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Apr 3, 2014
Toy Design Blog
Lego- DenmarkHoward Hyejun Sung, Toy Design graduate of 2011 has been working since his graduation as a Designer for LEGO in Denmark. Last summer he stopped by the Toy Design office when he came back to LA, and he visited with the Summer of Art Toy design class.  Here he is in a photo at his [more]
Apr 3, 2014
Toy Design Blog
Operation  c. Milton BradleyMuch like Toy design, it is a specialized field of practice, but if you are having brain surgery, do you want a doctor that is a general practitioner or someone trained in that specific area of medicine?  Choosing a major is often a difficult task for many college students.  Then there is the fun of [more]
Apr 2, 2014
Toy Design Blog
IMG_4269In the summer of 2013, a group of talented High School students spent 4 weeks at Otis in the Toy Design Department with instructors, Norene Roxbury and Harmony Hines-Slattery. The students were (from left to right): Hana McLaughlin from Los Angeles, California Ben Bernstein from San Diego, California Bethany Burke from Austin, Texas Izack Sandy [more]
Jul 30, 2013
Toy Design Blog
markus-cookOn April 24, 2013, the Otis Toy Design program participated in a video critique with a very talented class of aspiring toy designers.  Their high school art class was taught by artist and toy designer, Patrick Dwyer.  The junior and senior students did a magnificent job creating original characters with a storyline.  They sculpted models [more]
May 14, 2013
Toy Design Blog
It was a lovely, sunny day and our faculty and graduates turned out for a terrific ceremony. We are are happy that most of them already have jobs in the toy industry. Congrats to all our 2013 Otis Toy Designers.
Feb 21, 2013
Toy Design Blog
kim1Yeah Girls!!! Congrats to Nicole Kim and Melissa Martyn for winning The Women in Toys Scholarships. Thank you to W.I.T. for providing these lucky toy designers with these generous awards.  
Feb 21, 2013
Toy Design Blog
january1Really? I just can’t imagine one of our Otis Toy Design students presenting this toy! If you have any other toys that make your head spin like this one does mine, please send it to rstaylor@otis.edu and I will share it with all Toy students. Wouldn’t you love to see the play set that goes [more]
Nov 13, 2012
Toy Design Blog
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Oct 18, 2012
Toy Design Blog
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Oct 16, 2012
Toy Design Blog
bear-2012jpgThe 2012 OTIS BEARS are here! Designers and Bears are all doing fine!!! 19 and counting… The Sophomore class delivered the fluffy bundles of joy , and they were all perfect!Thanks to the class of 2015 for a great job. Norene Roxbury, Toy Design faculty,was a proud Grandmother… (just joking Norene!) They measured, cut, and sewed their [more]

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