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D.I.Y. – Mariska Vos-Bolman

D.I.Y. – Mariska Vos-Bolman

Posted by collect3d, August 25th, 2010

This week’s DIY feature comes from the green pastures of the Netherlands. Mariska Vos-Bolman is best known for her Love Devil plush toy. We asked her to fill out this DIY survey and she was […]

Character Sketch – Lawrence Mann

Character Sketch – Lawrence Mann

Posted by collect3d, August 24th, 2010

This week’s Character Sketch concerns one Lawrence Mann, an illustrator whose talent is only eclipsed by the versatility of his pen, and diversity of his portfolio. Mann’s range of works includes dark and gritty comic […]

Play Fight – KAWS Companion

Play Fight – KAWS Companion

Posted by collect3d, August 23rd, 2010

This week’s Play Fight covers a classic of the toy community, one of the most absolutely essential designs that every collector must own – the KAWS Companion! Over the years, we’ve seen dozens of variants, […]

Show & Tell – turdhole

Show & Tell – turdhole

Posted by collect3d, August 19th, 2010

This week we found turdhole off the Kidrobot forums showing off his collection. His username is may draw attention, but we assure you that his collection does as well. He started collecting in April 2009, […]

D.I.Y. – Travis Cain

D.I.Y. – Travis Cain

Posted by collect3d, August 18th, 2010

This week’s DIY featured artist resides in the northern US; Travis Cain is a father of three as well as a toy designer who has worked with Kidrobot. His BFF toy was popular on the […]

Character Sketch – Charlene Chua

Character Sketch – Charlene Chua

Posted by collect3d, August 17th, 2010

This week’s Character Sketch comes from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Her name is Charlene Chua and she is an illustrator and digital art advertiser. She has worked with companies like Dove, Google, Cambridge University Press, Maxim, […]

Show & Tell: gmiddleswarth

Show & Tell: gmiddleswarth

Posted by collect3d, August 12th, 2010

We have come across nice collection from gmiddleswarth off the Kidrobot forums, an example of quality over quantity. There’s nice variety in this collection, from Dunny’s to 3A characters. This isn’t even the full collection, […]

D.I.Y. – Shane Geil

D.I.Y. – Shane Geil

Posted by collect3d, August 11th, 2010

This week, our DIY comes to you from the sunny state of California. European-born Shane Geil is best known for his Hello Maggot plush toy, Sperm plush toy, and Roast Chicken plush toy. He’s a […]

Character Sketch – IKS

Character Sketch – IKS

Posted by collect3d, August 10th, 2010

This week, our Character Sketch covers a French artist known only as IKS. He is employed as a clothing designer, but he also does freelance graphic and illustrative design in his freetime. This is evident […]

Play Fight – Blow-Up Dolls Series 3

Play Fight – Blow-Up Dolls Series 3

Posted by collect3d, August 9th, 2010

Easy, easy, don’t upset the fuse! This week in Play Fight, we blow the top off of Series 3 of Jamungo‘s Blow-Up Dolls series! An explosive series of brilliant vinyl toys with incredible customization potential, […]