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Get to Know: Toy and Action Figure Designer Anthony Watts

Get to Know: Toy and Action Figure Designer Anthony Watts

Anthony Watts is a ZBrush artist, graphic designer and lots more with Happy Worker Toys & Collectibles. Today he shares with us some of his inspirations, art work and some insights in toy and action figure design. What led you to product design? I have always been fascinated by toys and collectibles, especially action figures […]

Inside the Mind of High-End Toy and Collectibles Creator Blake Jones

Inside the Mind of High-End Toy and Collectibles Creator Blake Jones

hobbyDB sits down with its rad new friend Blake Jones, a sales manager at Premium Collectibles Studio, who takes us through his remarkable career in creating, marketing and lots more when it comes to toy and high-end collectibles. How did you get started in a career in the toy and high-end collectibles industry? It started […]

Get to Know: Toy Inventor and ToeDesign Founder Aaron Tompkins

Get to Know: Toy Inventor and ToeDesign Founder Aaron Tompkins

Aaron Tompkins has gone from a toy hunter to a toy inventor in an amazing career that began in 1996. The founder of ToeDesign, Aaron talks with us about his work with brands like Hasbro, Mattel and Jakks Pacific, as well as the inspiration and design behind his own lines of original toys. Give his […]

Get to Know: FiGPiN & Former Funko Graphic and Product Designer Poppy Helt

Get to Know: FiGPiN & Former Funko Graphic and Product Designer Poppy Helt

Poppy Helt is a Graphic and Product Designer who first got her start at Funko by betting on herself. Today she is a Principal Designer for FiGPiN with a wealth of experience crafting some of your favorite collectibles.  Poppy took some time recently to share a few of her favorite designs, inspirations and lots more. […]

More Than 10,000 New Designer Toys Joining hobbyDB!

More Than 10,000 New Designer Toys Joining hobbyDB!

As part of our mission to document the entire world of collectibles, we’re always looking for great databases to join the hobbyDB family. 2024 is already proving to be the year of Designer Toys with the addition of Official Archives for The Creatives in January and Galaxxor earlier in February. And today, we could not […]