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Medicom Toy 400% Aroma Diffuser Bearbrick

DesignComments ⋅ May 23, 2012
One of the more unusual releases from Medicom Toy, the brand is set to introduce an aroma diffuser disguised as a Bearbrick. Detail-free with a semi-translucent white exterior, the diffuser even houses a built-in LED. Coming in 400% form and measurin...

AMIREX x Medicom Toy 400% Aluminum Bearbrick

DesignComments ⋅ May 23, 2012
Introducing yet another unique take on its signature Bearbrick, Medicom Toy is set to introduce a collaboration with Japan’s AMIREX this summer. Constructed of solid aluminum, the collaborative release sees a minimalist look with branding appea...

Parra x Kidrobot ‘Pierced’ Figure

DesignComments ⋅ May 19, 2012
Prolific Dutch artist Parra collaborates with Paul Budnitz’s Kidrobot in this exceptional limited edition set of 300 pieces. Pierced is a 10-inch tall vinyl piece based on an original silkscreen painting by the Dutch master. With signature post...

coarse Studio Night Recap

DesignComments ⋅ May 11, 2012
coarse presented a wide variety of their signature works on April 29 in Hong Kong and was met with critical acclaim and a warm reception from fans who have come to expect some of the most innovative toys on the market. Showcasing a retrospective of c...

OriginalFake x Medicom Toy 6th Anniversary 1000% Bearbrick

DesignComments ⋅ May 11, 2012
OriginalFake and Medicom Toy celebrate their sixth anniversary with the 1000% Bearbrick. Dressed in a bold Chompers print fabric, the patterned outer portion can be removed for washing and maintenance. Extremely limited in quantity, the OriginalFake...

Marvel’s The Avengers x Hot Toys LOKI 1/6 Figure Teaser

DesignComments ⋅ May 9, 2012
With Marvel’s The Avengers currently breaking box office records worldwide, Hong Kong’s Hot Toys is set to introduce a line of 1/6 scale figures based on the film, including villainous god LOKI, Thor’s archenemy and adoptive brother...

Medicom Toy Tokyo Soramachi Sky Tree Town Bearbrick Collection

DesignComments ⋅ May 9, 2012
In celebration of the opening of the Medicom Toy Tokyo flagship store in the similarly new Tokyo Sky Tree Town facility, the veteran toy maker has unveiled a line of ornate Bearbricks to commemorate the occasion. Dressed up in bold colors with expert...

Medicom Toy Tokyo Soramachi Sky Tree Town Opening

DesignComments ⋅ May 8, 2012
Headlining the global toy market today is news that Medicom Toy will open doors to its Tokyo Soramachi Sky Tree Town store this month on Tuesday, May 22. Nestled in the tallest tower in the world formally known as the New Tokyo Tower, this aesthetica...

Chris Brown x Ron English DUM ENGLISH Launch Recap @ Cory Helford Gallery

DesignComments ⋅ May 4, 2012
In a seemingly unlikely collaboration, Chris Brown of Grammy Award-winning pop music fame and artist Ron English linked up for a collaborative “DUM ENGLISH” limited edition toy launch yesterday. Hosted by LA’s Toy Art Gallery, the t...

Nicola Formichetti x Medicom Toy Bearbrick “NICOPANDA”

DesignComments ⋅ May 2, 2012
After recently invading Hong Kong for his Nicopanda Pop-Up shop at Lane Crawford, Nicola Formichetti mints a custom Medicom Toy Bearbrick aptly titled, “NICOPANDA.” The miniature novelty is mocked up in black and white and boasts Formiche...

Porter x Karimoku x Medicom Toy 400% Bearbrick

DesignComments ⋅ May 1, 2012
2012 marks the 77th anniversary of Yoshida & Co (the makers of Porter bags), and to celebrate, the heritage luggage and accessory label is going big — 400% big. They’ve enlisted the help of Japanese Karimoku craftsmen to handcraft a giant M...

Andy Warhol x Medicom Toy x A Bathing Ape 2012 CAMO BANANA

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 24, 2012
For Spring/Summer 2012, Japanese streetwear staple A Bathing Ape has linked up with Andy Warhol and Medicom Toy for a plush take on Warhol’s iconic banana artwork. Taking the form of a pillow, the classic yellow and black banana skin houses a B...

Mishka x Medicom Toy 2012 Color Ver. 100% Bearbrick

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 24, 2012
Medicom’s venerable Bearbrick is no stranger to the collaboration game. This time though, Medicom is lending their bear to Mishka to sample a little imagery from Brooklyn’s finest. On par for the Mishka design, front-to-back detailing on...

Meet Retro Bobby: The Toy Collecting Barber

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 24, 2012
Retro Bobby is a video by Copenhagers that brings to light Bobby Agren’s retro toy/salon shop, Ruben & Bobby. Flashes of nostalgia are constant as the video, narrated by Bobby, tells us how his shop works and the fact that you can pay for a...

A Bathing Ape x Transformers Convoy Black Version

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 21, 2012
A Bathing Ape’s no stranger to the world of collaborative toys. While Medicom Toy and the Bearbrick has long been the quintessential form for a BAPE toy, the Japanese but now Hong Kong-owned streetwear giant reappropriates the classic Optimus P...