Let's get out of the Internet for once to present you a selection of playful designer items often standing on the shelves and desks of creative people.
This is an article about designer toys – those small funny figurines made by designers and creative persons often inspired by their own graphic universe.
What is a designer toy?
Designer toys, urban vinyl or vinyl toys are the names given to figurines produced in limited editions. They appeared in the late 90's in Hong-Kong and in Japan with artists like Michael Lau, Kaws, Futura 2000 or James Jarvis. Those figurines are created by artists, draughtsman and illustrators from various kinds of art: illustration, comics, contemporary art, graffiti, street art, webdesign, fashion… The most common material they are made of is rotocast vinyl
We chose a series of various original designer toys to brighten your day, in which however you can frequently see rabbits – the favourite animal of the artist! You can follow our Pinterest table if you want more inspiration or if you want to see our watch on designer toys.