UNKL Show: San Francisco

Posted on October 23, 2006 Under Design

This Thursday, October 26th from 6-8pm, Kid Robot San Francisco is throwing a release party for the new UNKL UniPo toy series. They have all the first series plus a very limited-edition 6" version, only 100 made (shown here). Kid…

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Fitzsu Grand Prix

Posted on October 23, 2006 Under Design

We're loving these artist-edition Playsam cars, created for the Fitzsu Society, a Los Angeles based modern accessories store. Thirty-three international designers created one-of-a-kind cars using the original Playsam Streamliner car (we wrote about last August). They invited artists from all…

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Thundermutt Series 14 Launch

Posted on October 1, 2006 Under Design

BA-Reps, an illustration agency based in New York launched a limited edition collection of designer toys last week by artist Tristan Eaton, Gary Baseman, Stephen Bliss, Dave Needham, and Andrew Rae. This collection is an addition to the popular Thundermutt…

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UrbanRetro Sale

Posted on September 7, 2006 Under Design

Every city needs that secret spot where you can get off-beat tees or prints from your favorite independent artist. For Los Angeles, I'd say MOMA or MOCA would fit that need. Our friends on the side of the Atlantic, too…

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New Stuff at UNKL

Posted on August 8, 2006 Under Design

Along with Comic Con (July 20-23, 2006) came a myriad of goods--and some items definitely not to be missed are the new tees from UNKL. You can support your favorite characters JunPo, TinPo, HazMaPo, and SUG by wearing one of…

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SUGs D56 and E57

Posted on July 25, 2006 Under Design

New SUGs, the Tactical Unit team member working for you are finally here, courtesy of UNKL. The D56, in black and grey, and E57, in red sporting the single white glove, are part of Series 2 and have only one…

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Mojizu: Character Design Network

Posted on July 18, 2006 Under Life

What do you think of when I say the word Nintendo? Mario perhaps? What about Sega? Sonic the Hedgehog, right? When you think about it, there are so many icons that are usually simple and easy to remember, yet represent…

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Sket One’s Customs

Posted on June 6, 2006 Under Design

Connecticut based graffiti artist Sket One recently released five awesome toys based on food and household products most of us see everyday. They're all up for viewing at the Subcultures "Art of the action figure" show at Channel 1 in…

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Patrick Ma at Kidrobot SF

Posted on May 31, 2006 Under Design

Brussels born artist Patrick Ma joined forces with Kidrobot for a signing of his wilderness crusader and commando, Peary the Bloody Polar Bear, on May 18, 2006. Fans of Ma and Kidrobot alike flocked to Kidrobot SF to meet the…

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Tinpo Series 2 Fashion Victims

Posted on May 17, 2006 Under Design

We're big UNKL fans here, and they have been teasing us with a Coming Soon label on the new Tinpo Series 2 figures for quite some time--but after patiently waiting, the first designs are here and they’re making a very…

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