Lightbotz by Marcus Tremonto


American lighting designer Marcus Tremonto has customised a series of vinyl characters for vinyl toy manufacturer Kidrobot.

The limited edition handmade characters, called Lightbotz, are inspired by science fiction and video games.

The orginal Munny and Dunny dolls are 7 inch tall, blank, vinyl figures which can be customized and decorated using paint, pencils and markers.

Each signed and numbered figure comes in a unique customised box.

See previous dezeen stories about Marcus Tremonto:

Lightworks by Marcus Tremonto
Lightworks by Marcus Tremonto 2

Here is some more information from the artist:

Marcus Tremonto is a world renowned lighting artist and designer who incorporates past and new technologies in his work.

He has created a limited edition collection of munny’s and dunny’s called Lightbotz for Kidrobot, taking inspiration from the over 20 years of collecting vintage toys, video games and sci fi/futuristic film.

Given that light is Tremonto’s medium, it is the only alteration used to create these amazing characters.

Each Lightbot is hand made by Tremonto in his New York studio and will be numbered, signed and comes in its own custom box.

Posted on Monday February 22nd 2010 at 12:31 pm by Antonia Anastasiadi. Copyright policy | Comments policy

  • BenBen

    awesome! my shadow box is almost full but i’d make room for these keepers.

  • bob

    what’s with the orientalist eyes?

  • bruce

    Stop it!

  • Bo

    whoa!! cool AND cute.

  • efj

    nice!!!! took the characters to a whole other level…love the one blowing chunks

  • Kristen

    I want them!!!!!!!!

  • Maybe they’re made by an Orientalist? I love them!

  • I do not how to say. This is a wild idea.