This week, the guys are joined by the super talented, Candie Bolton! Candie gives the low down on Taipei Toy Festival, tells of how her career in toys began, and gives insight into many of her recent production toys including her highly popular, Bake Kujira!
This episode, owner of 3dretro and founder of Designer Con, Ben Goretsky, joins Gary and George for some toy talk. The guys compare the recently announced 2016 Designer Toy Award winners to the Marsham prediction pool, delve into the toy producer side of 3dretro and get the dish on Designer Con.
This week, the guys are joined by Singapore based owner and founder of Flabslab...Jeffrey Koh. The gang talks to Jeffrey about Singapore's recent toy convention, his vast collection, toy producing, and other random topics of toyness.
This week, Dov Kelemer of DKE Toys joins Gary, George, and Ryan to discuss the world of distribution. Dov humbly explains how he started out and grew to become the largest wholesale distributer of independent designer toys and collectibles and what he has in store for the present and future of DKE Toys now that he has sold the distribution side of the business to Disburst.
This week, Ryan Rutherford and George Gaspar drop some manufacturing knowledge as Gary contemplates wearing a hazmat suit for the remainder of his toy "tinkering" career. Aaron makes a better late than never entrance and stresses the "where there is a will, there's a way" approach to toy producing.
This week, George and Gary get in touch with the "softer" side of the toys when Lana Crooks returns to the show. They focus on plush and fiber sculpture and it's place within designer toys.
This week, the Marsham gang talks with sculptural story teller - J*Ryu (Jesse Yu). J*Ryu shares stories of life before toys, the trials and tribulations of being a sculptural customizer and storyteller, abroad toy life experiences, and abridges "We Buy the Paperclips" for our listeners. J*Ryu also teases a few things to look forward to regarding, Arcane Divination, the upcoming multi-artist Dunny series he helped to curate and art direct.
This week George Gaspar joins the guys. Aaron drops some BIG news and the gang discuss the announcement of Clutter's Five Points Festival, the benefits and dangers of resin production, and George takes us on a brief tour of Japan's Wonderfest.
This week Gary, Aaron and Tyler talk to manufacturing and design guru Ryan Rutherford about all areas of toy making - from design to manufacturing. We also dive into leaks and sneak peeks, unravel a bit of name confusion, and play a fun instagram related game! We cover a lot in this episode - - So much that we may need to have Ryan back on soon!!