Feb 04, 2019

Designer Toy Awards Nominations Open (thru 2.28)


Award season beckons again.  The Designer Toy Awards are  now accepting nominations for this year's celebration of the best and brightest the art toy industry has to offer.  Head on over to the DTA site to nominate the toys and artists that you feel are most deserving  in the full-range of categories (toys, artists, stores blogs, and more) before the deadline of February 28th at 3 PM PST.  Toys, artists and companies that were released or actively awesome in the 2018 calendar year are eligible to be nominated.  

Let your voice be heard. Blown away by a toy or artist in 2019?  Nominating them for a DTA is the first, essential step in getting them recognized at the DTA Awards Ceremony on June 1st in NYC.

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May 01, 2018

Designer Toy Awards – Finalists Announced, Voting Runs Through Friday (5.7)


Congratulations to all the artists, brands, stores, and media selected as finalists for this year’s Designer Toy Awards!  Voting started earlier today and runs through 9 AM PDT on Monday (5.7) – so be sure to vote for your favorites in all the categories.  We’re pleased that Vinyl Pulse has been  selected as finalist in this year’s Media Outlet (previously: ‘best blog’) category.  We’d love to have your vote – thanks!  

The Designer Toy Awards ceremony is set for Friday June 1st 2018 in NYC.  Want to go?  The answer is the Five Points VIP pass ($125) which includes DTA admission as well as several other awesome perks including admission to Five Points (5.2 – 5.3) an hour early for both days, a special VIP-only entrance, admission to the Saturday evening party and… the  DTA VIP Exclusive Gold Erosion Molly Mini (edition of 300) from Kenny Wong x Instinctoy!


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Apr 27, 2017

Cast Your Votes for the 2016 Designer Toy Awards

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The talented finalists for this year’s Designer Toy Awards—honoring work done in 2016—have been announced! Now it’s time to vote for your favorite artists, toys, shops, brands, and blogs.  This year there are 12 finalists in each of the publicly voted categories. More! More fun, more choices.  Head on over to the DTA site and vote away before voting ends on Wednesday (5.3) @ 9AM PDT.  While you’re voting, please kindly consider us for Best Blog.

This year’s DTA’s will be held at Webster Hall in NYC on Friday May 19th 2017 in conjunction with the brand new Five Points Festival. The ceremony will be hosted by Morgan Spurlock – too bad Mc Supersized isn’t up for an award. Want to go ?  Grab yourself a Five Points VIP package ($125) and you’ll be set.

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