Mattel designer Michael Kadile talks creativity, charity – and floating a crib from The Mandalorian
Michael Kadile on how he made a floating crib from The Mandalorian… To raise $12,000 for charity!
Eolo’s Director of Fun Alex Prieto on what he looks for in a product, and living by his motto: keep smiling!
Eolo’s Alex Prieto talks about growing up in toys, smiling on and why he makes fun product videos.
Toy Design: It’s Not Just Child’s Play
The Marketing Store’s Global Product Creative Director, Geoff Smyrk, looks at the power of great toy design… And why it’s an art form
The New Normal
Heayes Design’s Richard Heayes takes a look at how toys marketed to – and designed specifically for – adults are no longer just a passing trend.
US toy sales up 16% in 2020, reports NPD Group
“The growth we’ve seen in the toy industry speaks to the fact that parents are willing to put their children’s happiness above all else,” said The NPD Group’s Juli Lennett.
Matthew Hall on the launch of his new product design agency, Phase Two
We caught up with Mat to find out more about his history in the world of toy design and what Phase Two is looking to bring to the industry.
Mind Candy legend Darran Garnham on staying creative and his new company, Toikido
Serial entrepreneur Darran Garnham tells us what he learned from Moshi Monsters… And what he has planned for the Among Us toy line.
Funko readies inaugural Funko Fair, a two-week virtual product showcase
“Funko is always discovering new ways to surprise and delight our fans by bringing the best of pop culture directly to them,” said Brian Mariotti, Chief Executive Officer at Funko.
Ravensburger’s Benn Bramwell and Leah Smith on what they look for in every product
Leading up to the Mojo Nation pitch, we caught up with Ravensburger’s Benn Bramwell, Senior International Product Manager for Children’s Games, and Leah Smith, Junior Product Designer.
LEGO sees revenue grow 7% in first six months of 2020
“The strong results are due to our incredible team,” said The LEGO Group CEO, Niels B. Christiansen.