Pook-A-Looz

I usually don’t wander into the Disney Store (I find all those glittery princess dresses and the Hanna Montana soundtrack somewhat repellent), but something caught my eye the other day and like a moth to the flame, my whole trajectory changed and I was sucked in.

The new Disney Pook-A-Looz line of plush toys is just awesome! See! Simple is better!

(images from Muppet Wiki)

It’s like simmering down these iconic characters to their funniest and best bits. All the different styles of characters have been translated into the same language. After some googling research, I discovered the lead designer is Jose Zamora (you can see his website here) and he described the process as trying to capture “one key element, gesture or trait of each character”. Simplicity and caricature are hard to do sometimes, but these just hit the spot. You can check out all the characters here.

~ Lurgs

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4 Responses to “Pook-A-Looz”

  1. grace says:

    ooooh ANIMAL = STRONG EYEBROWS

  2. foodhogger says:

    Those brows need a tweezer.

  3. Zoe Murphy says:

    My kids loves Hanna Montana so much that they are addicted to it. Anyway, Miley is a pretty and talented young girl.:–

  4. Kennedy woods says:

    I luv these things they r just adorable!!:):) I have minney mouse and jack skeleton!! (ADORABLE) I want Peter pan

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