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Drake Devonshire Inn: Latest from the Construction Team

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 1 month ago

Enjoy a peek of our soonish-to-be-open Drake Devonshire Inn. We can't wait to host you on our lakeside patio for eats and drinks.

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Music

Music Monday: The Child of Lov - Fly

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 1 month ago

We can't stop listening to the new The Child Of Lov track, Fly. It obviously doesn't hurt that the video is filled with tons of cheeky scenes. Enjoy!


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Art

Content Aware Typography

Posted by Bryan Da Silva, 1 year, 1 month ago

Adobe Photoshop has this (arguably useless) tool called "content aware fill." Sparing you the boring technical details, it allows you to delete part of an image and fill it in with what the program thinks should be there, based on the rest of the image. In demos it works flawlessly, and the resulting patch-up is pretty convincing. My experience with it has been different, with floating heads and broken buildings making a monstrosity of whatever I'm working on. It just won't do what I want it to.

Now somebody's put this glitchy process to good use. When fed famous typography, the program goes a little crazy and makes some pretty amazing abstract patterns. Some of them even look intentional. Check out the tumblr, Content Aware Typography, and see if you can identify the sources underneath the mess!

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Art

Drake One Fifty Opening Soon + There Goes The Neighbourhood

Posted by Mia Nielsen, 1 year, 1 month ago

Food follows art. Our site-specific installation by Jesse Harris may be down, but that only means we're one step closer to unveiling our newest Drake outpost! Find out more about our special commissioned work while you wet your appetite for Drake One Fifty. Most restaurants under construction would put a simple "Opening Soon" sign in the window, but here at the Drake, we were inspired to use the construction hoarding at 150 York Street as a canvas for Toronto artist, Jesse Harris.

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Music

Music Monday: Tei Shi - M&Ms

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 2 months ago

Enjoy the new single from Brooklyn's, Tei Shi.


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Drake Devonshire Inn: Summer Construction Update

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 2 months ago

Things are heating up in Prince Edward County and we're not just talking about the lake! Ok, terrible jokes aside, we're really excited to share some new construction updates of Drake Devonshire Inn. Enjoy.

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