If you missed this wide-sweeping and detailed Interview by Jillian Venters of both Robert Tonner and Joe Petrollese it is a must read for any Tonner Doll or Wilde Imagination – or Tonner Toys – fan. All sorts of questions about inspiration, exploring the “darker” side of fashion and play abound. It is just chalk full … Continued
As Robert tells it Betsy McCall was on the forefront of a change in doll aesthetics, a move from the chubby infant to a thinner young girl, and this importance is one of the reasons we’ve had the Betsy McCall license for almost 15 years now. In the above Robert shares some original Here Robert shows … Continued
The Mockingjay Pin Robert is having fun with these tiny bit-by-bit Hunger Game reveals and don’t we love it. This time it is the Katniss Mockingjay Pin. All these peek just are queuing our interest. Definitely another good share from Robert.
The Hunger Games – Peeta Mellark Yesterday Robert gave a very quick sneak peek at the unapproved Peeta Character figure for The Hunger Games, just to whet our appetites. The imagination is just tickled over the main characters we would have, Twitter has been buzzing with calls for Katniss. We’ll just have to wait and … Continued
Structure and Self-Expression – Precarious There have been a lot of enthused responses to the 2012 Mainline so Robert wanted to give some thoughts about the directions he, Joe and the Design Team were going toward early 2012. Most interestingly he shares some of inspiration for the new line of Precarious, how Pat Henry of … Continued
The New Release This release (out tomorrow) is in someways like no recent-other as Robert has found himself involved in additional levels of the entire process, doing some things he had not done in some time, including doll photography. Listen to him reflect with anticipation on tomorrow’s great release.