2012 Designer Toy Award Results

October 15, 2012

The 2nd Annual Designer Toy Awards was held on October 13th, 2012 (during New York Comic-Con weekend) at the historic Providence NYC, one of New York City's most opulent venues! 

For the second year, the Designer Toy Awards recognized artist, stores, blogs, and companies for their contributions to the designer toy industry. Half the awards were determined by popular vote through the DTA website, and the other half were voted on by a panel of industry experts. 

The trophies themselves are perfect designer toy collectibles, designed by legendary toy artist Pete Fowler and produced by Pretty In Plastic

A full list of winners is below... click on their names for more information about their work, and congratulations to all of the winners and nominees!

Artist of the Year: Chauskosis 

Toy Of The Year: Lilitu by Tara McPherson 

Brand of the Year: Kidrobot

Best Customer: J*RYU 

Best 1/6th Scale Figure: Crazy Children King by Michael Lau 

Best Toy Store: Rotofugi 

Best Sofubi: Debris Japan, RESTORE 

Best Mini-Series: OMFG by October Toys 

Outstanding Production: Nightmare Bed Monster by Amanda Visell x Itokin Park 

Lifetime Achievement: Lev, owner of Toy Tokyo 

Best DIY Platform: Munny by Kidrobot 

Fan Favorite: Wolfgirl by Shea Brittain 

Breakthrough Artist: Lamour Supreme 

Best Collaboration: Wish Come True, Friends With You x Hello Kitty 

Best Self Produced: Ice Scream Man by Brutherford Industries 

Best Collection: Sara Harvey 

Best Toy From A Comic: Deady by Voltaire & Toy2R 

Best Plush Design: Nosellots by Scott Tolleson 

Best Online Store: Rotofugi 

Best Blog: SpankyStokes.com 

Best Licensed Product: Android by Andrew Bell

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