Leaders of the New Astro Robot – Wood Toy

For those that don’t know, I am the lead graphic designer for the kid’s streetwear line “Leaders of the New“, started by my good friend Chuck-Oliver Lapus. Together, we developed the main “Astro” space helmet logo and launched our Season 1 collection last fall. We are currently in Season 2 so keep checking out the site for the newest releases for your kids and babies. Along the way, we developed a robot version of Astro and styled him in Voltron colors for one of our stickers.

Leaders of the New Voltron Sticker

In any case, this robot Astro version was another great opportunity to create a toy for the #weeklytoyproject. Standing at about 4,5″ tall, Astro Robot is laser cut out of wood, then hand painted and assembled, in a slightly different style than ones from before.

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Bender – Wood Toy

This week’s toy is an ode to everyone’s favorite foul-mouth robot, Bender from Futurama. Always one to cause trouble, this wooden Bender is painted up in silver and stands around 5″ tall.