The Dark Knight Rises Batman Figure by Hot Toys

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 6, 2012
Known for their ultra-lifelike figures drawn from the world of film, Hot Toys returns with an ode to Batman as The Dark Knight Rises prepares to take over summer screens. The 1/6th scale figurine was crafted by Kojun and J.C. Hong and features interc...

A Bathing Ape Baby Milo Puppet

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 26, 2012
Baby Milo returns in toy form in this latest release from A Bathing Ape, this time appearing as a plush puppet. Sporting a manipulatable mouth and arms, the figure comes complete with a toy banana. With a retail price of ¥4,410 JPY (approximately $55...

The Joker 2.0 by Hot Toys

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 25, 2012
Hot Toys proudly presents an improved and new collectible version of the Joker, specially crafted based on Heath Ledger’s Joker. Featuring highly detailed head sculptures crafted by chief Korean artists Yulli and JC and extraordinary 1/6th scal...

Marvel x Medicom Toy Bearbrick “Happy Lottery” Collection

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 24, 2012
Graphic comic giant Marvel has aligned with Medicom Toy for this latest Bearbrick “Happy Lottery” collection. A series of notable comic book characters are iterated in the form of vinyl toys for this release. Most significantly included w...

LEGO 2012 Haunted House

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 20, 2012
LEGO builds upon its popular Monster Fighters Collection adding its first official Haunted House. Built with three floors with a hidden lever in the chimney that releases a drop-down staircase to access the top floor, this imaginative piece features...

Vans OTW Advocate Chris Kong Talks Toy Design

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 19, 2012
Garage Works Industries and Made by Monster’s Chris Kong is the latest to be profiled as part of Vans OffTheWall.tv’s chronicle of various movers and shakers in a variety of different artistic mediums. Catching up with him on the streets...

Marc Jacobs “Muscle Man Marc” South Park Doll

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 19, 2012
After collaborating on a range of T-shirts that benefited the NYC Cancer Institute, Marc Jacobs and South Park have once again teamed up – this time to present the “Muscle Man Marc” South Park doll. Having been featured in an episod...

Amos Generic Character Brand Store Collection

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 15, 2012
London-based label Amos is poised to open the doors of a new pop-up space in Japan to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Offering a set of figures very much in the style of the brand, the Generic Character Brand Store in Tokyo will remain open over the...

LEGO Architecture Big Ben

DesignComments ⋅ May 31, 2012
The acclaimed LEGO Architecture series is headed to the United Kingdom, with its latest model of London’s most famous clock tower Big Ben. The series already contains such global landmarks as the Burj Khalifa, the Sydney Opera House, and the Gu...

Medicom Toy Exhibition ’12

DesignComments ⋅ May 30, 2012
Medicom Toy has announced its Medicom Toy Exhibition ’12, set to take place this summer at the Parco Museum in Shibuya. The latest annual showcase from the brand looks to highlight a number of new and exciting products and collaborations, while...

Coarsetoys “the rise of pain in dreams” Vinyl Figure

DesignComments ⋅ May 30, 2012
If you have a taste for the macabre, check out “rise of pain in dreams,” the showpiece vinyl figure presented by coarsetoys. While the pictures may not belie its size, the haplessly wounded figure was originally sculpted by Mark Landwehr...

“Art & Toys” – The Collection of Selim Varol @ Collectors Room Berlin

DesignComments ⋅ May 25, 2012
Presented at Collectors Room Berlin, “Art & Toys” showcases an amassed collection of over 15,000 characters from Selim Varol – making it one of the largest toy collections in all of Europe. In addition, the exhibition is home t...

LEGO Bat Rod by Michael Choy

DesignComments ⋅ May 25, 2012
With the final installment of Christopher Nolan’s Batman saga rapidly approaching, fans are looking for new and exciting ways to show their support for The Caped Crusader. Hong Kong resident Michael Choy created this DIY Bat Rod which needless...

Yum Yum London Releases Toys For Their “Happy Food” Short Video

DesignComments ⋅ May 25, 2012
As evidenced by the ending on their first animated short “Parallel Parking,” creative studio Yum Yum London loves a calculated buildup before delivering their surprise punchline. “Happy Food,” the latest short from the studio...

Karimoku x Medicom Toy 400% Glow-in-the-Dark Bearbrick

DesignComments ⋅ May 24, 2012
As part of the 2012 Medicom Toy Exhibition, the famed figurine maker has unveiled a glow-in-the-dark version of its 400% Karimoku Bearbrick. The Karimoku series of Bearbrick figures are constructed entirely out of granular wood by esteemed Japanese w...