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Watch These Musical Wheels Keep On Tuning

Posted by Drake, 10 months ago

We know how much the neighbourhood loves biking around our beautiful city; but can you imagine not needing headphones to cruise around with your favourite tunes? Meet Gary Frank Skaggs, the creator of an original piano-bike, sure to inspire some 'instrumental' changes to how we ride.

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Looking Back at James Bond

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 4 months ago

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've certainly heard about the new James Bond Film as well as the major exhibition at TIFF, Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style. We're so excited by all this Bond buzz, we've decided to show you our favourite movie stills + book covers of years past. Why not sip a shaken, not stirred, Drake cocktail while reading?

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D(rake) It Yourself: Life is Like a Box of… Wine

Posted by Lindsey Cepek, 1 year, 6 months ago

One of our great Drake Staffers, Lindsey Cepek, doubles as a freelance writer + concert enthusiast. For your viewing pleasure, she'll be writing for our Blog regularly. For her first post, she's sharing this great DIY project she discovered! Who knew empty wine boxes could be so fun?

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Vintage Toronto: Historic Snapshots

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 10 months ago

We take a cruise down memory lane through the streets of Hogtown. These vintage photographs are from the city archives and are filled with charming glimpses into the Toronto that was. Plus, all that retro typography is easy on the eyes! Check out a few of our favourite shots.

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The Great American Cereal Book: A Breakfast Design Retrospective

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 1 month ago

Eating sweet cereal in footie PJs on Saturday morning: it doesn't get more quintessentially "kid" than that. Authors Marty Gitlin and Topher Ellis take us on an historical journey through the rise of milky crunchy mornings and the economic boom that followed the first pour.

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Is It Possible for Vintage Books to be our Achilles' Heel?

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 1 month ago

We could spend hours browsing through vintage book stores. Everything from their cracked spines, strange images to graphic design the love letter to these artefacts would be endless. Our favourite local vintage book store is The Monkey's Paw. Check out a few of the covers + pages of these covered oddities.

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