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The 2nd Annual Designer Toy Awards are proud to offer an exclusive edition release of the "Pandara" figure in the "Metallic Silver Edition." Hand-created and painted by Paul Shih, this release will be limited to 5 copies, only 3 of which will be for sale during the DTAs at $55 each… the remaining 2 in the edition will be released in late October on Shih's website.

The 2nd Annual Designer Toy Awards are honored to have a one-off Eyezon customized by Mark Nagata of Max Toy Co. to offer DTA Ceremony attendees. Titled "King Kong Eyezon," this piece has classic elements from the film done in Monster Kolor paints on the sofubi (soft Japanese vinyl) figure. This custom is unique and will be offered first come, first serve for $300.

This past July at San Diego Comic-Con, Mikie Graham released an edition of 10 Mini Jumping Brain customs based on the '80s anti-drug campaign "This is your Brain on Drugs" and all of them sold out in a snap! Due to the great response Mikie has decided to cook up one more batch of 15 brains for all the folks who missed out.

Out of the 15 customs, 5 will be going to NYCC and will be available for sal at the 2nd Annual Designer Toy Awards Ceremony, taking place on October 13th, at Providence NYC.

From now until October 13th, we're going to be regularly announcing special and exclusive releases that will be available at this year's Designer Toy Awards' Ceremony in New York City.
The 2nd Annual Designer Toy Awards are proud to offer the debut North American release of the "Night Dreamer Benny" figure, limited to 28 signed & numbered copies each hand-customized by Okedoki. Housed in a laser-etched bamboo box, there will only be three copies of this extremely rare release available during the...

We know you've been dying to learn more about the 2nd Annual Designer Toy Awards and the time has finally come to break the silence. Possibly the most exciting news, for Designer Toy fans and professionals, is that this year's ceremony will be open to the public! Yes, it will be a come one, come all affair! "How did we manage this?" you might ask. It's all due to the fact that we'll be holding this monumentous event at the historic Providence NYC...

With just over a month remaining until the October 13th, 2012 Designer Toy Awards ceremony in New York City, Best Blog nominee Trampt have decided to host a little contest: can you guess who will actually win in each of the 21 categories? The person who correctly guess the most winners, will receive a Trampt gift pack. You must be a...

With the Designer Toy Awards event approaching fast, we are super excited to begin releasing special details about the Awards Ceremony on October 13, 2012 in New York City. With that said, we are proud to announce the host of this year's event: The Super Sucklord!

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In our first ever live video interview (excuse the crudeness - we are testing various technologies), we talk to Jeremy Madl (Mad Toy Design) about his recent collaboration with Round 5 to produce a brand new line of Bruce Lee figures. The line up was unveiled at this years San Diego Comic Con, so it seemed like the perfect time to catch up with Jeremy and see what this project was about. 

 

Jeremy Madl Talks Round 5 and...

Voting for this year's Designer Toy Awards has received a tremendous response, but with just over 24 hours to go, let's end this year's voting with a BANG! 

This is your friendly reminder that tomorrow is the LAST DAY you will be able to use your voice to decide this years favorite toy, artist and manufacturer in the 2012 awards. So what are you waiting for? Head over to www.designertoyawards.com now and CAST YOUR VOTE! Remember you can vote...

Restore-Created has posted directions on how to vote for the 2012 Designer Toy Awards in Japanese! Check it out HERE

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