Tag: Urban Vinyl

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 20, 2016
designertoyawards2016toy The finalists for the 6th Annual Designer Toy Awards (DTAs) have been announced and Public Voting has begun! We’d like to thank the nomination committees, who have worked tirelessly to whittle down the 100’s of nominees. Pro Committee: Jackson Aw, Huck Gee, Dov Kelmer, Kirby Kerr, Benny Kline, Travis Lykins, Gary Rozanski, John Stokes, and Vince Yu. Public: Justin Cheah , Lee Funai, Ketha Insomphou, Steve…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2016
Adventure Time "The Lich" 8-inch Resin Figure
Limited Edition 200 pieces
$100 Kidrobot has six convention exclusives that will be available for pre-order on Kidrobot.com starting Monday, June 13th! A limited amount of each exclusive will be available to pre-order at a special pre-order price for San Diego Comic Con pick-up only. Quantities of each exclusive will be reserved for purchase at San Diego Comic Con. Please note: Pre-orders…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 29, 2016
KRMishkaDunny1 Mishka x Kidrobot Dunny Series Releasing in March! Mishka- born in Brooklyn, raised in Hell- has been a street wear fixture since 2003. The brand can trace it’s roots back to New York City’s “fertile crescent” of hip-hop, street-art and punk. Kidrobot is stoked to translate Mishka’s particular brand on madness onto our Dunny platform. This…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 15, 2016
ClutterBedtimeBunny2 As the crisp, cool air of winter settles in, Peter Kato’s Bedtime Bunnies rise from their burrow beds for some sleepytime playing. Created in collaboration between Kato and Clutter Magazine, this entirely new Bedtime Bunnie figure finds the design cast in vinyl for the very first time! Standing 6-inches tall, these companions of insomnia have been…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 22, 2015
TTNYCCExGrayskull1 Tenacious Toys announces the first wave of their NYCC Exclusives, including both custom toys and resin figures from around the world: ▪ Mini Grayskull 1-inch resin figures by ETC Toys: 8 pieces, $5 each ▪ Oop Blue 2.5-inch resin figures by Matt Obscure Perez: 15 pieces, $35 each ▪ Beats Series Part 6: MPC 3000…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 20, 2015
KRSimpsons2 Kidrobot is joining forces with both Ron English and Kenny Scharf to release three brand newSimpsons vinyl figures in 2015! These figures will coincide with Kidrobot’s latest Simpsons 3” Mini Figures Series release. Kidrobot is excited to bring together the classic Simpsons license with notable and talented artists to produce these premium vinyl figures. Ron English has created two 3” figures with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 31, 2015
KRBabyHuey1 Boulder, CO – July 30, 2015 – Kidrobot is excited to announce Baby Huey will soon be available in stores and online at Kidrobot.com following it’s successful launch at San Diego Comic Con. It’s all about that fade baby! Pretty hard to step into your Dad’s shoes, even if you have teeny tiny little feet, but a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2015
KRVioletSoda1 Boulder, CO – July 21, 2015 – Kidrobot is excited to announce the official release of Junko Mizuno’s Violet Soda Lady 8” Dunny. Following the sold out release of Berry Chocolate Lady at San Diego Comic Con, Kidrobot and Junko Mizuno will release Violet Soda Lady 8” Dunny on Friday, July 31st. In celebration of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 23, 2015
CartoonNetTitans1 From Cartoon Network and Titan Merchandise come Cartoon Network TITANS: The Cartoon Network Collection! Collecting fan favourites from such classic and contemporary series as Dexter’s Lab, Johnny Bravo, Adventure Time and Uncle Grandpa – this wave of 3″ Blindboxed Vinyl figures is a must have for any cartoon fan! Each figure is 3″ blind-boxed and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2015
UncleNosCON NUEVO RÓTULO monster home y logo OK It’s always great to find cool toys from around the world.  This week I was contacted by a new Spanish toy company called AMIGO TOYZ.  They have announced their first line of toys: MONSTER HOME, a Gallery of Classic Monsters, original representations inspired by movies, books and mythology. All of them designed in a lovely retro…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2015
TenaciousNinjaBlog2 May 25, 2015– In an effort to streamline the web address of their blog, Tenacious Toys has partnered with artists Tony Gil and Playful Gorilla to re-brand the widely-read blog as Tenacious.Ninja. While the layout, content, writers and purpose of the Tenacious Blog remain the same, the web address has changed from tenacious-toys.blogspot.com to simply www.tenacious.ninja…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2014
KidRobotLogo URBAN VINYL ICON KIDROBOT JOINS NECA FAMILY OF COMPANIES Will Again Be Run as an Artist-Driven Company Under the Creative Direction of Frank Kozik. Hillside, NJ – November 19, 2014 – In an announcement sure to bring cheers and tears of joy to die-hard fans and artists around the world, KR Purchase, LLC (a wholly…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 11, 2014
DconLogo2 This past weekend in Pasadena, fans flocked to D-Con, AKA DesignerCon 2014.  Despite it occurring in my “back yard” each year, this is the first year I have been able to attend.   It’s a terrific show, with great programming, great vendors and a great energy.  The show is gaining popularity and has doubled in size…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 6, 2014
NEW YORK COMIC CON ESC-TOY BOOTH #515 OFFICIAL RELEASE LIST!  SPECIAL ESC 9th ANNIVERSARY PRICING! New York Comic Con is finally around the corner and we will have special ESC 9th anniversary pricing during the event! All goods on the list will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. Please check the scheduled release…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 1, 2014
Tenacious Collective booth graphics & artwork provided by 123KLAN   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2014 Following up on a dynamic and exciting presence at NYCC 2013, Tenacious Toys is again managing a massive 600-square-foot booth in the center of The Block, the area of New York Comic Con dedicated to art toys and the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2014
ROSE_CAD_001 Celebrate the world’s favorite space-and-time-traveling adventurer with the latest range of TITANS from Titan Entertainment – a multiverse of figures to collect!   Since we first started our Doctor Who TITANS all that time ago, fans have been requesting one figure more than any other, we received emails, tweets, requests at every show we displayed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2014
KidRobotNY1 After a little over 10 years, the gang at Kid Robot, who were pioneers in brining Urban Vinyl and designer toys to the US are closing (and possibly relocating) their New York City location. The following message was posted today over on KidRobot’s official blog: Dear Kidrobot Community, After an amazing decade-plus year run, our beloved Kidrobot…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 10, 2014
THIS IS NOT A TOY An Exhibition of Contemporary Art + Collectible Design Celebrate the World’s First Large-Scale Exhibition Dedicated to Designer Toys at the Design Exchange  This Is Not a Toy at Canada’s Design Museum, Design Exchange, featuring Better Knowing by KAWS   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – TORONTO, Canada – February 7, 2014 –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 1, 2013
THIS IS NOT A TOY: An Exploration of Urban Vinyl as Design and Art Form Pharrell Williams Guest Curates First Large-Scale Designer Toy Exhibition  at the Design Exchange   Photo Credit: Terry Richardson TORONTO, Canada – November 26, 2013 – On February 7th, 2014, Canada’s Design Museum, the Design Exchange (DX) launches the world’s first ever…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 29, 2013
Bad Teeth & Double Haunt are preparing to unleash their Mini-Cheestroyer figurine in 2014!! The recent resin releases have all sold out, so the guys have decided to produce the “little cheeseburger monster” in gorgeous vinyl! They need a little help to get everything up & running so they have set up a Kickstarter for…

 

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