Makie doll pop-up shop opens this month

Visitors will be able to choose from a selection of pre-printed dolls.
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3D printed doll firm MakieLab is opening a pop-up shop in London at the end of November.

It will be a part of the Wired Pop-Up Store, open from Thursday, 29th November until Wednesday, 5th December, at London's Quadrant Arcade. This is at the end of Regent Street, close to Piccadilly Circus tube station.

The store will be "chock full of Limited Edition Makies and Makies Gift Certificates".

Visitors will be able to choose from a selection of pre-printed dolls designed by MakieLab staff and other popular Makie creators.

The store will be open from 11am to 8pm from Thursday to Sunday, and from 11am to 6pm from Monday through to Wednesday.

Shoreditch-based firm MakieLab allows customers to create their own virtual character using its website, makie.me

For a fee, the company can turn this into a physical toy Makie doll using special software and 3D printers, before posting it out directly to the consumer.

MakieLab founder and CEO Alice Taylor previously told ToyNews that 3D printed toys and retail can co-exist.

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