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From the over 700 entries placed for consideration, the Designer Toy Awards's Nomination Committee — comprised of over two dozen industry professionals — have painstakingly narrowed each award category down to the top 6 nominees in each, with the three fan choice versions consisting of the top 12 nominees. Announced earlier today on Toy Break, watch the video HERE and/or read the list of Finalists for the 4th Annual...

Whittled down from over 700 entrants by our Nomination Committee, comprised of over two dozen industry professionals, the 4th Annual DTA's list of finalists will be announced during a special Toy Break broadcast on Friday, August 15th, 2014 at 1PM Pacific time (that's 4PM Eastern). Scheduled to coincide with the special Toy Break video being launched, the Designer Toy Awards will also begin allowing voting in the six community voted categories: Artist of the Year (Fan Choice), Custom of the Year (Fan Choice), Toy of the Year (Fan Choice), Best Blog, Best...

If you ever wondered what was lurking inside of Pete Fowler's iconic "Toy King," best known as the figure atop the Designer Toy Awards's trophies, then Jason Freeny has the answer for you…

Hand sculpted in his signature style, multiple Designer Toy Award winning artist Jason Freeny crafted a half-skeletal version of the "Toy Prince" figure before partnering with Clutter Studios to produce these marvelous "Dissected Toy Prince" figures in limited editions.

Celebrating...

If you ever wondered what was lurking inside of Pete Fowler's iconic "Toy King," best known as the figure atop the Designer Toy Awards's trophies, then Jason Freeny has the answer for you…

Hand sculpted in his signature style, multiple Designer Toy Award winning artist Jason Freeny crafted a half-skeletal version of the "Toy Prince" figure before partnering with Clutter Studios to produce these marvelous "Dissected Toy Prince" figures in limited editions.

Celebrating...

Yes that's right! I know you have been waiting for this year's awards to kick off… so wait no more!! We are looking at you to provide us with your nominations for consideration!!

The nomination period for the 4th annual awards runs through July 15th and nominations can be submitted through the Create Nomination link. We are accepting nominations in categories for any releases, artists, or companies that were active from January to December 2013, just make sure your...

As we previously announced, the Designer Toy Awards have begun a brand new and fun initiative: Toy of the Year Silent Auctions! In support of the 3rd Annual Designer Toy Awards, the DTAs were lucky enough to have more than half of the finalists in the Toy of the Year category donate a single copy of their nominated release to be put up for silent auction! Many of these...

As we previously announced, the Designer Toy Awards have begun a brand new and fun initiative: Toy of the Year Silent Auctions! In support of the 3rd Annual Designer Toy Awards, the DTAs were lucky enough to have more than half of the finalists in the Toy of the Year category donate a single copy of their nominated release to be put up for silent auction! Many of these...

As we previously announced, the Designer Toy Awards have begun a brand new and fun initiative: Toy of the Year Silent Auctions! In support of the 3rd Annual Designer Toy Awards, the DTAs were lucky enough to have more than half of the finalists in the Toy of the Year category donate a single copy of their nominated release to be put up for silent auction! Many of these...

Make sure you read the very bottom of this post, which explains how silent auctions work and how to place bids in this one!

MAD's "Mini MAD*L Resin (10th Edition)," the 3-inch tall resin figure in its laser etched form… signed and numbered to only 20 copies worldwide, this being number 4! This silent auction is taking place TODAY (Thursday, December 12th) from RIGHT NOW until 4PM Eastern time!

How Silent Auctions Work

To enter the Silent Auction you must submit the amount you're willing to pay for the item, not knowing what others...

As we previously announced, the Designer Toy Awards have begun a brand new and fun initiative: Toy of the Year Silent Auctions! In support of the 3rd Annual Designer Toy Awards, the DTAs were lucky enough to have more than half of the finalists in the Toy of the Year category donate a single copy of their nominated release to be put up for silent auction! Many of these...