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29 Artist-Designed Toys

From Morbid Sugar Collectibles to Hyperrealistic Animal Plushies

— September 29, 2014 — Life-Stages
When searching for playthings to give to your children, many are committed to finding beautiful, artist-designed toys. In fact, many designers and artists collaborate with toy makers or simply create their own to ensure the next generation is entertained with only the very best. On the other hand, many adults are still children at heart and are looking for a hobby. This could cover anything from collectible teddies to skyline sculpted chess sets and mix and match sets that boost creativity in the kids themselves.

Bearbrick is responsible for many of these artist-designed toys in the form of teddy bears that transform, are sci-fi themed or have visually appealing exteriors. Mari Kasurinen plays tribute to a number of pop culture characters like Kanye and Lady Gaga with her decked out My Little Pony renditions. Joe KAWS took a similar route with his interpretation of Peanuts' Snoopy.
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Designer Turpentine Teddies
Designer Turpentine Teddies
The Latest Medicom Toy Bears are in Collaboration with Karimoku
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Crocheted Cartoon Characters
Crocheted Cartoon Characters
Kamila Krawczyk Offers Detailed Crocheted Characters on Her Etsy Shop
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Heroic Americana Teddies
Heroic Americana Teddies
The Captain America Bearbrick Toy is Another Member of the Bear Avengers
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Rapper Pony Toys
Rapper Pony Toys
My Little Kanye West by Mari Kasurinen is a Dubious Tribute
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Silver-Studded Heart Teddies
Silver-Studded Heart Teddies
Medicom Toy Bearbrick 'Valentine's Day' 2012 Celebrates Love
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Realistic Doll Makeovers
Realistic Doll Makeovers
Wendy Tsao Redesigned Bratz Dolls Into Iconic Female Role Models
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Miniature Singer Figurines
Miniature Singer Figurines
This Pharrell Williams Action Figure Looks Just Like the American Star
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Denim-Suited Toy Bears
Denim-Suited Toy Bears
The Black Denim 1000% Bearbrick is Made by Medicom Toy and Levi's
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Neo-Vintage Japanese Figurines
Neo-Vintage Japanese Figurines
This Kamen Rider Collectible from Medicom Toy Tributes 70s TV
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Sketched Superhero Figurines
Sketched Superhero Figurines
The Jim Lee Blueline Superman is Styled Like a 3D Drawing
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Pop Artist Action Figures
Pop Artist Action Figures
These Medicom Toy Designs Pay Tribute to a New Andy Warhol Exhibit
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Postmodern Art Plushies
Postmodern Art Plushies
Kidrobot's 'Andy Warhol Plush' Series References the Artist's Ouvre
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Dissected Superhero Figurines
Dissected Superhero Figurines
These Justice League Dolls Showcases the Heroes as Partial Skeletons
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Exclusive Designer Wood Toys
Exclusive Designer Wood Toys
The Yoshida & Co. Bearbrick Celebrates the Brand's 77th Anniversary
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Modernized Meccano Toys
Modernized Meccano Toys
Meekaanoo by Tomm Velthuis is Inspired by a Vintage Assembly Set
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Beagle Designer Toys
Beagle Designer Toys
The JOE KAWS Snoopy Figurine Puts an Artistic Twist on the Cartoon Canine
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Artisan LEGO Furniture
Artisan LEGO Furniture
Sean Cordeiro and Claire Healy Combine LEGO Bricks With IKEA Decor
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X-Rayed Candy Toys
X-Rayed Candy Toys
You Won't Look at Candy the Same Way After Playing with This Gummy Bear Toy
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Sci-Fi Teddies
Sci-Fi Teddies
Star Wars Vinylmation Gives the Characters a Cuddly Makeover
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Enlightening Inflatable Toys
Enlightening Inflatable Toys
These Inflatable Toys Are Modern and Complex
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Crochet Disney Characters
Crochet Disney Characters
This Artist Crocheted Disney Characters & Left Them Around the City
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Morbid Sugar Collectibles
Morbid Sugar Collectibles
'Gummie Bear Anatomy Toys' Reveals KnickKnack Insides
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Galactic Bootleg Figurines
Galactic Bootleg Figurines
These Bootleg Star Wars Toys are a Humorous Take on the Space Franchise
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Mix-and-Match Wooden Toys
Mix-and-Match Wooden Toys
Designer Todd Borka Lets Children Create Different Characters
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Anime Art Dolls
Anime Art Dolls
These Poseable Dolls Allow Comic Artists to Create Impossible Stunt Scenes
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Transforming Teddy Bears
Transforming Teddy Bears
The Bearbrick x Transformers Collection Celebrate's Latest Film Release
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Hyperrealistc Animal Plushies
Hyperrealistc Animal Plushies
Lee Cross Designs Incredibly Realistic Baby Stuffed Animals
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Eerily Charming Recycled Dolls
Eerily Charming Recycled Dolls
These Handmade Dolls are Both Curious-Looking and Cute
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Skeletal Block Toys
Skeletal Block Toys
The Jason Freeny LEGO Men are Cute and Morbid
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