COOLRAIN x MINDstyle DUNKEYS 23 Figure

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 24, 2012
MINDstyle and COOLRAIN have collaborated before, but this time the celebrated Korean toymaker and acclaimed artist are pooling their efforts on a single, highly limited DUNKEYS 23 figurine. Actually, “figurine” is a bit of a misnomer, as...

Kronk x Kidrobot “Dweezil” Dragon

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 20, 2012
Kidrobot has aligned with South African artist Kronk to produce a limited edition figurine named “Dweezil.” Coming in two different color variants, the “peace, love and rock ‘n’ roll” 15-inch hookah-smoking dragon...

Fujiya Co. x Medicom Toy 400% Peko-Chan Bearbrick

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 20, 2012
Peko-chan — the well-loved, pigtailed mascot of Japanese confectionary store and restaurant giant Fujiya — has been given the Medicom Bearbrick treatment as part of an upcoming collaborative release. The figure will be launched in a 400%...

OriginalFake KAWS Companion “Resting Place” – A Closer Look

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 19, 2012
After getting an early preview of the upcoming OriginalFake KAWS Companion “Resting Place” figure last week, today the artist debuts a further look into the piece via his Instagram account. The image showcases a side profile shot of the f...

LEGO 80th Anniversary Animated Film

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 13, 2012
A fixture in people’s “fondest childhood memory banks,” LEGO celebrates 80 years of putting smiles on both children and adult’s faces with an animated film. Detailing the rich and whimsical beginning of the company – spo...

Nike NSW x Coolrain “Dream Team” Figures featuring Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Kevin Durant

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 13, 2012
Celebrated Korean toymaker and artist Coolrain offers a suitable homage to this year’s 2012 Dream Team with two series of action figures. Three particular high-profile and now 2012 gold medal-winning athletes in Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, and L...

OriginalFake KAWS Companion “Resting Place” Preview

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 11, 2012
It’s been over half a year since we’ve seen a new non-collaborative toy release from KAWS and OriginalFake. But breaking the silence is a preview into an upcoming KAWS Companion release dubbed “Resting Place.” While the majori...

Perfection Through Imperfection: John Findra’s Miniature Wrecks

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 9, 2012
John Findra believes that “perfection” as it is most widely accepted, is an attainable and man-made state, and thus boring. He postulates that true perfection is naturally selected, and that when a car is left to nature’s entropic d...

Outdoor Products x Medicom Toy Bearbrick 400%

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 2, 2012
Known predominately as a lifestyle-driven bag purveyor in Asia relative to its performance positioning elsewhere, Outdoor Products unveils an upcoming toy project with Medicom Toy and its lauded Bearbrick figure. A dark royal blue hue makes for the p...

The Dark Knight Rises Batman 1/4 Scale Figure by Hot Toys

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 31, 2012
Hot Toys bring us this latest release in the form of a 1/4 scale Batman figure. Concluding Christopher Nolan’s trilogy with The Dark Knight Rises, a highly lifelike representation of Batman played by Christian Bale is provided by the Hong Kong-...

Hot Toys ‘The Avengers’ Iron Man Mark VII Limited Edition Figure

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 27, 2012
Capitalizing on the recent success of this year’s motion picture adaptation of The Avengers, a limited edition 1/6 scale Iron Man Mark VII figurine is forthcoming from Hot Toys. Allowing this figurine to easily stand out amongst others is a cle...

Toy Tokyo x Secret Base x Ron English McSupersized Me Figurine in Black

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 24, 2012
The latest iteration of the collaboration between artist Ron English, Secret Base and Toy Tokyo has arrived in a murdered-out colorway. The “McSupersized Me” figurine, previously seen in X-ray and monochrome versions, is a tongue-in-cheek...

Star Wars x Medicom Toy 400% C-3PO Bearbrick

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 23, 2012
First shown at Medicom Toy Exhibition ’12 and following the Star Wars x Medicom Toy “Star Wars Episode 1 3D” collection from earlier this year, the iconic film series and Bearbrick manufacturer have linked up once again. This time t...

Amos Celebrates 10 Years with a Farewell “Generic Character”

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 19, 2012
Amos marked a decade of successful toy-making with the Amos Generic Character Brand Store Collection at its pop-up space in Japan. With the retail space now come and gone, the London-based brand has revealed that they will conclude their work on this...

DC Comics x Medicom Toy Batman Bearbrick

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 13, 2012
On the eve of the release of the final chapter in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, DC Comics and Medicom Toy have partnered up for this exclusive limited edition Batman Bearbrick. Unlike the darker character of Nolan’s Dark Knight howe...