The Halls of MAQET are Decked with Plastin!
In just a month, MAQET’s secret lab has gone from dusty mayhem to Plastin® paradise. MAQET HQ and our online shop are now fully stocked with festive and unique gifts for everyone on your holiday shopping list. Order by December 15th (standard mail) and December 21st (Fedex Overnight) for GUARANTEED delivery by Christmas!
One of our favorite creative couples, Tokyo-based Shin + Nao, customized Danke (their white bear) and Schoen (their black bear) with cozy red, plaid Santa suits. (And Schoen has a little beard!) The Santa Dankeschoens shares Shin + Nao’s message of love as they travel the skies in their sleigh. Santa Danke is available here. Santa Schoen is available here. Both figures are made of MAQET’s own eco-friendly Plastin® and available as collectible ornaments or free-standing figures for $25 each.
Los Angeles-based artist, Scott Tolleson, has already shown us that a nerd can be a werewolf. But did you know that your odd uncle could also be a mischievous elf or a peppermint robot? Saint Bernard is Bernie Cotton’s distant cousin who lives at the North Pole. His presence guarantees high-jinx and eliminates boredom. Saint Bernard is part of an edition of 30 for 2011. He’s made of Plastin® and is available as a collectible ornament or free-standing figure for $35 here.
Bernie Cane is part of a dedicated candy cane workforce engineered by a lazy or resourceful (depends who you ask) elf. The Bernie Canes seem happy to do the work, and so the project is a success. Or is it? Bernie Cane is part of an edition of 30 for 2011. He’s made of Plastin® and is available as a collectible ornament or free-standing figure for $35 here.
The spirit of Christmas can sometimes take a backseat in the rush to hit up the big box stores and grab the latest gadgets. This special variant to Shin + Nao’s Santa Danke figurine wears an eco-green suit. It’s a visual reminder that when you buy a MAQET, you are supporting an environmentally responsible small company in the USA. (We also love the color green.) MAQETs are designed by independent artists and made with pride by artisans and engineers in our Northern California lab. Eco-ambassador Santa Danke is made of Plastin® and is available as a collectible ornament or free-standing figure in an edition of 15 for $25 here.
We love how all our artists designed their idea of the holidays with their personal style. It’s a cohesive collection, but each piece is an individual. That’s what MAQET is all about! Oakland-based artist, Yosiell Lorenzo, created the Lil Bruiser character, and it’s become one of our most popular Create Your Own collectibles. For the coming holidays, Yosiell answers the question: “Who says you can’t have tattoos AND wear a suit to work?” Santa Bruiser is made of Plastin® and is available as a collectible ornament or free-standing figure in an edition of 15 for $25 here.
What does a Dankeschoen Snowman look like? It begins like a regular snowman with button eyes and a carrot nose. But instead of your typical top hat, a Dankeschoen Snowman wears a little black “Harajuku-style” hat tilted to one side. This stylish snowman completes the look with matching plaid scarf and mittens. This special artist edition Dankeschoen Snowman has been customized by Shin + Nao and will add a dash of “kawaii” to your holiday decor. Dankeschoen Snowman is limited to just 15 pieces for the 2011 holiday, is made of Plastin® and is available as a collectible ornament or free-standing figure in an edition of 15 for $25 here.
Hey, how did Saint Bernard sneak back into the lineup? He already had his turn!
Last, but not least, is Frank Kozik‘s lovable Heathrow the Holiday Hedgehog. The first few pairs were born today, and you can check them out here. Ready to order? The Heathrows are made of eco-friendly Plastin® and are available as pairs of collectible ornaments or free-standing figures in an edition of 50 for 2011 priced at just $50 here.