Tag Archives for Designer Toys

Black Ox Fighting Bot

Just stumbled across this website from Japan all about robots and found the very impressive walking, fist throwing robot by Vstone called the Black Ox . It stands a mighty foot and a half high, has twenty articulation points and … Continue reading

15. March 2008 by Kieran
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Sinister 7 – Interactive Munny

This article from Sparkfun.com details a really interesting piece of work made with some of their equipment, an electronic version of the Magic 8-Ball game that detects motion through a gyroscope and displays its information on a mobile-phone screen embedded … Continue reading

02. February 2008 by Kieran
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Mephist Fiesta: Beast-666

This is a submission I've sent into a character design / repaint contest for the 'Mephist Fiesta' series of designer toys by Touma and Play Imaginative. Beast-666 has a fondness for barcodes, microchip implants and death metal :) – link

14. December 2006 by Kieran
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MadVillain / MF Doom Vinyl Figure

It was inevitable, sooner or later prolific underground rapper MF Doom, who's persona is heavily based on comic book character Dr Doom, would make the transition from vinyl record to urban vinyl in the form of his own action figure. … Continue reading

10. December 2006 by Kieran
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Anatomy of a Kugg

Plastic and Plush has a really interesting two part feature on the development of a series of Urban Vinyl figures called 'Kuggs', right from concept design through to the prototyping and final production. The Story of Kuggs – Part 1The … Continue reading

21. October 2006 by Kieran
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The Diabolical YouTube

Was having a browse through YouTube, the free video hosting community that's a surefire target for Napster style lithegation in the near future by pissed off media conglomerates… anyways found this video, a 1980's style Japanese toy commercial (produced by … Continue reading

23. February 2006 by Kieran
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