Play Creators Awards
“Our third annual Play Creators Festival promises to be the biggest and best yet, with more opportunities for designers to pitch, network and enjoy deserved recognition than ever before,” said Billy Langsworthy, co-founder of Mojo Nation.
Following on from Moose Toys UK being named Toy Designer of the Year for Scruff-a-Luvs at last week’s Play Creators Awards, we caught up with Austin-Smith to learn more about his approach to design, and what the future holds for the Scruffs brand.
“Batman is a pop culture icon, and has been a titan of the toy space for years, so we’re delighted to have DC involved in the Awards during the character’s 80th anniversary celebrations,” said Mojo Nation co-founder Adam Butler.
A relaxed celebratory networking evening, the Play Creators Awards takes place at London’s Under the Bridge on Monday, September 2nd and is set to shine a spotlight on some of the toy and game design community’s brightest stars.
“The Toy Association is thrilled to extend our longstanding support of the inventor and designer community through this multi-dimensional event, offering invaluable learning and networking for inventors, designers and brand owners,” said Steve Pasierb, President and CEO of The Toy Association.
We caught up with Paquien to learn more about how he started out in game design, and where the idea for his Treasure Island game came from.
Taking place at London’s Under the Bridge on Monday, September 2nd, the Play Creators Awards celebrate the achievements of the toy and game designer community, including R&D teams, freelance inventors and design agencies.
“New talent is the lifeblood of the toy industry and as such, we’re delighted to sponsor the Rising Star category at this year’s Play Creators Awards,” said Alpha’s Kerry Tarrant.