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Human Dollification

Immortalization through figurines based on everyday people

Implications - Everyone seeks to matter, to feel important, and some even seek to immortalize themselves in some way. Celebrities, politicians, criminals and ordinary people are seeking to preserve their likeness through custom-made memorabilia.
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12 Featured, 86 Examples:
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Date Range:
Mar 09 — Oct 09
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Featured Examples

Macabre Figurines
Macabre Figurines
An Ex-Mortician Customizes Custom Creepy Dolls
Susan’s Custom Creepy Dolls is one website that will give you chills (if not nightmares). The ex-mortician and taxidermist has retired from her old job titles to create creepy macabre sculptures and… MORE
You as An Action Figure
You as An Action Figure
Japanese Toy Company Puts Your Face on Superhero Body
Japanese toymaker Bandai Co. is making you into an action figure. ‘Jibun Damashii,’ the customized dolls, were unveiled at the Tokyo Toy Show in July. Send the company a photo of yourself and they will… MORE
Celebrity Barbies
Celebrity Barbies
Donna Anne Transforms Barbie With Famous Faces
Tired of the typical Barbie doll? Barbie has now been transformed into these unique, customized dolls by the doll line Donna Anne’s Fantasy Dolls. This gorgeous doll line totally transforms the original… MORE
Personalized LEGO Figurines
Personalized LEGO Figurines
LEGO Geeks Make Their Own Custom Characters
When it comes to LEGO, people always want more, more more! People are never satisfied, and the hardcore geeks go to great extents to do something different with it, which leads me onto the images themselves...… MORE
play_circle_filled You as a Doll
You as a Doll
Cyndi Safstorm Creates Personalized Plastic Mini-Me Figurines
Ladies, when you were a little girl did you ever wish you were a Barbie doll? Fellas, ever wish you were Ken or your favorite action figure? If so, you may want to put aside a down payment for your dreamhouse.… MORE
Bio Dolls
Bio Dolls
Luigi Colani Action Figures by Kojun Celebrate Design Superstardom
Colani action figures (yes, the famed designer, Professor Luigi Colani) have been created by Kojun, a Korean figure sculptor to celebrate the works of the "design superstar". Colani was famous in the 70s… MORE
A-List Wooden Dolls
A-List Wooden Dolls
Celebrities Made Into Figurines Thanks to Crafty Photoshopping
We’ve seen celebrities as zombies and robots, but here are some a-listers who have been transformed into wooden dolls. The creations are obviously done in photoshop and show hinges where limbs are attached,… MORE
First Lady Figurines
First Lady Figurines
Jailbreak Toy's Michelle Obama Action Figure Supports the President
President Barack Obama has been lucky enough to be turned into a doll by Jailbreak Toys, but what about Michelle Obama? She deserves plastic immortalization too, which is why the toy company has released… MORE
Criminal Celebrity Dolls
Criminal Celebrity Dolls
The Roman Polanski Doll Will Not be Serving Time Behind Bars
Controversial director Roman Polanski is in the news again after finally being captured at a Zurich airport for charges laid against him three decades ago. Maybe he wants a stand-in, like the Roman Polanski… MORE
Mafia Figurines
Mafia Figurines
Michael Lau, MINDstyle & the Godfather Combine to Create Ultimate Tough Guy Gift
What do you get when you mix Michael Lau, MINDstyle and the Godfather? You get a toy that you can’t refuse. Every Godfather fanatic needs one of these figurines.  The cartoonish style is a fun rendition… MORE
Egocentric Figurines
Egocentric Figurines
Karl Lagerfeld Art Toy is a Limited Edition Collector's Item
Even if you may not be a Karl Lagerfeld fan (I mean, he does continue to make enemies the world over), I’m sure there are still a few fashionistas out there that would take this Karl Lagerfeld Art Toy… MORE
Handmade Nerderific Figurines
Handmade Nerderific Figurines
FatCat Studio Sells Custom Painted Geek Collectibles
Trekkies and Star Trek fans alike will love these little collectibles. They’re are made by Etsy artist FatCat Studios. How would you like to have a little Captain Kirk with mythical tribbles sitting… MORE

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