Drake Blog


Meet The Vendors: Artist Pop-Ups @ Drake Commissary

Posted by Madeleine Till, 1 week, 2 days ago

Every Sunday visiting artists and designers from Pixel & Bristle and Akin Collective call Drake Commissary home - if only for a few hours! Click through to get to know a few vendors and do some online window shopping.

Livia Roscioli tote

Get To Know Visual Artist Emily Grace Harrison

Posted by Madeleine Till, 2 weeks, 5 days ago

Visual Artist Emily Grace Harrison is working to expand your idea of what a drawing can be. Using tactile materials in unexpected ways, Emily transformed the back of our Lobby into a lush jungle with a very sleepy figurative friend

Emily Grace Harrison Selfie

Winter 2018 Artists in Residency

Posted by Madeleine Till, 2 months ago

At The Drake, the new year brings with it a new roster of amazing Artists in Residence. From choreographers, to musicians, to visual artists, get a closer look at the upcoming winter line up of residents set to participate in the A.I.R. program at Drake Devonshire.


Pixel & Bristle X Drake Underground Holiday Market

Posted by Madeleine Till, 3 months, 1 week ago

Looking to load up on design savvy holiday gifts? Impress your friends (or treat yourself) with a little something from Pixel & Bristle’s annual Holiday Market in the Drake Underground.


Drake Scribbles: Descending Into Another Era

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 10 months ago

“My favourite memories are still of seeing friends and bands perform in the Underground,” says Mariel Kelly, this week's Drake Scribbles illustrator.

Mariel Kelly's Drake Scribbles illustration of the Drake Underground
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Drake Scribbles: Hairy Chest Man Party in the Photo Booth

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 11 months ago

"I imagined that after last call, when all the lights went out and the guests were sleeping, the Hairy Chest Men would wake up and take the humans' places," says illustrator Emily Sehl, who prefers drawing dolls and monsters over people. "They would have drinks and dance. They would fall in love and smooch in the photo booth."

Drake Scribbles Emily Sehl Hairy Chest Man