And the Winners are ... We were looking forward to the results for the 2018 Designer Toy Awards and we are not disappointed !!!
This year, it is in Big Apple that took place this eighth edition of the Designer Toy Awards.This ceremony rewards the major players in the adult collectible toy industry that we all love (otherwise I do not understand why you're here !? xD).Without further ado, drum roll, here are the results:in the category Toy of the Year: KID KATANA (Skull Edition) by 2Petalrose in the category Toy of the Year - MR. DOB by Takashi Murakami in the category Artist of the Year (Fan) - QUICCS (we recommend you to see his Instagram page!) in the category Artist of the Year - CHINO LAM in the Custom of the Year category - DEATH RIDES TO WAR by Jon Paul Kaiser in the Custom of the Year category - INAPPROPRIATION by Jason Freeny (who created controversy last summer ...) in the category Best Toy Store (Fan) - TOY TOKYO in the category Best Online Toy Store (Fan) - MYPLASTICHEART in the Best Non-Plastic (Panel) category - TREE FORT GRO-OP by Ian Ziobrowski in Best Resin (Panel) category - BEYOND THE BLACK SEA by Greg "CRAOLA" Simkins in the category Best Soft Vinyl (Panel) - YU SHOU LONG by Kenneth Tang (Black Seed) in the Best Vinyl and Plastic (Panel) category - KILL KAT by Andrew Bell in the category Break-Thru Artist (Panel) - SAD SALESMAN in the category Brand of the Year - UNBOX INDUSTRIES in the category Best Mini Series - ARCANE DIVINATION 3 "DUNNY SERIES by Kidrobot in the category Best Production Sculpt (Panel) - FREKKLE by Seriously Silly K (designed by Scott Tolleson) Best Licensed (Panel) - WONDER WOMAN by Tara McPherson in the Best Non-Licensed (Panel) category - THE GREATEST SHOWDOWNS by Scott C Thanks to The Toy Chronicle for the news, a big thank you to Clutter Magazine for the organization and especially a big congratulations to all those who have won these prizes!Promised next year we will be part of it! ;-)