14 October 2016

I might write a lot about designer toys, but some brands and artists slip past even me. So I did a double-take as I walked by Jellykoe's booth at NYCC. Their designs are super cute and every piece...

13 October 2016

I spent way more money than I intended to at NYCC. And myplasticheart took the majority of it, mostly thanks to their wooden Androids from Andrew Bell. And while I was too late to pick up one of...

11 October 2016

Kidrobot shared a booth with us at NYCC last year, but this year they had their own, spacious area. The brand mainly showcased one of their newest projects, a revival of the 1980s toy line,...

NYCC 16 DTA EXCLUSIVE:  5" Black Incognito Dunny by twelveDot!
03 October 2016

Kidrobot and the Designer Toy Awards have teamed up to release this special colorway of t...

28 September 2016

Tenacious Toys are brining airbrushed goodness to NYCC courtesy of UNCLE Studio. Cosmic ultralandscapes are comprised of stars, galaxies, and nebulae, and adorn a Calevarita, Mecha Dunny,...

26 September 2016

While the pessimists are saying the designer toy scene is dead, new brick and mortar stores are popping up on both coasts. While Martian Toys expands to Philly, Gravy Toys is putting a bird on it...

23 September 2016

Well, I now have $45 fewer dollars in my bank account. myplasticheart...

15 September 2016

We recently got a sneak peek at Andrea Kang's customs coming to myplasticheart's NYCC booth. The piece was clearly adorable and perfectly painted, but the full reveal is still astonishing. These...

14 October 2016

P!Q took the short hike from Grand Central to the Javits and brought a bunch of custom Labbits. The gift shop put together a group show focusing on sweets and Kidrobot's newest blank platform toy...

13 October 2016

The New York native Tenacious Toys brought an utter buttload of customs to NYCC. Cat Atomic and UNCLE Studio dominated the booth, while minifigures from Touma and a variety of other artists...

05 October 2016

Are ya ready kids?! Secret Base's half X-Ray Spongebob is getting a monochromatic makeover with a bright silver epidermis and a dark silver skeleton underneath the transparent half. Spongebob's...

NYCC 16 EXCLUSIVE: LUKE CHUEH BLACK & GOLD DISSECTED BEAR HEAD
30 September 2016

Luke Chueh and Clutter have teamed up to bring to you this sleek colorway of Luke Chueh's Dissected Bear Head!

Proving that Luke...

27 September 2016

Your NYCC budget just got a little tighter. myplasticheart have teamed up with Bubi Au Yeung and Fluffy House for an exclusive Treeson. Dubbed Be Kind & Silly Treeson, the classic character...

26 September 2016

I see the light! JFo, who you may remember from the LED-equipped Valentine's Day Dunny, has started to...

22 September 2016

Remember those adorable Abbey Road toys from Bito? The Taipei design studio is at it again, this time with...

Tokidoki ICC 2016 Unicorno
15 September 2016

Heads up Unicorno lovers! There's a new 5-inch Unicorno design coming out this fall. The downside? It's exclusively being...

13 October 2016

Sanrio had a booth at NYCC but it was pretty much empty. There were a few pieces under glass, such as their collaboration with Chocolate Skateboards, but didn't have anything for sale. Elsewhere...

13 October 2016

While Toy Tokyo mostly clogged The Block with lines for the latest cookie cutter Fuko Pop! figure, they did at least bring four amazing pieces to NYCC. We revealed these kaiju-style TMNT...

04 October 2016

The first multi-artist Dunny series since 2014's Art of War is shaping up. We knew that J*RYU, Jon-Paul Kaiser, Camilla d'Errico, Tokyo Jesus, and Godmachine were participating, but we had to...

NYCC 16 EXCLUSIVE: Rose C'est La Vie 6" Bedtime Bunny
28 September 2016

Clutter and Peter Kato have once again teamed up to create this Clutter Exclusive Rose C'est La Vie Bedtime Bunnie colorway!

Standing 6-inches tall...

Smorkin’ Monger Jerome - Superman
27 September 2016

Hold onto your capes, there’s a new Jerome in Mongeropolis! His delicious red, yellow and blue ice cream is a favorite with the young and the young-at-heart, but he’s still a smorkin’ curmudgeon....

23 September 2016

I need sugar, stat! After walking through P!Q in Grand Central to view Zard Apuya's first solo show, I'm lusting for donuts, Kinder Happy Hippos, and chunks of cookie dough. Zard, if you didn't...

19 September 2016

Each month, the UK's Collect & Display release a series of custom toys from a new artist. September's guest artists are Jen and Tony Bot, who have created four custom Dunnys based on a...

13 September 2016

I've got the 3 inch Brillo Dunny from Kidrobot's collaboration with The Andy Warhol Foundation and it's awesome. If you told me an 8 inch version was coming out, I'd tell you to give me one. And...

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