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Doktor A is Ready to See You Now at DesignerCon London!

One of the finest UK artists in the Designer Toy universe, Doktor A will be bringing his awesome work to DesignerCon London this coming weekend in East London.

Dok A, or Bruce as we like to call him on a Sunday, has take a multitude of platforms and brought them to life in a way that only he can. From Superplastic Janky to Kidrobot Dunny and a little original work thrown into the mixer, you’re going to get a kick outta these! All these and more can be found on Dok A’s DesignerCon London booth #94 from VIP Friday at 5pm!

Ignatious Hob
Monitor and guardian to the city’s furnaces.
Ignatious regulates access to the fiery underbelly of the Metropoli’s power district.
his remodelled outer appearance is purely for effect.

Customised Janky toy from Superplastic.
Vinyl, Epoxy, rubber, Lead, PVC toy parts, Poker accessory.
3.5” tall.


Derek Jaeger
Derek is the little guy.
He presents a much bigger personality to the outside world thanks to his mechanised suit.

Customised Janky toy from Superplastic.
Vinyl, Epoxy, Polyurethane, rubber, Lead, Metal winding key.
3.5” tall.


Stanton Steep 
An aficionado of coffee from around the globe.
He appreciates them and identifies them by smell alone.
But he adores the taste!
“It’s like Petrol!” he says.
“Smells quite heady, but I wouldn’t want to drink any!”

Customised Janky toy from Superplastic.
Vinyl, Epoxy, rubber, Lead, PVC toy parts, Metal winding key, Pot and cup accessories.
3.5” tall.


Plunkton Whackit 
National Wack-A-Mole champion and chief intimidator-for-hire!
Custom Dunny vinyl toy from Kidrobot.
Vinyl, Lead, Rubber, PVC toy parts, cast metal winding key.
3.5” tall.


Jenson Rider
No chance of a skinned knee when your knees never had any skin to begin with!
Customised 3″ Dunny toy form Kidrobot.
Vinyl, Epoxy, Lead, Rubber, Paper, ABS toy parts cast metal winding key. 
Comes with two road cones.
3” tall. 


The Neurologist
An obsession with organic brains began in kindergarten.
An interest most mechanical people find hard to care about.

Customised 3″ Dunny toy form Kidrobot.
Vinyl, Epoxy, Lead, Rubber, Paper, ABS toy parts, Brass, cast metal winding key. 
With walking stick and chart accessories.
3” tall. 


Cognition Enhancement Engine
A 3″ custom rendition of the 8″ production Vinyl toy from Kidrobot.
ABS Dunny toy, Epoxy, Polymer clay, Acrylic, Rubber, Lead.
3″ tall


Arthur Peddlo (Tricycle)
Furiously peddling with his head down is how Arthur likes to go through life.
He has a horn to warn.
But never uses it.

Customised Qee Bear toy from Toy2R.
ABS, Epoxy, Lead, Rubber, Acrylic, cast metal winding key. 
3″ tall.


The Ventriloquist
So good is his act that many people believe the puppet is really his tiny twin brother.
Customised Gwin and Micro Gwin vinyl toys from October Toys.
Vinyl, Epoxy, Lead, Rubber, cast metal winding key.
3″ tall


Ogden Fusily
Cheese box manufacturer and collector of vintage packaging.
Ogden spends many hours at flea markets looking for the ultimate small wooden box.

Custom 3A square vinyl toy.
Vinyl, Acrylic, Epoxy, Lead, Styrene, Brass, Aluminium.
11″ tall.


Marshal Dunkton
With his enhanced cranial mechanisms Marshal has a heightened sense of direction and magnetic fields. This makes him an expert on predicting bird migration patterns.
Custom Marshal vinyl toy from Squibbles Ink, Rotofugi and 64 Colors.
Vinyl, Acrylic, Epoxy, Lead, Rubber, Found Objects, Cast Metal Key.
4″ tall.


Blinky Allsop Teal Hand-painted EditionExclusively created from Designer Con London.An industrious and mischievous little fellow. 

Blinky is able to turn his hand (or rather his prehensile mustache) to just about anything. Though he has never really got to grips with Macramé. 

Each figure in this super limited edition of only 10 is hand finished and painted by Doktor A.This polyurethane resin Mechtorian figure stands 2.5″. And comes with a cast metal winding key.Each is signed, numbered and dated on the underside.And comes in a foam lined box.


