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Teneisha Jones Makes Stuffed Creatures that Are Grumpy, Yet Upbeat

By: Jessica Marcel - Published: Mar 28, 2010   Updated: Jun 16 2011 • References: bit.ly and coroflot
Designer Teneisha Jones brings an amusing sense of humor to her designs for plush toys. None of her plush toys resemble normal stuffed animals. Instead, they look more like Anime-style creatures.

The Atlanta-based Jones has a number of plush toy designs on her site. Check it out for even more bizarre plush toys in her portfolio. Her work includes stand-alone figures, freakish puppets and larger size creations.

Implications - Consumers are looking for unconventional designs in items that they are familiar with. Providing a different angle on a classic product provides a feeling of comfort while being new and exciting. Companies could focus on creating everyday items while incorporating a cutting-edge aesthetic in order to attract more shoppers.