Mix Japanese Folklore And 80s Horror And This Is What You Get: Two Face Todd - Designer Toy From Tokyo

When it comes to designer toys, Japanese rock. As proven by this new and exciting "up-and-coming" toy designer from Tokyo: Masa-shi. Masa-shi founded his designer toy label Bad Attic in summer 2015. As a Japanese toy designer and illustrator he is heavily inspired by 80s and 90s gross-out...


So, Bicycle Girl - what's your story?

Believe it or not. One of AMC's The Walking Dead zombie characters already has had its first "spinoff" - kind of. You who have read the comic book's first issue all have met her: A dead, half-eaten zombie girl right there on page 16! The Bicycle Girl, a.k.a. Hannah is one of the first zomb...


Uggglyyyy!!! Mimobot launches Uglydoll USB Drives

My bright orange Uglydog has accompanied me over the last years. Tightly connected to my bunch of keys he watches over them and makes sure, they don't get lost. Thanks to him I don't have to look for them all over the place, every time I want to get out. And I get involved in funny convers...


The return of The Walking Dead Minimates

With Robert Kirkman's Walking Dead comic book series reaching its 100th issue, Diamond Select Toys released a whole new series of highly detailed "The Walking Dead" Minimates minifigures based on the comic book (instead of the television show)! The assortment of "Season 2" two-packs once...


It's getting cold: Frankie Frost flaunts his frozen flakes upon the Android World!

Andrew Bell is an avid Android user himself. So he teamed up with some friends at Google to bring their little green mascot to life as adult collectibles. Their specially designed vinyl figures come in classic android green and various other individual designs and stand 3 inches tall featu...


Plants vs Zombies Funko Vinyl Figures

Zombies are without a doubt on their way to world domination. A whole bunch of literature is already available to give qualified advice as to what weapon is most suitable to avert impending zombiefication. (Walking Dead Fans might know the answer already). This is only another step: FUNKO'...


Dunny mania – our top-10 favourite Dunnys!

Kidrobot is one of the first and foremost producers of limited designer toys and home to many talented young artists with various backgrounds. Names like Tara MacPherson, Tim Biskup, Junko Mizuno and Andrew Bell, are found among those who have created some of the most interesting designs....


Andrew Bell's "Mahakala": Let's fight the poisons that blind!

In Buddhism "Mahakala" represents a protective deity that although full of positive energy and quite helpful, looks rather pissed off. Obviously a lot of Buddhist deities seem to to that. Andrew Bell's new 8" Dunny "Mahakala" follows this line: looking quite demonic and not so friendly it...


Lights on! Say “Hi!” to Chuppi

I always envied people for their really cool stuff. Like everybody interesting has one of these designer lamps – what’s the name? “Lava Lamps”!!! And “Space Projectors”! MATHMOS, 1963 inventor of the lava lamp and other famous “lightshows” has now teamed up with Sheffield based graphic ar...


Atropa: Designer toy evolution

Jason Limón, born 1973 in San Antonio, Texas graduated from Visual Arts & Technology Center in San Antonio and works as a Graphik Designer. His Artwork is quite "wanted", maybe because he usually prefers a brush to a computer. Kidrobot produced his latest amazing work April 2012: an 8 inch...


Nothing can stop them: Avengers go designer toys

Hopefully these standing 3 3/4' tall vinyl Avenger figures created by Funko are just a small part of the whole Avenger movie toys shock wave to come. Out since March and April 2012 they are a mix of Funko's "POP!" style figures and "Bobble Heads" and mostly inspired by designer toys. Capt...


Har Har! Beware of the Domo Quees!

Toy2r is a Hong Kong based company responsible for the creation of a number of very successful designer toys and collectables. Founded in 1995 by Raymond Choy it soon turned into an internationally recognized company. Toy2r were pioneers of supporting the designer toy movement as we know i...


Don't play with your Sushi!

Andrew Bell was born in England in 1978. His family moved to the U.S. in the mid 1980's. He has been working as an artist, illustrator, painter etc. in New York since 1996 and graduated from B.F.A. School of Visual Arts NY in 2000. His designer toys and sculptures made it into quite a few...