Dot Dot Dash!

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Dot Dot Dash! is brought to you by the editors of Pictoplasma and Pictoplasma 2. Expanding on the widely popular subject of contemporary character design, and focusing on their transformation to Designer Toys, Action Figures and Character Art.

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Vinyl figures, plush dolls, designer toys and action figures have been gaining momentum in design, art and popular culture over the past years. For me it is definitely the new generation of characters based in the urban world with inspiration taken from popular music and street art that has had me become a selective collector. Far from happy meal figures, they are not intended for child’s play, but do appeal to the inner child. Many figures are created by world famous artists and many of them are produced independently in limited editions and have become highly sought after collectibles. This is also why many of them have a premium price tag which keeps my personal collection to a handful rather than a room full. It’s probably just as well, I don’t think my wife appreciates shelves full of the mini characters as much as I do, which is why a book full of them is just the ticket.

Jim Crawford the co-founder of Strange Co, one of the largest distributor of designer toys has contributed to the making of this book.

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edited by R. Klanten, M. Huebner
296 pages, 24 x 30 cm
ISBN: 978-3-89955-161-7

full colour, hardcover

See more at publisher Die Gestalten Verlag website
Dot Dot Dash (Amazon)

Posted in: Presenting  ·  Jan 21    

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