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June 21, 2013










Celebrate Canada Day With Us!
We had so much fun shooting our Canada Day collection in the Great North with Matthew Tammaro and Steven Beckly. 
Shop all long weekend-friendly products, here + stay tuned for an Instagram contest. 
X[OH!]Drake General Store 

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Celebrate Canada Day With Us!

We had so much fun shooting our Canada Day collection in the Great North with Matthew Tammaro and Steven Beckly

Shop all long weekend-friendly products, here + stay tuned for an Instagram contest. 

X[OH!]
Drake General Store 


April 29, 2013







Say Cheese, Kitchen! 
What do you enjoy doing in your kitchen? Eating, cooking, drinking or maybe just avoiding it all together. Dutch photographer and engineer, Erik Klein Wolterink, has created a series of kitchen portraits. We’re getting hungry just looking at it! Craving more culinary fun? Shop our kitchen goodies, here. 
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Say Cheese, Kitchen! 

What do you enjoy doing in your kitchen? Eating, cooking, drinking or maybe just avoiding it all together. Dutch photographer and engineer, Erik Klein Wolterink, has created a series of kitchen portraits. We’re getting hungry just looking at it!

Craving more culinary fun? Shop our kitchen goodies, here. 

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February 28, 2013




Sneak Peek of our Spring Campaign 
Enjoy some behind-the-scene snaps from our spring campaign photoshoot shot by Steven Beckly with assistance from Aaron Wynia.
We can’t wait to show you what we’ve been up to! 

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Sneak Peek of our Spring Campaign 

Enjoy some behind-the-scene snaps from our spring campaign photoshoot shot by Steven Beckly with assistance from Aaron Wynia.

We can’t wait to show you what we’ve been up to! 

January 24, 2013






DIY Thursday: Scalloped Photo Background
As much as we love the faux bookcase or blurry cloud backdrops from elementary school photos, we could use a change. Graduate to this DIY project. It’s a charming and contemporary idea for wall decoration for your next party. Say cheese! Full directions, here.
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DIY Thursday: Scalloped Photo Background

As much as we love the faux bookcase or blurry cloud backdrops from elementary school photos, we could use a change. Graduate to this DIY project. It’s a charming and contemporary idea for wall decoration for your next party. Say cheese! Full directions, here.

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December 14, 2012
Last minute gift shopping again? We totally get it. To help you curate the perfect gift, our own, Joanne Cheung, has created beautiful collections of our curiosities. Stay tuned, we’ll be sharing more next week. These goodies are perfect for the person in your life who makes everything a little more colourful. Take home all the products below: 
1. Rabbit Foot Keychain, $8 2. Shared History Speckle Sock, $83. Build Your Own Robot Kit, $244. Risograph Calendar, $185. Rainbow Flag Ornament, $126. Popsicle Thermometer, $327. Chocolate Chai Latte, $148. Rainbow Ashtray, $15 9. Perpetual Block Calendar, $20

Last minute gift shopping again? We totally get it. To help you curate the perfect gift, our own, Joanne Cheung, has created beautiful collections of our curiosities. Stay tuned, we’ll be sharing more next week.

These goodies are perfect for the person in your life who makes everything a little more colourful. Take home all the products below:

1. Rabbit Foot Keychain, $8
2. Shared History Speckle Sock, $8
3. Build Your Own Robot Kit, $24
4. Risograph Calendar, $18
5. Rainbow Flag Ornament, $12
6. Popsicle Thermometer, $32
7. Chocolate Chai Latte, $14
8. Rainbow Ashtray, $15
9. Perpetual Block Calendar, $20

December 7, 2012









Art Fridays: Csilla Klenyánszki
The whimsical photographs of Csilla Klenyánszki inspire us to look everyday objects in new light.

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Art Fridays: Csilla Klenyánszki

The whimsical photographs of Csilla Klenyánszki inspire us to look everyday objects in new light.

October 19, 2012





Art Fridays- Sylvain Dumais
Montreal’s Sylvain Dumais' ongoing photographic series called “My Body is a Temple” uses everyday junk food items to create Tibetan mandalas. It reminds us of Aurel Schmidt’s work! 

Art Fridays- Sylvain Dumais

Montreal’s Sylvain Dumais' ongoing photographic series called “My Body is a Temple” uses everyday junk food items to create Tibetan mandalas. It reminds us of Aurel Schmidt’s work

August 20, 2012














Cool Class: Shop now!
 The Drake General Store gives you an A+ in shop class!  Head back to school in style with the our top fall picks, from Canadian-designed Shared knapsacks to hangover tea, we have you covered from grade school to frosh week. Shop our whole collection, here. Our Cool Class campaign was shot by our very own Steven Beckly.

Cool Class: Shop now!

 The Drake General Store gives you an A+ in shop class!  Head back to school in style with the our top fall picks, from Canadian-designed Shared knapsacks to hangover tea, we have you covered from grade school to frosh week. Shop our whole collection, here.

Our Cool Class campaign was shot by our very own Steven Beckly.

August 10, 2012

At the Same Time - Launch Party Tonight
Feel like doing something awesome tonight? Our very own Steven Beckly is showing his photography in “AT THE SAME TIME.” The exhibit highlights the personal romantic relationships of six artists in the LGBT community from three different parts of the world. For more information, check out the Facebook event, here. See you there!
AT THE SAME TIMEOpening reception August 10th34 Isabella Street.
X[OH!]Drake General Store

At the Same Time - Launch Party Tonight

Feel like doing something awesome tonight? Our very own Steven Beckly is showing his photography in “AT THE SAME TIME.” The exhibit highlights the personal romantic relationships of six artists in the LGBT community from three different parts of the world. For more information, check out the Facebook event, here. See you there!

AT THE SAME TIME
Opening reception August 10th
34
Isabella Street.


X[OH!]
Drake General Store

August 9, 2012

A Love Letter to NYC by Ryan McGinley + Sigur Rós

This hypnotizing, playful and beautiful music video for Varúð by Ryan McGinley makes us fall even more in love with the Big Apple. From downtown to uptown, the band’s haunting vocals and the bird’s eye view of the street give a slow and tranquil peek into the city that never sleeps. Enjoy!