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OriginalFake KAWS Companion “Resting Place” Black Preview

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 2, 2013
A follow up to last year’s “Resting Place” companion, KAWS unveils a black version of his latest OriginalFake vinyl release. Few details are available at the moment, but according to KAWS, this new Medicom Toy-produced design will h...

OriginalFake 2013 Spring/Summer Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 19, 2013
Following plans to cease operations in 2013, Japanese streetwear label OriginalFake unveils its collection for Spring/Summer 2013, the final season before terminating in May. Featuring most of the classics we’ve come to expect, the line boasts...

OriginalFake to Close Down This Year

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 18, 2013
After seven successful years, OriginalFake has decided to close its doors. Graffiti legend/artist KAWS and brainchild behind the label announced the news on his official Instagram account, while thanking the WonderWall team for the interior store des...

OriginalFake KAWS Boba Fett Companion Tokyo Exclusive

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 12, 2013
Everyone’s favorite Mandalorian bounty hunter, Boba Fett, is the subject of the latest KAWS Companion release from OriginalFake. A Star Wars fan-favorite and hired by Darth Vader to hunt down the Millenium Falcon in The Empire Strikes Back, Fet...

NOWNESS: KAWS Companion at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 14, 2012
NOWNESS released a profound, albeit short film documenting KAWS’ Companion at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The piece, which was directed by Jake Sumner, adds to the discussion of the effect KAWS’ character might have had on p...

Pharrell Williams Interviews KAWS & David Salle | Video

MusicComments ⋅ Nov 30, 2012
Cultural entrepreneur and all-round pop icon, Pharell Williams continues his intricate series of ARTST TLK – last episode saw Ben Mezrich and Andy Greenberg discuss the Illuminati and social media – which features special guests in their...

CBS Documents KAWS’ Companion Balloon for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

ArtsComments ⋅ Nov 27, 2012
KAWS, a name known in most circles as an influential graffiti artist, saw his credentials literally elevate as he designed the newest balloon in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The artist was approached by a Macy’s executive earlier i...

Setting Up the KAWS Companion Balloon for Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

ArtsComments ⋅ Nov 23, 2012
After previewing the upcoming KAWS Companion balloon for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade earlier in the week here, we can now show you images of the ballon being prepared for its maiden flight in New York City. Measuring an impressive 40 feet lo...

KAWS’s Companion Balloon for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade | Video

ArtsComments ⋅ Nov 21, 2012
With the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade just around the corner, and prior news that KAWS would be participating with a Companion contribution, the artist recently sat down at his Brooklyn studio to talk about how the partnership first started....

KAWS “Imaginary Friends” Exhibition @ Galerie Perrotin Paris Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ Nov 4, 2012
A pairing that we’ve seen before, Galerie Perrotin has recently hosted another KAWS exhibition, this time aptly titled “Imaginary Friends.” Featured are a few familiar pieces that includes the Running Chum who also made an appearanc...

KAWS’s Companion Will Make an Appearance at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 26, 2012
Perhaps the biggest showcase of imaginative characters brought to fruition from the minds of artists, illustrators and creative luminaries, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade is undoubtedly a cultural benchmark. Today marks news that KAWS’s C...

OriginalFake KAWS 2012 Astro Boy Companion T-Shirt

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 26, 2012
To coincide with the release of his OriginalFake Astro Boy Companion vinyl toy, KAWS presents a collection of matching T-shirts. Available in white, black, grey and emerald, each top will release on October 27 with a price tag of ¥7,000 JPY (approxim...

OriginalFake KAWS 2012 Astro Boy Companion

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 10, 2012
Following the release of the OriginalFake KAWS Companion “Resting Place” as well as their collaborative KAWS CERAMIC SNOOPY with Medicom Toy, we now get a look at the Astro Boy Companion. The product of famed Japanese cartoonist Osamu Tez...

OriginalFake x Medicom Toy KAWS CERAMIC SNOOPY

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 1, 2012
OriginalFake and Medicom Toy are back with their latest collaborative offering and this time it’s a ceramic piece. The KAWS CERAMIC SNOOPY is a small bowl with removable top in the shape of a pumpkin with Snoopy serving as the handle for the to...

OriginalFake KAWS Companion “Resting Place” – A Closer Look

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 19, 2012
After getting an early preview of the upcoming OriginalFake KAWS Companion “Resting Place” figure last week, today the artist debuts a further look into the piece via his Instagram account. The image showcases a side profile shot of the f...