Posted by Nick December 16, 2011

James Jarvis toys are a starting to become more of a rare breed as alot of the original artists from the scene take a breather from the toy scene. So when James Jarvis does release a figure (like last years Caleb) it's gains alot of attention. This time the figure's not exactly new, cos we've all seen the YOD before but now he comes in this lovely wood finish in collaboration with Japanese design studio Landscape Products.

YOD is the epitomy of James's work, a simple potato head shaped figure with arms and legs now produced in dark brown walnut and limited to just 50pcs. These are going on sale tomorrow Saturday Dec 17th available from Amos Toys. I like the YOD character and a wooden version sounds awesome, but I mist admit i find the walnut YOD slightly underwhelming - i just think it's lacking a real polish and shine to it that would bring a whole lot more to the figure. Next to the wooden Kaws bearbricks and Companion i think this wont have the same impact.



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