Manila 2017 ⋅ Vinyl Artists

Jason Freeny
QUICCS
Simone Legno

QUICCS

Quiccs, an Illustrator, Toy Designer, and a Graffiti artist, has his deeply rooted style in his love for the Japanese Robot Culture and Hip-hop Influences since his childhood days.

He has launched a line of his original and custom designer toys under the brand Hidden Fortress, and continues to create them as an independent toy producer since 2012. He has also collaborated with Designer Toy producers from around the world such as Flabslab from Singapore, Martian Toys from New York, and Devil Toys from Hong Kong to come up with Resin, Vinyl, and Action Figures based on his original characters such as "The Ghost of Kurosawa", "Sharko & Remi", and his flagship character, "TEQ63".

Quiccs currently co-owns the commercial design firm Burnwater Design Studios. He also represents the international Graffiti crews "Zinc Nite Crew", "Three Flare Krew", and the local artist collective "Pilipinas Street Plan".

Jason Freeny

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Jason’s early success as an artist came with his creations of a series of fictional anatomical character schematics and illustrations in 2007 but was most noted when he began creating anatomical toy sculptures shortly after. The distinctive anatomical dissection style created by Freeny has been sought after by numerous artists and companies since its inception. He also has a great many works produced in alliance with popular artists, licensors and brands.

Armed with a youthful, overactive imagination, Jason creates smart, intricate works that tickle the deviant intellects through a mix of hard graphics, detailed anatomy, pop iconography and wit.

Simone Legno (tokidoki)

Simone Legno, a world re-known fine artist as well as graphic illustrator, is the Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of tokidoki. Since officially launching in 2005, tokidoki has grown into an internationally recognized pop-culture lifestyle brand and has amassed a cult-like following for its larger-than-life characters, megawatt partnerships and extensive range of products. Simone has become a sought-after speaker around the world at museums, universities and conferences, from MOCA to the Adobe MAX conference, UCLA, USC, the Flash Film Festival in San Francisco, Art Center College of Design, Istituto Europeo di Design in Rome and many others.