Saturday, April 7, 2012

Huck Gee is interviewed by Ryan the Wheelbarrow.

San Francisco artist and toy designer Huck Gee rolled through Kidrobot’s Boulder headquarters to chat with KR’s Social Media Ambassador Ryan the wheelbarrow about his early influences of art, graffiti and toys, as well as his early days with Kidrobot. Take a load off and enjoy 10 minutes of keeping it real one of the biggest players in the toy game.
Follow this link to watch this interview.

ToyCon hits the UK for the first time in 2013.

You read it right folks... the UK is finally getting their our designer toy convention, and it's about time if you ask me! The talent pool runs deep over there with not only artists, but with customizers, designers, shops, and everything else that would make for a great convention! That being said three Designer Toy fans Jonjo    Glynn, Ben Hart and Barry Darnell have announced the launch of the UKs first ever designer toy convention...  'ToyCon UK'. Taking place, a year from today, on Saturday, April 6th 2013 at Baden Powell house in Kensington, the event will bring together the UKs finest. Exhibitors already confirmed include: A Little Stranger, Cris Rose, Doktor A,, Hang Gang, Lunabee , Jon-Paul Kaiser, Matt "Lunartik" Jones, Mintyfresh, TADO, Triclops, The Tarantulas, Squink, Ume Toys, and Unbox Industries! So you may ask, how does this effect us over here, you know - across the pond... well, you have an entire year to start saving money for travel, that's how :-) and just like other conventions, they plan on having workshops, prize giveaways, live painting, show exclusives and a whole plethora of artist signings giving fans the chance to meet their favorites. If you are interested in exhibiting, you should email for details, and if you want to stay up to date with all the happenings, follow ToyCon UK via TwitterFacebook, and their official site! I'm really excited!!!!

Original post thanks to Spankystokes.

KaNo"s Android

KaNo has revealed his Android for series 3 to be released soon. Andrew Bell is getting ready to release Series 3 – this will be a artist base series. 

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Kidrobot releases new size DIY Munny toys.

On Thursday 12th April Kidrobot will be releasing 4 new DIY platform toys,Standard Munny, Raffy, Trikky and Fommi will all be available in the all new 7 inch format. 
This has now given you a wider range of DIY toys to work on, 4" , 7". 8" , and 20" So all you designers lets see some more magic on these new toys.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Minikiki and Given Collective at Toffie pop festival

On Saturday 31st March Minikiki and Given Collective joined forces to do a custom shoe colab at the Toffie festival. The theme was nature verse robot. This attracted a large amount of interest and great fun. The shoes will be going on display at Toitoy and if you are a Size 10 and are keen on having them contact me with a bid for them as we will donate the money to a charity still to be decided on.

Koralie Arlequine 3" Dunny.

When Koralie does a Dunny she does a incredible job of it. Korali together with Kidrobot will be releasing he new Arlequine Dunny on April 12th 2012. This piece will be limited to 1500 and will be a Kidrobot exclusive store release only, it is set to sell at $14.95.