Suddenly feels REAL now that we can see where everybody is going to be located. DesignerCon London have added the below floor map to their website HERE, but you can check out the UPDATED map below!

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Did you spot the small TTC Booth space in amongst the floor map. It’s only tiny, you may have missed it. Go back and check… OH YEAH, IT IS HUGE! 12x6metres of TTC space. A zone of TTC activity over the course of the three days of DesignerCon London. What we bringing? Oh, you better believe that shizzle is about to go down Aug 20 to Aug 22. We are not sure that we are even ready for this adventure, how can we expect you to be ready!? We have new exclusives incoming. We have heat. We have artist signings. We have…. oh we can’t tell you yet, but you BETTER BELIEVE it IS going down! More details soon. All on thetoychronicle.com as we can release more information!


You may recall that we brought you news that UK artist, THUMBS was working on the artwork for DesignerCon London (read HERE). Well the first bits of artwork have been released for the VIP and General Admission passes, and we can tell you that THEY ARE ABSOLUTELY F’N FIRE!! Check them out below!

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What you thinking? I know from my previous experience going to events like DesignerCon etc, I work hard on hunting down as many of the passes as possible. I will buy VIP and General etc to collect the passes. usually around 10 or so designs. Vendors, Management, Press etc. It’s a mission, but worth it for the artwork. 

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Below you will find out all the details on how to go about purchasing your DesignerCon London tickets! We hope to see you all there! 

DesignerCon London Ticket Details

There are currently TWO levels of tickets available for purchase for DesignerCon London. Please note: In the event of any cancellation all ticket with be refundable or transferable to new dates. Tickets are 100% refundable until August 6, 2021 for any reason. This is great addition, as it gives assurances to ticket holders that DCon are taking matters of COVID seriously. We are in a crazy world right now, there is no denying that, but hopefully as the UK re-opens we can look forward to events like DesignerCon London. 

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DesignerCon London VIP Ticket

DesignerCon London VIP ticket is priced at £59, with the following all part of your DesignerCon London VIP experience:

  • Three Day Entry
  • VIP Preview Friday Night 5pm-8pm 20 August
  • 1 hour Preview Saturday 9-10am
  • DCon UK Exclusive VIP Lithograph Print 
  • Key Chain 
  • VIP Unique Design Badge 
  • Face Mask 
  • VIP Lanyard 
  • Dedicated Fast Track Entry 
  • Early Hotel Room Booking Availability 

You can purchase your DesignerCon London VIP ticket HERE.

DesignerCon London Weekend Ticket

DesignerCon London Weekend ticket is priced at £23, with the following included in your ticket price:

  • 2-Day Unlimited Entry (Sat & Sunday)
  • Unique 2021 DesignerCon London Badge
  • Regular Access 

You can purchase your DesignerCon London Weekend ticket HERE

DesignerCon London Dates & Venue

DesignerCon London will take place from Friday 20th August (VIP Night) through to Sunday 22nd August 2021. It will be held at ExCeL London in Docklands, East London.

DesignerCon London Exhibitors

Any aspect of DesignerCon London cannot go ahead without an influx of amazing artists and creators. DCon are looking now for those that are interested in showcasing their work at this amazing event in August 2021! 

If you are an artist, a creator, of any medium – toys, resin, plush, prints, stickers, sneakers, street art, pins etc, your time to raise your head above the parapet and reach out to DesignerCon for more information is NOW

We have been chatting with the DesignerCon London guys for the last few weeks, and they are super friendly & easy to chat with. They will absolutely look after your needs if you are interested in hiring a booth space at DesignerCon London 2021. From the layout of the convention, there are spaces for everyone – big or small. You could co-share a booth space with your artist friend too. 

Reach out to [email protected] for more information! This is our chance to make this an amazing event but we need you to make it possible! Your work is amazing.


Doktor A Social Media

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoktorA.art
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/doktor_a/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/mechtorians

DesignerCon London Social Media

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Designerconlondon
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/designerconlondon/

If you want to support The Toy Chronicle, we have a number of options available to you. We have started to stock a wide range of releases that we think you will enjoy. Ranging from production pieces from Superplastic, Unbox Industries & POP MART, to original pieces from our favourite artists like Sank Toys, Quiccs & Czee13. Purchasing one of our pins also really help. A quick, cheap way to also support the TTC is by making a small donation. These can all be completed below through our online shop. We appreciate all the support! Thanks!

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