November 18, 2010
“There are no short cuts to any place worth going.”
As part of our continued expansion in Asia, here’s a first look at the bigger than lifesize Bloc28 Mad Mickey designed by Les Schettkoe. Nearly 5 meters tall (about 15 feet), the massive figure is part of the Miramar Shopping Centre holiday celebration installation in Hong Kong.
November 17, 2010
“Welcome every problem as an opportunity. Each moment is the great challenge, the best thing that ever happened to you . The more difficult the problem, the greater the challenge in working it out.”
- Grace Speare
Designer Con is taking place on Saturday, November 20th in Pasadena, CA. In its 5th year, the event is definitely of one of the biggest toy, art and designer apparel conventions on the west coast for fans and collectors! At D-Con you will find toys, art, clothing, artists and exclusive collectibles.
November 16, 2010
“To attract good fortune, spend a new coin on an old friend, share an old pleasure with a new friend, and lift up the heart of a true friend by writing his name on the wings of a dragon.”
There are artist exhibitions… then there are an artist experiences. As one of the original vinyl toy pioneers, Michael has set the standard time and time again, but this time, he may have out-done himself with one of the largest solo exhibitions. Wow… it’s an amazing installation, a must see for anyone in Hong Kong or visiting. Crazy X’mas and Kindergardener are open to the public at Times Square and further validates Lau’s ability and creative vision in translating characters and telling his story. The massive exhibition showcasing the Gardeners will run till January 2nd in the atrium with Kindergardener open until December 26th on the street level.
November 15, 2010
“Don’t mind criticism. If it is untrue, disregard it; if unfair, keep from irritation; if it is ignorant, smile; if it is justified it is not criticism, learn from it.”
- Source Unknown
As part of our continued expansion in Asia, please join us at 3PM in Hong Kong for our first pop-up store and holiday celebration. There will be exclusive releases and limited edition products. Christmas Around The World opens this Saturday, November 20th at the Miramar Shopping Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong and runs until January 2, 2011. The installation will feature super-sized figures of some of our favorite ATC figures including a 15 FT Bloc28 Mad Mickey that was designed by Les Schettkoe who will join the festivities along with Korean toymaker, CoolRain showcasing his highly anticipated NBA collector figures. Updates to follow all week leading to the launch.