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Studio Visit: Innit Designs

Posted by Drake, 1 week, 6 days ago

Pull up a chair because we went to Innit Designs studio in Toronto to chat with founder and principal designer, Paul Yacht, on how the chair of the moment got it's start before making its way to the picturesque setting of the Drake Devonshire!

Innit Yacht
Art

The Heart of Heart On: A chat w/ Elisia Mirabelli

Posted by Stacie Ant, 2 weeks ago

Meet Elisia Mirabelli, the founder of Heart On - a screening series that celebrates the works of female filmmakers and artists. We are super excited to have a Heart On party, EARTH ANGEL, in the Drake Underground on May 22nd. Join us for an evening of film and art fashioned by a posse of heavenly babes whose work is nothing short of magic.

heart on
Food + Drink

The Grape Doesn't Fall Far: The Mother + Daughter Duo Behind Grange Winery

Posted by Drake, 2 weeks, 3 days ago

The Grange of Prince Edward Vineyards & Estates Winery is known for their impeccable terroir driven wines. With over 60 acres of vineyards, on a family farm with a rich history that dates back 200 years, owners and operators Caroline Granger and Maggie Belcastro are a mother-daughter duo who work together to pass on the wisdom of wine!

Grange mom and daughter
Drake Commissary

Drake Commissary: Old School Values in an Old School Building

Posted by Nicole Wetmore, 2 weeks, 4 days ago

Built heritage and its preservation are a huge passion of mine, so the announcement of the Drake Commissary’s location in a historic building on Sterling Road excited me. I decided that I wanted to learn more about the building and more specifically its ties to food production in Toronto (who doesn’t love pickles?) so I headed over to the City of Toronto Archives to get started.

Scyco
Art

Talking Venice Biennale w/ William Huffman

Posted by Mia Nielsen, 2 weeks, 6 days ago

Ahead of this year's Venice Biennale, our head curator, Mia Nielsen takes a moment to chat with William Huffman of Dorset Fine Arts on this year's debut of Inuit art on a global stage.

 Kananginak Pootoogook
Art

Studio Visit with AKIN artist Adria Mirabelli

Posted by Stacie Ant, 3 weeks, 4 days ago

Adria Mirabelli is a visual artist working in textile. We are excited to see her beautiful work on June 29th at The Drake Hotel lobby and on August 12th at Drake One Fifty. She is also a part of our upcoming show Earth Angel, presented by Heart On. The show features female identifying visual artists and filmmakers. Join us for an evening of film and art fashioned by a posse of heavenly babes whose work is nothing short of magic.

Adria Mirabelli