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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Macabre Figurines - An Ex-Mortician Customizes Custom Creepy Dolls
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Warm 67,680 Clicks Pub: Jul 28, 09
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 - Japanese Toy Company Puts Your Face on Superhero Body
SCORE 5.5
Warm 38,943 Clicks Pub: Aug 2, 09
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 - Donna Anne Transforms Barbie With Famous Faces
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Warm 43,493 Clicks Pub: Jul 17, 09
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 - LEGO Geeks Make Their Own Custom Characters
SCORE 5.8
Warm 86,923 Clicks Pub: Mar 29, 09
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]
You as a Doll - Cyndi Safstorm Creates Personalized Plastic Mini-Me Figurines
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Warm 9,658 Clicks Pub: Sep 19, 09
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 - Luigi Colani Action Figures by Kojun Celebrate Design Superstardom
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Mild 12,124 Clicks Pub: May 1, 09
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]
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