Archive for the ‘PRESS’ Category

Tiny Travelling Gallery

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Tiny Travelling Gallery needs you! Scott & Colleen had this idea of packing some of NZ lowbrow artist’s work in a customized travelling suitcase/mini gallery, travel with them in their upcoming trip to LA & London, showcase to the audiences in DesignerCon(LA) & Renegade Fair(London)! Tiny Travelling Gallery project is now live on a new crowd-funding platform “Spark My Potential” run through Spark(ex-Telecom NZ), you can go to this link and help make this project happen, bring my artwork along with many other NZ artists to LA & London! Thank$! :)

Spark my potential - Tiny Travelling Gallery

Design Assembly Interview

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Design AssemblyI was recently interviewed by Design Assembly, a NZ graphics design community providing inspiration and latest industry information for NZ creatives.

In this interview I talked about how I get into toy making, my toy designs, inspirations, my first game “Doo Doo Diving“, upcoming new game “Donut Pirate”…and many more, you can read the full interview online here.

Thank you Scott for the interview, a genuine awesome dude who’s also producing his very first toy, more toys coming out from Aotearoa, yessss! :)

October Preview…?!

Monday, October 1st, 2012

another belated post…this is suppose to be a preview from september, just realize its already october! life has been extremely busy, i didn’t even have time to unpack my luggage from singapore, so you can expect more singapore contents to come later, apart from that, i’ve been working non-stop in past weeks for NYCC exclusives, and a new print for Nathan Jurevicius’s group show…

my collaboration cellphone cases are also releasing in october, this factory prototype was shown at STGCC earlier, i should get my hand on the final product soon, there will be iPhone 5 version of the case too!

its gonna be a busy october, stay tuned! *back to work*

hands on clutter magazine

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

yay! finally got my hands on clutter 16!! to be honest, this is my first clutter magazine, sadly NZ magazine shops don’t carry them(and many other great art zines), they could have one less women’s weekly on shelf?

issue 16 covers all aspect of today’s designer toy, vinyl, 3d printing, japanese soft vinyl and i shared some resin toy process/tips in my interview! my thanks to the very talented nick for the interview and making my pages all pretty & colorful…hehe, clutter sure is one of the better designed zine! (so is their website)

if you want to get into toy making, or simply love toys, this is a must have isuue! clutter available world-wide, find your nearest stockist here!

…click through to see more pics of my fav reads :-)

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OVERDUE!

Friday, January 27th, 2012

here is an overdue announcement(released december 2k11) of OVERDUE and OVERSTAYER, projects by NZ hip hop artist King Kapisi! OVERDUE is a quarterly hip hop, culture magazine slash overstayer look book available in print format as well as digital, you can read it online here!

….and the above is my contribution to OVERSTAYER’s latest collection, the idea came from an afternoon of chitchat with Kaps, about toys, art and his projects, most of you may not know that he is a HUGE toy collector! so its pretty easy for me to design a tee for him, we went for a toy concept with Samoa flavor, turning him into a toy-like figure, and referencing my Maori Warrior toy, the result = Lil’ Kaps.

you can BUY THIS TEE from plantation store now! :-)