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COARSE STUDIO: ARTISTIC TOYS FOR BIG BOYS

The art toys correspond to a relatively new design line, which emerged in the mid-90s in Hong Kong, consisting in figures of 5 to 20 cm, usually made ​​of vinyl or wood and in limited editions. The market for art toys or designer toys, spread westward during the last decades, currently enjoying great prestige among collectors. Coarse Studio is a gallery based in Hong Kong, with handmade products in fiberglass resin or vinyl, made by artists like Pete Fowler, Spanky or Tomoyuki Washio. Each piece represents a character that has a particular story, someone who expresses some element of the human condition. The latest project of Coarse Studio, called Freedom Candles, is about a series of candles for Amnesty International when consumed, discover in its interior, a figure symbolizing hope and freedom. Coarse Studio products are artistic pieces that merge aesthetics, touch, and the narrative that each object is capable of expressing.

Source and images: © Coarse Studio

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