the community, as well as physical resources provided by ildsjel. Our space hosts innovative collaboration between members through our shared workspace, makerspace, event space, and popup retail space.

Here’s What People are Saying About Us


Merry Moose Market


Swave Studios Inc.

What We’ve Got




Event Space


Recording Studio

Meeting Space


Explore Your Passion

Become A Member



  • event + community passport
  • free access to all ildsjel events
  • 20% discount on all ildsjel resources
  • hours: event + booking based



  • part time/full time open air workstations
  • +discounted ildsjel services
  • +vendor/exhibitor pass during ildsjel events
  • +event partnership available
  • part time : 20hrs/week
  • full time : 40hrs/week
  • 7am-6pm weekdays
  • 10am-5pm weekends



  • open air dedicated workstations
  • +personalized workstation
  • +lockable drawers
  • +team cluster available
  • unlimited hours
  • 24/7 access



Explore Your Passion

Become A Member

Connector Collaborator Provider


event + community


open air workstations

part time or full time

open air dedicated workstations


free access to all ildsjel events

20% discount on all ildsjel resources

+discounted services

+vendor/exhibitor pass during ildsjel events

+event partnership

+personalized workstation

+lockable drawers

+team cluster available


event+booking based

part time : 20hrs/week

full time : 40hrs/week



event+booking based

7am-6pm weekdays

10am-5pm weekends


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Interested in a one week trial? Stop by to hang out with us anytime, or email us at info@ildsjel.ca

News & Updates

We Got A Lease!

Ildsjel is transforming from idea to reality as we sign our lease and begin construction in our new ...
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We're Building Stuff!

We’re tearing down walls and making things look cool in the Port Lands, with all you members-to-be...
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Gladstone x ildsjel = True

We’re returning to one of our favourite neighborhoods (and venues) for a cocktail-themed extravaga... Read more


We have a website! We're happy to show off our new colours, our fancy animation, our (very messy) space, and...
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Neighbourhood Open House

Though not quite ready for our official open, we took the break between construction and painting to welcome the community to swing by and see our space.
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Another Bi-Weekly Bulletin

Our latest Bi-Weekly Newsletter is online, and features Tonality Records and it's creative founder Julian Seth-Wong...
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Canadian Musical Women Showcase

On April 20th, Women in Music Canada broke in our new stage with an evening of killer performances...
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The Makerspace is Open!

After months of planning and set up, the OmiTech Solutions Makerspace is now fully operational!
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Grout + Tile = Mosaic

An old friend stopped by last week and offered to transform our old boring café pillar into an artwork, so of course we took her up on it!
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BlogTO Thinks We're Cool

blogTO just published an article on us and what it's like to run a creative space in the Port Lands...
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Blessed by Gibson!

All smiles after the guys at Toronto Gibson Lounge & Gibson Guitars hooked us up with everything a live venue could dream of (and then some)!
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Getting Festival Fever (the good kind)

The summer festival season is nearly upon us, and there's always a lot to remember when preparing. In all that craziness, however, you can't forget to look fresh.
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Explore. Experience. Inspire with Digital Prism

In collaboration with Blackout Media, we held one of our biggest parties to date.
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The Commoners Drop a New Video

Our boys the Commoners have dropped a new video! Read more

Come On By and Introduce Yourself!

We are taking the Show N Tell to the next level.
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Your Introduction to the Future

Are you as interested in 3D printing as we are? If so, you're in luck!
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Please Welcome: Gopher It Productions!

We're stoked to announce some new members in our community, Thomas Scott and Angela Cavallin of the Toronto-based film company Gopher It Productions!
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Calling All Vendors!

Looking for an opportunity to set up a table and sell your craft? We have room for you!
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Guests from Calgary!

Huge shout out to the Ashley Hundred for stopping by and gracing our stage Friday night.
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Wanna Play a Game?

Love a good board game? Do you want to be a part of the development of a game and take an advanced copy for a spin? Join us on Thursday, September 21st in trying out Design Engine, the new game from Ultimaker!
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Creativity Gym Round 2!

Creativity Gym returns with another free evening at ildsjel!
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Follow the Moose

All of us at ildsjel collective are hosting our first winter market on December 17th, and we're looking for vendors!
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Love the Love, Mom Market

The wonderful people with Love, Mom will be hosting a design market in our event space highlighting creative and conscious products for your home and family.
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Looking Sharp

After dawning some Breaking Bad-looking suits, we rolled up our sleeves (down?) and painted our storage container!
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On the Road to Memphis

Toronto Blues Society International Blues Challenge winners Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar are preparing for their epic journey to Memphis and they're stopping into our studio along the way!
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TO DO at ildsjel

We will be featuring the work of artist Teddy Kang as part of the Toronto Design Offsite Festival between January 15th and 21st!
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Makers Wanted!

Are you a maker interested in promoting and selling your creations? We've got just the opportunity for you!
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