The selection of a winner in most Designer Toy Awards categories is overseen by our current DTA Judging Panel. Comprised of a select group of professionals within the field - artists, producers, commentators, and others - each brings their unique expertise and perspective to the selection process. We are honored to introduce our standing DTA Panel.
Born in the icy wastes of England's Lake District, Luc didn't meet anybody he wasn't related to until he was 27. He walked to London to seek his fortune and soon found himself swanning around the Knightsbridge flagship Harvey Nichols store where he worked as a retail assistant.
Somehow he secured a job at Hasbro, a tiny toy company struggling to survive and he turned their fortunes around single handed then left to set up Triclops Studio with Rob Ames who until then was just designing all the characters for Action Man.
Triclops Studio is a UK-based, independent Toy Design Consultancy which specialises in Concept Design for all of the large mainstream Toy Companies you will have heard of and several smaller Toy Companies you probably won't have. Luc would love to show off more about this side of his job but he's not allowed because it's a secret.
After hours, the design duo have made a bit of a name for themselves by creating customs and designs for all the usual suspects on the Designer Toy scene. Their website is semi-permanently under construction but their blog gets several misguided hits a week from people looking for something else.