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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...

OriginalFake KAWS Companion “Resting Place” Preview

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 11, 2012
It’s been over half a year since we’ve seen a new non-collaborative toy release from KAWS and OriginalFake. But breaking the silence is a preview into an upcoming KAWS Companion release dubbed “Resting Place.” While the majori...

OriginalFake KAWS Companion Cushion

LifestyleComments ⋅ Jul 2, 2012
Having seen a previous version in the past, OriginalFake once again employs a signature creation from KAWS as part of their ever-expanding line of home decor offerings. Presented in grey tones, the Companion character has been crafted out of cotton a...

OriginalFake x Island Slipper Leather Sandal

StyleComments ⋅ May 26, 2012
First established in 1946, Hawaii’s Island Slipper has been producing high-quality and handmade sandals for almost 70 years. Partnering with OriginalFake, the result is a luxurious Leather Sandal that encompasses both brands’ sensibilitie...

“Art & Toys” – The Collection of Selim Varol @ Collectors Room Berlin

DesignComments ⋅ May 25, 2012
Presented at Collectors Room Berlin, “Art & Toys” showcases an amassed collection of over 15,000 characters from Selim Varol – making it one of the largest toy collections in all of Europe. In addition, the exhibition is home t...

OriginalFake GIRL BUBBLE T-Shirt

StyleComments ⋅ May 21, 2012
OriginalFake continues its steady rollout of T-shirts this Spring/Summer 2012 with its latest GIRL BUBBLE tee. KAWS’ signature sketching masks a bikini-clad pink characterized woman that serves as the screened graphic of the front of the tee. T...

KAWS Companion Float Coming to Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

ArtsComments ⋅ May 18, 2012
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is one of New York City’s most honored and anticipated events of the American holiday season. If you’ve slept through it in the past years, you might want to stay awake for it this year, as artist...

KAWS: “The Nature of Need” Interview

ArtsComments ⋅ May 15, 2012
Superficially, it’s easy to dismiss artist KAWS aka Brian Donnelly as an artist who creates easily consumable art. His reappropriation of pop culture is an attestation to this. Alone in a room with no prior engagement with the artist often lead...

KAWS “The Nature of Need” Exhibition @ Galerie Perrotin Hong Kong Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ May 15, 2012
Tonight marked the official opening of the highly anticipated “The Nature of Need” KAWS exhibition in Hong Kong. Taking place at the Galerie Perrotin in the Central district, the exhibition showcased a wide range of new KAWS work. Notable...

OriginalFake HANG T-Shirt

StyleComments ⋅ May 14, 2012
With the successful run of his “Down Time” exhibit as well as what will surely be an eventful summer, KAWS releases a new piece for his OriginalFake brand with the introduction of the “HANG” T-Shirt. Mocked up on the customary...

High Museum x KAWS Charity Print

ArtsComments ⋅ May 11, 2012
In celebration of KAWS’s “Down Time” exhibition at the High Museum of Art, on display through July 29, the Brooklyn-based artist has created a limited run of prints to benefit the Atlanta museum. Dubbed Paper Smile, the 25″ by...