Sanrio and ONCH are a match made in heaven, both colorful brands share the same goals of spreading happiness and positivity. A collaboration that has continued for 9 years and going strong. Releasing 4 collections together along with many side art collaborations.
Forever 21 teamed up with Hello Kitty to create the "Hello Kitty Forever collection". ONCH was invited as a guest designer to create a capsule jewelry collection for "Hello Kitty Forever". It was available worldwide and sold out nationwide. Its become such a classic, till this day you can still find pieces available on eBay for up to 10 times the retail price.
To commemorate the 20th Anniversary of Pokemon, ONCH was invited to design an exclusive limited edition 14K Gold Pikachu necklace. It also marks the first time Pokemon ventures into the fine jewelry category. Limited to 45 pieces and retailed at $400 each.
Dreamworks teamed up with ONCH to create a capsule collection to promote the Dreamsworks HOME animation featuring Rihanna and Jennifer Lopez.
Hasbro teamed up with ONCH for "My Little Pony Project - Los Angeles" curated by Caro Buermann. He was commissioned to create a custom 30" Pony which features his signature trademark "Double Twist Pretzel" as the cutie mark. In addition, ONCH also designed an exclusive Official My Little Pony fine jewelry collection. Due to the success Hasbro invited ONCH to design a 60th Anniversary Commemorative necklace for Mr Potato Head. His design mimicked the real Mr Potato Head with removable eyes!
Creator of Gloomy Bear Mori Chack teamed up with ONCH for the first ever American Gloomy Bear jewelry collaboration. Mori Chack born and raised in Japan started selling Gloomy Bear illustrations on the streets of Osaka in 2000. Gloomy's mix of cuteness, violence and unexpected emotional depth was an instant hit. Two decades later Gloomy is now one of Japan’s most iconic pop-culture characters.
Sweet 16 Group Show
In Summer 2020 to celebrate the 16th anniversy of the ONCH brand, ONCH curated his first art show at prestigious Los Angeles based Corey Helford Gallery called "Sweet 16 group show" where 40+ well known artists from around the world dive into the world of ONCH and created art pieces inspired by ONCH jewelry. Artists include Simone Legno (Tokidoki brand), Luke Chueh, Mori Chack (Gloomy Bear), Brandi Milne, Kii Arens and Paris Hilton.
Sanrio Konnichiwa Hollywood
In Summer 2019 Sanrio opened a new flagship store "Hello Kitty Hollywood" at "Hollywood and Highland" mall in the heart of Hollywood, CA. ONCH teamed up with Sanrio and designed an immersive photo experience called "Konnichiwa Hollywood" that is open to public till November 2019. Every element and characters were illustrated specially for the photo experience.
FORD Motor Company
Ford commissioned Onch to design an interactive tiny home art experience to promote the new Ecosport car that is launching fall 2018. DJ Khaled was the first to visit the "Fungalow" located at the heart of Hollywood and Highland followed by 4 days of visitors touring the art installation. Fun Fact: The Fungalow comes with its very own virtual assistant "I'm Poppy" who interacts with you upon entering the Fungalow.
Sparkling Ice (flavored sparkling water) teamed up with Onch for the "Be not Bland" Promo campaign as a salute to those who make the world a brighter place! The "Be Not Bland" promo showcases Onchs' colorful art and bubbly personality, along with behind the scenes of how his art is created.
Promo video for Sparkling Ice
ONCH Edible Art
ONCH x BOLO - Pink Fried Chicken Box
Los Angeles PRIDE Featured Artist
ONCH was selected as featured artist for LA Pride 2016. He was commissioned to create a 9 ft sculpture he named "LA Pride Building Blocks" to represent the building of the West Hollywood community. His sculpture was placed right by the main stage and was the most Instagrammed and press covered landmark for LAPride 2016.
Coming from a fine arts background, ONCH illustrates on the side as a passion. Sometimes he incorporates the illustrations into the designs he creates.
Neon Art for Pacific Design Center
ONCH Pop-up shops
ONCH has created two successful immersive Pop-up shops "Perfectasy" and "BANG!". The two shops were filled with one-of-a-kind wearable art pieces and various collaborations with brands such as Jason of Beverly Hills (fine jewelry), ZeroGravity (phone cases), Twinkie Chan (crochet accessories), T-Rains (T-shirts). The Pop-up shops were a huge success with many press coverage about the unique shopping experience. Musicians Nickelback fell in love with BANG! Pop-up shop and decided to shoot a music video in there.
Nicki Minaj took a liking to ONCH's quirky creations and asked to be styled in custom ONCH designs. She was first seen rocking the ONCH Ice Cream Necklace winning rapper of the year MTV Video Music Awards. With the many looks ONCH created for Nicki, the Pink Fried Chicken necklace created one of the most iconic fashion moments in pop music. (featured on the cover of Billboard Magazine)
Being eccentric and bold with his designs, ONCH built a celebrity following that is not afraid to stand out! From Kate Moss to Kim Kardashian, the stars simply can't get enough.
ONCH Featured in Vanity Fair
Attached are some selected highlights of press clippings ONCH has garnered throughout the years.