collaborative #zero designer toy collection by NVDRS collaborative #zero designer toy collection by NVDRS
apr 15, 2016

collaborative #zero designer toy collection by NVDRS

collaborative #zero designer toy collection by NVDRS
all images courtesy of davide farabegoli
above: ‘#juanita’ by elena salmistraro  

 

 

 

born whilst designing piece’s for a children’s game, ‘#zero’ quickly became an effort of its own. created by milanese studio NVDRS, the project is composed of resin-based designer toys. standing at 9cm (3.5”) each, the small figurines consist of interchangeable face, body, and base with accessories available through creativity and 3D printing.

 

for this year’s milan design week, NVDRS held an exhibition at 150UP. the studio asked designers, graphic artists, and illustrators to customize their own ‘#zero’ toy. included in the show are works by lanzavecchia + wai, elena salmistraro, mibramig, sovrappensiero design studio, philippe tabet, sakka, superultrablu, federica marziale, davide pagliardini, marlen mckey, alberto becherini, sopa design studio, giovanni carati, francesco poroli, and johnny cobalto. ‘#zero’ toys are available through NVDRS in six combinable colors. 


‘#zero’

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‘#zero’

#zero designer toy collection NVDRS
green, black 

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orange, blue 

#zero designer toy collection NVDRS
‘#zero’ — purple, black

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‘#zero’


‘#zero’ customized toys

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‘twin’ by lanzavecchia + wai

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‘san juan chamila’ by sovrappensiero design studio

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‘pataffio’ by davide pagliardini

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‘SIP’ by philippe tabet

 

 

designboom has received this project from our DIY submissions  feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

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