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Nominations now open for 7th Annual Designer Toy Awards!

The DTAs have now officially launched the nomination period for the 7th annual awards!

Running from now until April 7th (6pm EST), nominations can be submitted by clicking "Create Nomination". (You will need to be logged into your account, or create one).

This year's awards will accept nominations for releases, artists, and companies, that were active from January 1st, 2016 to December 31st, 2016.

So Get Nominating…

Only nominated items can be considered for the awards. If you want your piece...

The Designer Toy Awards are super excited to announce a brand new home for the prestigious annual DTA ceremony – Five Points Festival! The antidote to the average con, Five Points brings tastemakers, misfits, and rebels together with the new, retro, and infamous in a one-of-a-kind marketplace. 

A collision of art toys, comic art, and street art curated by Clutter Magazine and presented by Midtown Comics, Five Points is two days and nights of comic artists and writers, vinyl and plastic art toys, original art, resin, plush, blind boxes,...


We know you all have been patiently waiting for us to announce the host of the 6th Annual Designer Toy Awards, so hold on to your socks as we reveal this year's big news…

Stella Chuu to host the 6th Annual Designer Toy Awards!

This year, our special host is renown cosplayer, Stella Chuu! Being an award-winning cosplayer and advocate for nerd culture and self-confidence, Stella is a match made in geek heaven for the Designer Toy Awards!

Join us this Saturday, October 8th, 8pm - 11pm EST for the 6th Annual Designer Toy Award Ceremony! You still have a...