Holiday Gift Guide 1

December 11, 2019Storefront

Shopping for that nature lover or outdoor enthusiasts in your life? We have outdoor crafts and games as well as eco-friendly gift wrap. Stay tuned for our next Holiday Gift Guide! Prices are listed below: Eco friendly Furoshiki Gift Wrap – $45We have several different designs by 20 local artists, Gift Wrap is 24”x24” and … Read More

Furoshiki Gallery

November 28, 2019Storefront

Furoshiki: The art of cloth wrapping Opening Reception: November 30th, 12-6pmGift wrapping with Furoshiki demo at 2pmGallery location: SAMARA Contemporary, 156 Augusta Avenue, Kensington Market, Toronto. www.samaracontemporary.com | www.instagram.com/samara_contemporary SAMARA Contemporary in collaboration with Kid Icarus, are pleased to announce Furoshiki, A group exhibition that will feature the works of 20 artists working with the theme: “Gifting” Furoshiki wrap is an … Read More

OOAK 2019

November 16, 2019Storefront

Kid Icarus will be at the One of a Kind Winter Show 2019.Come by and say hi at booth J21 November 24th to December 1st!At Kid Icarus we take pride in representing locally made items with the highest quality standards. We specialize in screen printed paper products from posters to greeting cards. Each piece is … Read More

Hoglumps Q + A

October 25, 2019Storefront

Hoglumps is run by the talented Alex Brownell. Lovely screen printed goods and textiles, handmade in Canada.Check out our Hoglumps Artist Q + A! How did you start?I’ve been sewing since I was a child, I think I learned to sew in Brownies (the thing before Girl Scouts). I would make little plushies from socks, … Read More

Sparkle Collective Q + A

October 15, 2019Storefront

We had the pleasure of interviewing Sparkle Collective Britt Saunders is the creator of Sparkle Collective. Based out of Toronto, Canada Sparkle Collective is fuelled by donuts, and inspired by cats and magic. Sparkle Collective Artist Q & A: How did you start? My background is in graphic design, but I’ve been drawing since I … Read More

Store Hours

October 11, 2019Storefront

Kid Icarus Will be closed Monday, October 14th for Thanksgiving! Regular hours will resume October 15th. Enjoy the long weekend.

PEDESTRIAN SUNDAY

September 25, 2019News & Events, Storefront

Addelle McCauley is a Toronto based artist and screen printer. Her work explores the the relationships between corporeality and transcendental states of mind through the themes of ritual and ceremony. Jackie Lee is a printmaker who specializes in screen printing and independent publications. As well as enamel pins and patches and other fun printed goodies. … Read More

Allison + Cam Q&A

August 26, 2019Storefront

We had the pleasure of sitting down with Allison Burda + Cam Gee, Working collaboratively they make illustrations and animations as well as sell there own line of greeting cards. They create things in the spirit of colour and fun. Allison + Cam Artist Q & A: How did you start? Neither of us went to … Read More

PEDESTRIAN SUNDAY

August 22, 2019News & Events, Storefront

Stop by August 25th to see this months featured Pedestrian Sunday artists. Vicky To, Alexandra Tustin, and Sidney Nielsen will be out in front of Kid Icarus selling their beautiful merch! Sidney Nielsen is a Toronto based illustrator and screen printer. A lover of colour her pieces reflect this. Come see her works of curiosity … Read More

Smitten Kitten Q & A

July 20, 2019Greeting Cards, Storefront

We had the pleasure to converse with the owner of Smitten Kitten for our Artist Q & A. Amy Kwong, the designer behind the brand, started Smitten Kitten in 2006 and opened the I HAVE A CRUSH ON YOU Gift Shop in 2014. How did you start? I started Smitten Kitten in 2006 after I … Read More