Kidrobot, one of the premiere collectible toy designers in the world, is celebrating its tenth anniversary with a spectacular limited-edition re-release of an original piece.
Diamond Bar, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/22/2012 -- Kidrobot, one of the premiere collectible toy designers in the world, is celebrating its tenth anniversary with a spectacular limited-edition re-release of an original piece.
Kidrobot is resurrecting the Gold King Dunny 8-inch figure by artist Tristan Eaton in limited quantities, offering a special "thank you" to fans who have supported the company for the past decade.
The Gold King Dunny is a sought-after piece that was released in the very first Dunny Series of collectible figurines in 2004, a popular line that still continues today. As one of the original pieces that helped establish Kidrobot's supremacy in art and collectibles, the majestic gold figure is the perfect way to celebrate the company's ten illustrious years in business.
Dunny is a curved bunny with a smooth face, offering high-profile artists a blank canvas that can be repainted and reinterpreted with their own unique style. Eaton's royal take on the figure is 8 inches of sleek metallic gold vinyl, leaving Dunny's form unobstructed and pure. It boasts a golden crown on one ear and carries a scepter topped with black stone.
Kidrobot is a designer toy and apparel company that manufactures artist-created products, including collectible vinyl figurines, clothes, and accessories. Founded in 2002 by entrepreneurial spirit Paul Budnitz, Kidrobot products have become a medium for the global movement. Their collection of limited toys, signature apparel, and pop culture accessories offer a universal platform for expressing the various cutting-edge art styles from around the world. Notable artists that have collaborated with the company include Tara McPherson, Swizz Beatz, Tristan Eaton, Mike Shinda, Futura 2000, Devisu, MF Doom, and more. The company has retail stores in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Miami, Las Vegas, and London.
Tristan Eaton designed the Gold King Dunny for Kidrobot's Dunny Series 1 in 2004. Eaton is a Los Angeles-born street artist that has left his mark on everything from billboards to dumpsters around the world. He designed his first toy for Fisher Price at the age of 18 before becoming a driving force behind the "Designer Toy" movement. Eaton has also become a leader in the world of advertising, regularly consulting on projects with Hasbro, Pepsi, and Nike. His work can be seen at the Cooper Hewitt Museum and in the permanent collection of the New York Museum of Modern Art.
The limited-edition Gold King Dunny 8-inch vinyl figure by Tristan Eaton will be available at the BAIT retail store, a lifestyle boutique that aims to bring the best of the sneaker, music, art, and collectible cultures together in one distinctive space. Check BAITme.com for more details.
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