This Is Not A Toy

 

Over this past long weekend I visited This is Not A Toy exhibit at Design Exchange in downtown Toronto. This Is Not A Toy is an exhibit of contemporary art and collectible designs all brought together by curators John Wee Tom, Sara Nickleson and Pharrell Williams. Yes, THAT Pharrell! I’ve been talking about going to this exhibit since last December when I found out about it and I was very excited to see all the beautiful “adult toys” that I have learned to love from a long time ago under one roof. The exhibit is a collection of works from many famous artists in this genre. Amongst them are: KAWS, Takashi Murakami, Coarse, Huck Gee, DOMA, Misaki Kawai, Frank Kozik, Kidrobot, Yoshitomo Nara and MediCom Toy. Even though the exhibit came across as small in space but there was so many little works of art packed in this space. Walls after walls of Dunny series, glass displays filled with pieces after pieces of vinyl designs. There were a lot of things to look at, I walked around the exhibit a few times and each time I found new pieces that I had have missed before. Continue reading “This Is Not A Toy”

Swedish House Mafia ft. Pharrell – One

Awesome track from Swedish House Mafia – super fun with a great beat. (I know that Solmaz would probably hate this since she is so not an Electo-House person). I love how Pharrell features on this song – he doesn’t have the greatest voice as a singer but I think he’s great for hooks and features for short parts of a track. E Continue reading Swedish House Mafia ft. Pharrell – One