Honored Members

Judging Panel

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.


Julie B

Art Manufacturer / Fabricator

Julie B is the founder and owner of Pretty In Plastic, a multidisciplinary production and art fabrication company that can handle pretty much anything you can imagine. The Los Angeles-based company has spent the past seven years establishing their expertise in helping artists bring their visions into 3D, and is an industry leader in toy couture, limited edition art multiples, pop art projects, installations, and nearly unlimited forms of fabrication. Pretty In Plastic works closely with an impressive roster of artists and entertainment industry clients to produce objects and areas that immerse the viewer in the artist's vision. Their state-of-the-art workshop features the latest in prototyping technology and fabrication equipment, as well as a small army of girls in neon jumpsuits wielding power tools. If you can dream it, Pretty In Plastic can build it.