Posted on May 4, 2006 Under Design

I've always been a big fan of the UNKL toys, especially the Hazmapos series. In celebration of the super-special B1 Series, UNLK created a limited run of "sales" posters. They're hand screened, signed, numbered and are only $10 each. Of…

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Kid Robot Dunny Giveaway

Posted on May 1, 2006 Under Gadgetry

The guys over at Kid Robot are giving away 5, one of a kind Siemens CF110 cell phones and 8" chrome plated Dunnys. Dunny, the action figure originally made of soft, smooth vinyl was created to be customized in a…

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Brendan Monroe’s Sour

Posted on January 30, 2006 Under Design

The wait is almost over for all you toy-fanatics waiting to get a hold of the Brendan Monroe Sour, the quirky sculpture like toy which was unveiled at Comicon back in July. Super online toy store Android 8 is expecting…

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Jesus Astronaut

Posted on January 15, 2006 Under Design

As most of you know I rarely go covering the designer toy movement unless it's something really fun. About a year ago I saw pictures of the Astronaut Jesus toy by the Argentian design crew DOMA but unfortunately there were…

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Brenden Monroe’s Sour

Posted on July 19, 2005 Under Design

Brendan Monroe has got some new toys in production, which look very promising. The toy, called "Sour", is an adorable (and a bit creepy) tree stump type figure with leaves sprouting out the top. There will be four variations, one…

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The Android 8 Toy Design Contest

Posted on April 20, 2005 Under Design

Android8 is the new shop on the block-- so we won't tease them for that, they're holding their own. They have a very sweet selection of toys and goodies, so if you haven't yet, check 'em out. I'm proud to…

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Posted on March 24, 2005 Under Design

Portland based Unklbrand has some seriously good toys, art (silk screens, painted skate decks, etc), and apparel. Their shirts are all hot, each design reflecting their playful line of designer toys. They are currently producing a small figure exclusively for…

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Android 8 Store

Posted on March 22, 2005 Under Design

Android 8 is open! Alas the launch of Android 8, one of the hottest online stores I've seen to date. It's astounding how nice this store functions and looks--not to mention it has a line of limited edition products we're…

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Posted on March 4, 2005 Under Design

I don't usually cover much of the designer toy movement--it's not that I don't like the products it's just that I think there is far too much to cover. Although with that said I thought this one was far too…

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The Flybar

Posted on December 13, 2004 Under Life

Legendary skater Andy Macdonald is endorsing this crazy new pogo like invention; the the Flybar. The old school pogo stick on speed. Huge jumps with a one-of-a-kind adjustable elastomeric spring system packed in a high strength aluminum body. Looks like…

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