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DESIGN
MoMA Design Store: Destination Japan
MoMA Design Store recently launched Destination Japan, an exclusive product collection of housewares, accessories and design objects usually available only Japan. Available for a limited time, it features a range of items—from those created...
TECH
Happy Birthday Flowbots
Artist, tattooist and designer of one of the JK5) celebrates the birthday of his Flowbots next Friday, 17 November 2006, at ToyTokyo's Showroom NYC. In addition to revealing the introductory series of three-inch vinyl toys, produced in collaboration...
DESIGN
I Am Plastic
Creepy yet cute, artist-designed and utterly collectible, the designer toy phenomenon is an accurate barometer of currents in pop culture over the last several years. Kidrobot, the most familiar name in the movement, has literally wrote the book on...
CULTURE
Lonely Heart: The Art of Tara McPherson
Tara McPherson, 30, the Brooklyn-based artist known for her slightly surreal, melancholy-tinged work, is celebrating the recent release of her first book Lonely Heart: The Art of Tara McPherson with a book signing at KidRobot in New York City on Thursday...
CULTURE
Things and Stuff @ KidRobot
Tara McPherson is having a solo exhibit at KidRobot on Thursday 6 July 2006 where she'll be showing some things and stuff. What? "things and stuff" not descriptive enough for you? Well for those of you unfamiliar with her work, I guess...
CULTURE
Shuttlemax Giveaway
The good people at Kidrobot hooked us up with the last remaining limited edition yellow Shuttlemax to award to one lucky Cool Hunting reader. Signed by designer Bill McMullen, the new toy launched just last month, along with green and red versions...
STYLE
Time Flies: Shuttlemax
In 1999 SWISHNYC had a bestselling t-shirt: the "ShuttleMax" by Bill McMullen, a co-owner and the main designer of the store. As in so much of his art, McMullen had combined two aspects of popular culture for this: the space shuttle and...
DESIGN
The Munny Show
Theses two pictures are Cool Hunting exclusives, images of Munnies (covered Dave White (left) and the Brooklyn-based Tara McPherson (right) for the launch of Kid Robot's new DIY toy. In an event bringing together over 200 artist, designer, and...
DESIGN
Munny
Following the success of Kidrobot's Dunny, the Bunny-esque doll that's been made over by some 60 artists (with a 3rd edition in the works), this coming November 3rd will launch Munny, the first DIY soft vinyl toy. A tabula rasa surface primes...
DESIGN
Fantastic Plastic
After completely selling out of their Visionaire has once again teamed up with toy specialists Kid Robot to produce ten new designer playthings: MORE TOYS. The publication's 45th issue is published in two editions, yellow and blue, each containing...
TECH
Kozik Smoking Bunny
What is it about cute things being naughty? I'm in love with these Kozik bunnies. Okay, so the one on the left is the Kozik Smoking Bunny, which is available at Toy Tokyo for about $60. If you're unwilling to throw down that amount of money...
STYLE
Kidrobot x Nike x Barneys
Just when I start to become the slightest bit jaded about the whole collaboration - quick strike - limited edition thing, something new and exciting surfaces to restore my faith. This time it's a hot little 3 way: Nike, Kidrobot and Barney'...
DESIGN
Visionaire + Kid Robot
What's new in the Gift Guide? Lots of stuff. Today's addition is the newest issue of the uber exclusive fashion magazine, Visionaire. Issue 44 is created in collaboration with Kid Robot and includes 10 different toys conceived by famous fashion...
TECH
Kidrobot Speakers
I'm over my Harman/Kardon desk speakers. They sound nice, but are really nothing special to look at. Time for a replacement. A pair of these little guys from Kid Robot would do just fine. Too bad the orange ones are already sold out. $99 - $249...