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...

“Union Aquatic” Chris Gibbs Vinyl Figure by Fashion Figure Inc.

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 8, 2012
The captain of Union LA, Chris Gibbs, was recently immortalized in vinyl figure form by Fashion Figure Inc. Donning a range of quality threads — U.S. Alteration, Junya Watanabe, visvim, Carhartt and sophnet. x Pendleton – Gibbs stays on h...

Suicidal Tendencies x ZacPac x Medicom Toy “Institutionalized” S”K”UM-kun Vinyl Toy

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 3, 2012
Available on Saturday, April 7 is the all-new Medicom Toy exclusive “Institutionalized” S”K”UM-kun Vinyl Toy from ZacPac. This is the reverse colorway of the Japan exclusive “Pure Evil” edition which was a fan favo...

Frank Kozik x Kidrobot “The Gipper” Statue

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 3, 2012
Graphic artist Frank Kozik has lent his unique satirical essence to this Ronald Reagan bust, exclusive to Kidrobot. Based on a Brin Berliner sculpture, Kozik’s 15-inch vinyl rendition features “The Gipper” with an ‘X’ ca...

CLOT & Disney x MindStyle x BOUNTY HUNTER Skull Kun Mickey

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 2, 2012
After a successful collaborative release of the 3-Eyed Mickey Bearbrick earlier this year, CLOT and Disney align once again, this time with the assistance of toymakers, MindStyle and BOUNTY HUNTER. This exclusive vinyl piece blends two iconic charact...

……. Research – Mountain Research 2012 Spring “Mountain Men” Figures

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 29, 2012
Nearly a year ago, …… Research fabricated a limited edition set of “Mountain Men” figures made of 100% polyurethane, viewable here. The set featured four revolutionaries — Mao Zedong, Karl Marx, Vladimir Ilyich Lenin and...

Fred Perry x Medicom Toy 60th Anniversary 70% Bearbrick Series

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 24, 2012
To celebrate its 60th anniversary, British label Fred Perry have teamed with Japanese toy manufacturer Medicom Toy on a special offering of a series of 70% Bearbricks. With six different figures to choose from – including Tennis, Mods, Skins, 2...

Star Wars 35 Year Anniversary Sterling Silver R2-D2 and Pure Gold C-3PO

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 23, 2012
If there was ever a need for a reminder of how much you love anything Star Wars, the recent influx of nostalgic items have likely rejuvenated your longstanding affinity. To add another must-have to the list, Star Wars introduces its newest 35-year An...

Daft Punk x Medicom Toy 1000% Bearbricks

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 22, 2012
Medicom Toy has been producing their iconic Bearbrick figures since 2001. Having seen an iteration of a Daft Punk version in the past, they’ve once again teamed up on a 1000% Bearbrick. Set for release in July of this year, the Daft Punk influe...

House Industries x Medicom Toy Bearbrick Anniversary Logo Design Video

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 21, 2012
2012 is a busy year for milestone anniversaries. For Medicom Toy’s collectible Bearbrick, the brand is celebrating its tenth birthday. To commemorate the occasion, Medicom enlisted the vision and design of type foundry House Industries. The duo...

Pendleton Franklin Toy Horse

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 21, 2012
Pendleton advances a toy of fashionable simplicity with this collectable Franklin toy horse from its recent spring releases. The whimsical plush toy is crafted from a bright, Navajo-inspired Pendleton wool and cotton shell, and is equipped with leath...

LEGO Star Wars R2D2 Kit

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 20, 2012
Casual collectors need not apply — LEGO is adding a Star Wars R2D2 Kit to their Ultimate Collector series. This 2100-piece behemoth is over a foot tall, seven inches wide, and is designed to resemble the actual R2-D2 as closely as possible. The desig...

Frank Kozik x Kidrobot Ten Inch Smorkin’ “Bondage” Labbit

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 5, 2012
San Francisco-based artist Frank Kozik offers a new bondage interpretation of Kidrobot’s iconic Labbit. The 10” smorkin’ vinyl figure is actualized with a slight voyeuristic concept in mind, thanks to the familiar details including a studded collar,...