Toy Design: Sports Fan Bobblehead

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As I mentioned in a recent post I sometimes design novelty toys for DecoPac, a national leader in the cake industry. Often the toys involve licensed characters but sometimes they are more generic. For this project the client wanted to update the design of their “Sports Fan” cake. I’m not a sports fan myself but I would imagine this particular cake is a popular seller during the SuperBowl and other big sporting events.

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Several toy ideas were suggested including a lenticular lanyard, a folding stadium seat that would hold a beer/pop can, a small keychain radio, and a big screen TV bobblehead. Ultimately the bobblehead idea was chosen. Here’s the final design I submitted, followed by a photo of the actual cake:

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(Cake design © 2009 DecoPac Inc. All rights reserved.)

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2 thoughts on “Toy Design: Sports Fan Bobblehead

  1. Great ideas, although I wonder if the folding seat drink holder looked too much like another type of seat that would relieve someone from having to have a TV in the bathroom?

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