Droplet Series 2

Posted on January 19, 2010 Under Design

Our friends at JamFactory have updated their line of Droplets to five new designs. As always, these toys are sold blind box (same box design for each toy) because we can't all be the purple king. In Bristol, UK on…

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Star Wars Vinyl Toys For Good

Posted on July 15, 2009 Under Design

The Empire Muggs Back: Art for a Mighty Good Cause: Artists, comic book creators, toy designers, and celebrity fans are getting out their markers, paint brushes and glue guns to transform blank Mighty Muggs into one-of-a-kind Star Wars art to…

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Gavin Strange and the JamFactory

Posted on October 29, 2008 Under Design

Super one man design house Gavin Strange has caught our eye for his pumping fresh t-shirts, skateboards and these amazing little toys, Droplets. Droplets are little drops of high-gloss vinyl with personalities. They remind us of some character we created…

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Ideia & Companhia Vinyl Cut-Outs

Posted on March 31, 2008 Under Design

While some of us play our records, others play with them in a completely different way. After coming across dishes made from molded, reappropriated LPs on the Internet, Carol Furlan and her partner at Ideia & Companhia stopped at the…

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dVider Guest Artist Series: Jill Malek

Posted on February 5, 2008 Under Design

I've been a massive fan of dVider for a while now -- we spent some quality time at ICFF last year and I always check in to see what is new in the world of non-committal wall decor. Their endless…

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Tristan Eaton Does a Dunny

Posted on December 28, 2007 Under Design

It's about time that the rumors about a new Tristan Eaton Dunny coughed up something tangible, and now -- after almost two years of speculation -- we can finally say that an actual Dunny (designed by the actual co-creator of…

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SpearTalks: TADO

Posted on December 7, 2007 Under Design

Mike and Katie are TADO, the UK based duo whose darkly adorable characters have taken the design and vinyl worlds by storm. Only a few years out of university, the pair has already parented a unique aesthetic -- one that…

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Bax Bears + Thees

Posted on November 26, 2007 Under Design

Mmm, smells like Canada. I mean -- new vinyl -- it smells like new vinyl. Not that I'm sure about Bax Bears even being vinyl (the Thee looks primarily plastic-y, I think), only that the two, newish designer toys are…

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Top 5 Fine Art Gifts

Posted on November 23, 2007 Under Art

Chuck Anderson Prints: Read JS Review | Buy It ($35 - $65; shown as 2) Holy kaleidoscope! We'd paper maîche our houses in these were they a bit more weatherproof. Until that day, we'll just enjoy their sparkly-ness from the…

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Posted on November 16, 2007 Under Design

The crew at UNKL, famous for their UniPos, SUGs, and everything else they've ever done, just released something only the possessor of the finest Ivy-League education could contrive: UniPoker. Like it's name suggests, UniPoker is a brilliant mix of fun…

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