Gallery: RIP Tobias Wong

 

We are shocked and saddened to read the news over on Core77 that NY’s iconoclast product designer Tobias Wong passed away over the weekend at the age of 35. We were big fans of Tobi’s wit and willingness to break molds, and it is clear that Wong will be dearly missed. Tobias had been the charming enfant-terrible / provocateur of the NY design scene for years, never shying away from pushing buttons and challenging design conventions.

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  1. oshhh June 6, 2010 at 9:24 pm

    Terribly shocking & sad news indeed. I’m in vancouver, a designer, Tobi’s age… hits so close to home.

  2. laurasweet June 2, 2010 at 9:23 pm

    Such sad news. As a tribute, I compiled a look at much of his witty work, collaborations and the brilliant and unique legacy he has left behind.

    http://ifitshipitshere.blogspot.com/2010/06/work-of-tobias-wong-may-he-redesign.html

    May he rest in peace.

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