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Personified Play

Toys are physically adapted to imitate the aesthetics of the consumer

Implications - Heightening generic toys with individual appeal, brands are offering consumers the chance to alter products with distinct imagery and personalized alterations. Allowing kids and adults the chance to superimpose their own portraits and head shots onto dolls and online activities, brands are transforming sources of play into experiences that evoke both entertainment and personal references.
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6 Featured, 50 Examples:
403,238 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Nov 12 — Dec 14
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Featured Examples

Personalized Superhero Toys
Personalized Superhero Toys
Hasbro and 3DPlusMe Team Up for Super Awesome Me Project
Children love to dress up as their favorite superheroes for Halloween, so it is only natural that they would be as excited to play with toys that replace the visage of the hero with that of the child&... MORE
Personalized Doll Doppelgangers
Personalized Doll Doppelgangers
The Ilona Szwarc American Girls Series Shows Identical Toy Twins
Inspired by the American Dolls that can be customized to look exactly like their owners, the Ilona Szwarc American Girl series portrays girls and their identical doll twins. It is amazing to see... MORE
Personalized Edible Figurines
Personalized Edible Figurines
Mr. Li Will Design an Identical Miniature Version of Yourself
Beijing-based dough-kneading master Mr. Li is the man you need if you want a miniature version of yourself. These cartoonish toys are made out of materials that can be cooked and eaten. This special... MORE
3D Printing Toy Apps
3D Printing Toy Apps
Modio Enables Children to Design and Create Their Own Custom Action Figures
This app allows kids not only design their own custom action figures, but make them as well. Modio boosts creativity by letting children create their own toys and 3D printed monsters, superheroes... MORE
Personalized Storybooks
Personalized Storybooks
Storybots Personalized Storybooks Let Your Child Be the Star of the Plot
StoryBots apps and books for kids make your child the star of their personalized storybooks while providing them with an educational and fun learning experience.  StoryBots has a variety of... MORE
Personalized Superhero Figurines
Personalized Superhero Figurines
These Superman Figurines are Made to Look Exactly Like You
These personalized superhero figurines can be designed to look exactly like Superman fans. Design studio Minime4U specializes in creating custom-ordered dolls for customers who want a special,... MORE

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