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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
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This year's Designer Toy Awards will have an added component of fun, thanks to our partnership with SideKick Lab: a trading cards series!

With 177 base cards revealing most of the finalists in the 3rd Annual Designer Toy Awards, there are also 27 variant cards as well as signature cards and Golden Ticket Redemption Cards! What sort of Golden Tickets are available? Everything from original art to one-off Designer Toy editions, prints to hand-painted custom figures, and even a complete trading card subset pack!

Each pack will cost $5...

Taking place on the night of October 12th, during New York Comic Con weekend, Clutter invites you to join a veritable who's who of industry luminaries for the 3rd Annual Designer Toy Awards! With doors opening at 8PM, the ceremony will be hosted at Hudson Terrace NYC (621 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036), which is located a mere mile from the Javett's Convention Center in which NYCC is held!

For the...

The Designer Toy Awards is pleased to announce the first exclusive in our  line-up for 2013, "Wiggle Friends", a limited edition screen print by the lovely Tara McPherson!This screen print is limited to only 100 pieces and has been printed with Glow in the Dark and Metallic inks! Measuring 18"x24", each print comes hand-signed and numbered by McPherson.

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The Designer Toy Awards is pleased to announce the first exclusive in our line-up for 2013, "Wiggle Friends", a limited edition screen print by the lovely

While most of the Winners are selected by the DTA Board Members / Judging Panel, there are five categories — Best Blog, Best Collection, Best Toy Store, Best Online Toy Store, and Fan Favorite...

Just in time for voting in the 3rd Annual Designer Toy Awards (DTAs), we're proud to announce several new additions to the DTA Judging Board. We are delighted that these distinguished and knowledgeable members of the art and toy community accepted our invitation to join our prestigious board, whose votes decide the winners of the awards in the majority of categories.

Please join us in welcoming these new members, who will continue the legacy of representing the diverse voices of the Designer Toy industry within the Board of the DTAs.

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The Finalists in each of the Designer Toy Awards's categories have now been officially announced! Congradulations to one and all. The Winner in each category will be announced at the 3rd Annual DTA ceremony in New York City on October 12th, 2013 (during New York Comic-Con weekend).

While most of the Winners are selected by the DTA Board Members / Judging Panel, there are five categories — Best Blog, Best Collection, Best Toy Store, Best Online Toy Store, and Fan Favotire — which have their winners selected by community voting alone, ...

The nine Finalists in each category of the Designer Toy Awards have been announced and the winner in each will be revealed at our 3rd Annual DTA Ceremony in New York City on October 12th, 2013 (during New York Comic-Con weekend).

The Super Sucklord, who will host the ceremony and is known not only as an integral member of our scene but also a contestant from Bravo's Work of Art: The Next Great Artist television show, has recorded a video announcing all the Finalists!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVv7bruO-sw

The winners in five categories — Best Blog, Best Collection,...

Tomorrow, Tuesday, July 23rd, will see the announcement of the 3rd Annual Designer Toy Awards's Finalists! The announcement will be made via video, featuring the host of this years's awards ceremony, The Super Sucklord! 

The video will be posted tomorrow at 12pm EST and voting will open at 3pm EST!