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Cultured Play

Toys go from kitschy to sophisticated to create cultured kids

Implications - Being born in the digital age grants today's adults the ability to think deeply about personal branding; a gift passed onto their children. This ushers in an age where a child's identity is as important to Millennial parents as their health, prompting the release of culture-centric toys for early play.
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Featured Examples

Manga Mashup Animal Toys
Manga Mashup Animal Toys
Hiroshi Yoshii Debuts His New Mutated 3D Art Toy Collection
Hiroshi Yoshii, a designer and resident of Tokyo, Japan, debuts his new Art Toy collection, which brings a mixture between manga and Pixar into these 3D toys. Hiroshi Yoshii is a prolific and... MORE
Mix-and-Match Wooden Toys
Mix-and-Match Wooden Toys
Designer Todd Borka Lets Children Create Different Characters
The mix-and-match wooden toys is great for children and adults alike. This is due entirely to its reliance on good design, which could easily be as decorative as it is playful. As though inspired by... MORE
Cartoon-Inspired Charity Dolls
Cartoon-Inspired Charity Dolls
The Lanvin Christmas Doll Collection is for a Good Cause
Lanvin has teamed up with Dessine l’Espoir, a french charity organization that translates to ‘Designing Hope,’ to create the Lanvin Christmas Doll Collection. The four handmade... MORE
Street Style Dolls
Street Style Dolls
Fashion Figure Inc. Creates Decked-Out Toys with Envious Wardrobes
Fashion Figure Inc. creates dolls that aren’t for the average little girl. While these pig-tailed munchkins might take a shining to them for obvious reasons, they are collectibles made for... MORE
Incredible Infantile Comic Heroes
Incredible Infantile Comic Heroes
The Ron English Temper Tot Juxtaposes Innocence and Anger
The Ron English Temper Tot is the designer toy emanation of English’s most popular character. The Temper Tot has been seen in his painting and street art work too. Standing at 8” tall,... MORE
Street Artist Painted Toys
Street Artist Painted Toys
The KAWS Astro Boy Figure Will Be Released at Original Fake
Original Fake will be releasing the KAWS Astro Boy Figure on October 27th. The classic cartoon character gets re-imagined in Brooklyn artist KAWS’ typical style, which means Mickey Mouse gloves... MORE
Pop Artist Action Figures
Pop Artist Action Figures
These Medicom Toy Designs Pay Tribute to a New Andy Warhol Exhibit
With the launch of the ‘Andy Warhol 15 Minutes Eternal’ exhibit at the Mori Art Museum, two new Medicom toy designs were introduced in partnership with The Andy Warhol Foundation for the... MORE
Designer Turpentine Teddies
Designer Turpentine Teddies
The Latest Medicom Toy Bears are in Collaboration with Karimoku
Medicom Toy Bears are the most simplistic world-renowned toy on the market. Though they are simple, they come with a heavy price-tag around $585. The luxury company teams up with numerous designers... MORE
Hipster Rabbit Dolls
Hipster Rabbit Dolls
Artist Jon Knox Creates ‘Lisa’ the Stylish Rabbit
These adorable action figure bunny rabbits from artist Jon Knox are cute and colorful. According to the artist, each one is made one at a time by being “hand molded and cast in polyurethane resin... MORE

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