Toy links tagged "designer"

Elliot Handler, RIPElliot Handler, RIP.
“It’s just great he was able to be around this long, to see the collectivity of what he invented … People were coming to him 40 years later, saying, ‘I wrote this book about something you invented.'”

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Toys in the hoodToys in the hood.
“You need to be an engineer, plus an eclectic specialist in non-specialization. You have to have a childlike imagination.”

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Kakoi KazuhikoKakoi Kazuhiko.
The Busou Shinki Artille and Raptias designer has designer notes.

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Operation: Blast OffOperation: Blast Off.
“… a commission from the father of A Real American Hero himself, Ron Rudat … the creative genius at Hasbro in the 80’s who designed the majority of the characters …” (See also.)

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ThunderstruckThunderstruck.
“Who would’ve known that I would end up designing G.I. Joe toys years later.”

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Transformers designer Hasui Shogo interviewedTransformers designer Hasui Shogo interviewed.
“Eric Siebenaler, a designer from Hasbro, and I worked together; I made some suggestions, and he always replied with encouragement and his own ideas. Hasbro and we had not communicated like this during a development of Transformers before.” (See also.)

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Toy developer Q&AToy developer Q&A.
“I have a BA in Art History and Classical Languages with two minors in Philosophy and Medieval Studies…and two Masters degrees – one in Latin and the other in Computer Science with a concentration in AI design. I got into it by saying….I want to make toys!”

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It’s the sickest toy I’ve ever seen“It’s the sickest toy I’ve ever seen …”
“I want to show what it does, where it came from, what’s behind it … I want to put a personal story behind it and show people the passion I have for it.”

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Freelance sculptor David Silva's galleryFreelance sculptor David Silva’s gallery.
“As an only-child in a single parent home, it didn’t take long for David Silva to find his two passions in life- art and toys. Drawing everything from dinosaurs to robots David found inspiration in toys, cartoons, and comic books. A few decades later not much has changed.”

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Transformers designer Yuki Hisashi interviewedTransformers designer Yuki Hisashi interviewed.
“When we started (with ROTF toy development), the rise of the crude oil price was at its worst. Also to make the re-creation of the robot mode easier, I was not able to allocate many parts to the vehicle mode.” (See also.)

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