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400% + 100% Bearbrick Jean-Michel Basquiat V4 at Artoyz

This news made our day: our favorite Designer Toys and Urban Vinyl Figures Paris-based company Artoyz is selling a 400% + 100% Bearbrick Jean-Michel Basquiat V4! The 11″ (28 cm) & 3″ (8 cm) Bearbrick Set by Medicom Toys is a limited edition, here’s the description from Artoyz: Leader of the underground movement, Jean-Michel Basquiat is also known for his involvement in the graffiti wolrd with SAMO, his duet with Al Diaz. This is the ...


A Super Mario Game in a Box!

A few days ago our friends @Artoyz tweeted about a Super Mario game in a box. It is a video game but it isn’t… On the video page, the creators explain: ‘Using a Teagueduino and a few inputs and outputs, we put together a physical side-scrolling video game. To control it, there’s a knob on the side. As time advances the game gets faster and faster’. Teagueduino is an open source hardware platform that makes Arduino a whole lot ...


PIXEL winebar in Brussels: pixels and wine

The PIXEL winebar opened in 2009 in Brussels, Belgium. As soon as we saw the photos on the website, we ‘geekly’ said: ‘This place is cool!’. You know, pixels remember us (by us I mean mostly me and Max Dana) our favorites video games from the NES. And wine, because we are proud members of the Sama Epicurean Fraternal Society and we appreciate drinking good wine -with moderation. We didn’t go there yet but our friends at ...


Dunny Series 2009: released!

Vinyl toys. First time we actually saw one of them was 3 or 4 years ago, when Max Dana, on a cold winter morning, put on the conference table a toy from spanish designer Jaime Hayon. We looked at it, we wondered what it was, who designed it and ultimately if it had any kind of sexual use (you know, vinyl toys…). Max told us a lot about those designer toys before but it was the first time she shared with us a piece of her very private collection. ...






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