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Episode 237 - The Reinvention of Huck Gee

Adventures In Design

Release Date: 08/25/2015

Talking Points You’ll Hear On Episode 237

- How Huck Gee stumbled into the world of designer toy collecting and found a little website called Kidrobot.

- Early days of vinyl toy design and realizing that he had stumbled onto something really huge.

- Pushing the template, breaking the mold and fucking with people.

- What it really feels like and means to have your work in the MOMA, working with Marc Jacobs and creating work for Christie's Auction House.

- The rise and fall of the collector toy market.

- How hard you have to work to make it happen.

- The art of collect ability and how to perfectly ride that line.

- Huck's last year of reinvention as he takes the reigns of his career and creates his own toy line.

- The huge investment and gamble in this do or die moment in his career.

- There are no rules to working for yourself.

- Learning from the missteps along the way.

 

In The Circle Of Trust (Paid Subscriber Content)

- The truth on leaving Kidrobot.

- Getting into intellectual property design.

- Tips on how to get into making your own toys.