August 15, 2017
We know the root of Kidrobot comes from supporting Art that may not be mainstream and making the right apparel to support that. So not only can you be a part of something thats on display in our home, you can wear it. Kidrobot is working on bringing back that style and to start we are releasing the new Labbit T-Shirts. Lets let Chris Holt aka The Toy Viking tell you how he feels about our new release..
I like Labbits and I’m forced to wear shirts, so Kidrobot has created the ideal setup for me with this trio. I’d wear shirts anyway even if it wasn’t considered the decent thing to do because people running around bare chested in the summer always weird me out. I totally get that it’s hot and you’re just looking for a bit of relief, but is removing your shirt really making that much of a difference? Is it just cause you want to wear it again and not have to wash the sweat stains out first? I’m the kind of guy that will wear his shirt at the pool despite the ridicule I face or the chance that my water logged band tee could make the act of swimming a dangerous proposition. Not cause I’m really self conscious about how I look (I am) but because my skin burns like I sweat kerosene. And you would think I’d get tan as a result but no, it just peels off and I think I’m actually paler than when I started. If you are picturing a delicious piece of fried chicken before and after you take a bite, then you have the right idea.
The awesome thing about shirts is that you can put cool designs on them to express how you feel. The exact opposite is true about pants, because the minute you add a cartoon character or logo to those you look like a crazy person. Thankfully, Kidrobot has refrained from making Labbit branded jeans, and has instead made these three killer tee shirts. With one click on www.kidrobot.com you could update a good portion of your wardrobe and finally donate those ugly ones you got from Spring Break of ’99. Your mom will be proud of how responsible you’ve become.
April 23, 2020
Q & A with Toy Designer One-Eyed Girl AKA Kasey Tararuj on release of The Rejects - Dark Chocolate Edition on Kidrobot.com. "I’ve been paralyzed and in a wheelchair for almost 20 years and I spent so much of that time creating all this weird, emotional art to help deal with it. I got to a point where that got old and making these silly characters was way more therapeutic than trying to put my feelings into a painting. So now I make my little guys to make myself laugh or smile and hope that it does the same for others." -One-Eyed Girl AKA Kasey Tararuj
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April 10, 2020
A few years ago, a member of the Kidrobot team met architect and Locknesters founder Fleet Hower at a trade show. At this show, Locknesters was introducing BEAR, their first three-dimensional puzzle bear figure...
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April 06, 2020
Fleet Hower of LOCKNESTERS has temporarily converted their New York-based studio from the production of art decor items like the Puzzle Dunny to the production of face shield visors for health care workers due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
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