16 May
Limited run of only 10 pieces from the Hong Kong toymakers

Coarse Toys is an artist duo in a Hong Kong studio who have gained international recognition for their sculptures and lofty “themes of denial, betrayal and lies.” (Oh my!) In fact, their beautiful take on the buzzkill has been through these parts before, multiple times, perhaps best with the rabbit-suit wearing False Friends. Their most recent work is […]


22 Dec
More vinyl collectibles from the Hong Kong based company

Taking the medium of toys and creating carefully constructed art is what Coarse is best at — just check out their Eyes of Fear busts, intricately accessorized False Friends or inventive Jaws Loser piece. The Hong Kong based company now returns with the next edition of their Casting Shadows figures, this time titled Casting Shadows […]


5 Aug
Learning to channel your inner Johnny Utah

The continuing saga of one girl’s plight with unemployment… and now, she finally has to face her greatest fear: Swimming with Great White Sharks… Read previous posts HERE It’s cool to be an adrenaline junky, like Bodhi taught Johnny Utah to be in Point Break. Remember the look of pure ecstasy on Keanu’s sexy face […]


28 Jun
Just don't drop it in water... you know what that does to vinyl

If you grew up in the 1980’s you probably wished Steven Spielberg were a family friend. Sure the man helmed such Hollywood classics as Jaws, Indiana Jones, Schindler’s List, Saving Private Ryan, etc, but it was his work crafting unbearably lovable characters in E.T. and Gremlins that made kids go bonkers. Aaah, Gremlins — who […]


27 May
The tale of two friends flying a kite... in vinyl toy format

Whether it’s their “Eyes of Fear” Fiberglass Busts, or their False Friends and different Blackout Editions, or PAW! Bust and Jaws Loser, Coarse always puts out vinyl figures and toys that make us want to break the piggybank to go out and acquire. The latest from the toy makers is the beautifully nostalgic Casting Shadows […]


15 Apr
Coarse Jaws Loser vinyl figures

Dammit if those guys over at Coarse haven’t done it again. Like most things in the “street” art game, vinyl toys have become over-abundant. To separate oneself from the herd you really have to elevate it a notch, and Coarse have done that exactly with their Jaws Loser piece. Like the False Friends released earlier […]