Category: Lifestyle DIY

The Northside’s

A few days have passed and hopefully bruses have (started) to heal from the intensity that was the Northside Bike Polo Championships 2011 here in Toronto! Big congrats to the (predominantly) hometown boys DTGP and a huge tip of the hat to all the organizers/volunteers who put on a great show for us all! Results: [...]

Evergreen Bike Works + ORONTAS

In the spirit of supporting Lifestyle DIY here in our home of Toronto, Orontas is proud to announce we’ve put the rubber on the road with our friends at Evergreen Brick Works on their Bike Works project! Bike Works will feature drop-in DIY bike repair space and rentals on Saturdays and Sundays from April to [...]

It’s LunchBreak In Finland

Our friends at Eväslaatikko have kicked off the spring in Finland with a video called LunchBreak. So sit back and enjoy the sights and sounds of Turku by Orontas-powered bicycle!


A few weeks ago we announced that we were officially keeping an eye on COMMON, the collaborative brand project from Alex and Ana Bogousky, John Bielenberg and Rob Schuham. Well, today we’re beside ourselves to announce that Orontas has jumped on board and teamed up with COMMON for their Alabamboo project! Alabamboo is a community [...]

Lifestyle DYI: The Fabric Bike

We’re not even sure what the final product is going to be here, but what looks like making a bike out of cloth and riding it in the Toronto winter is one of the most badass DIY projects I’ve ever seen. This comes from the ladies at The Deadly Nightshades, a self-described “Canadian all-girl midnight [...]

COMMON: The Collaborative Brand

Alex Bogusky & Co. (Rob Schuham and his wife Ana Bogusky) have set out to turn things on their head, which is always something we’re looking to get behind! First he left his agency and setup Fearless, which is interesting in it’s own right, but now they’ve taken that concept further with COMMON. We like [...]

Let’s Colour

Give people paint. Let them do their thing. It’s a pretty sweet DIY project gone global.

For Japan: Do Good

Japan is hurting. The guys at Portland-based agency W+K have taken it upon themselves to make helping easier with the poster pictured above. You can buy the silkscreened poster for $25 and 100% goes to the Red Cross relief effort. Get it here.

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