3rd Annual Designer Toy Awards WINNERS

Held this past Saturday in New York City, the 3rd Annual Designer Toy Awards celebrated our community and honored releases from 2012. If you were unable to be there, you can still watch the entire ceremony at the DTA's Livestream channel (livestream.com/designertoyawards), but for those that just want the bare essentials… we present, without further ado, this year's winners!

Best Media Tie-in
Astro Boy by KAWS & Original Fake

Best Plush
Rishikesh George by Felt Mistress

Best Blog

Best Resin
Bad Apple by GOIN & Mighty Jaxx

Best Collection
Selim Varol

Best Vinyl
Target by Luke Chueh & Munky King

Hall of Fame inductees
Kid Hunter by Bounty Hunter
Gardener by Michael Lau
Martin by James Jarvis & Silas
KAWS Companion by KAWS & Bounty Hunter
Finkshit by Takeshit

Best Mini Series
OMFG (Outlandish Mini Figure Guys), Series 2 by October Toys

Best DIY Platform
Fonzo by Freak Store

Best Online Toy Store

Best 1/6th Scale
The Dark Knight: Joker 2.0 by Hot Toys

Best Sofubi
Wooper Looper by Gary Ham

Best Toy Store
Toy Art Gallery

Best Collaboration
Squadt TroubleBoys by Brandt Peters & Ferg / Playge

Outstanding Production
The Rise of Pain in Dreams by Coarse

Break-through Artist

Fan Favorite
Gummi Bear Anatomie by Jason Freeny & Fame Master Toys

Best Customizer
Huck Gee

Brand of the Year

Artist of the Year
Frank Kozik

Toy of the Year
Pierced by Parra & Kidrobot