In December 2016, over 700 backers Kickstarted the production of the only fashion doll sized wheelchair on the market. We shipped out all the preordered wheelchairs and it is now on sale! Thank you to everyone who brought to life the first fashion doll sized wheelchair since 1997!
Category Archives: Lammily Development
On September 13 we inspected 3 wheelchair samples from the manufacturer to determine if anything needs to be adjusted before production begins. We told the manufacturer they have the green light to begin production! We asked them to watch for miniscule details such as careful painting during the production phase. So, right now we are […]
In December 2016, over 702 backers pledged $29,568 on Kickstarter to bring back the fashion doll wheelchair for the first time since 1997. We received a photos from the manufacturer which shows the sample they’ll use for tooling. They’ve adjusted the tolerances on the connecting pieces to ensure that the wheelchair is easy and fun to […]
After a successful crowdfunding campaign which saw 13,621 people preorder 21,000 dolls, “average” size fashion dolls, Nickolay Lamm got to work. These backers preordered the Lammily doll, billed as the first doll with realistic body proportions. His crowdfunding got quite the reception, appearing on Time, Good Morning America, USA Today, to name a few. Nickolay […]
It was typical trip to the Barbie aisle in the summer of 2013. At a local Target, Nickolay Lamm was shopping for a birthday gift for his niece. He already knew what he was getting: a Barbie doll. Little Avery loved Barbies! So, he bought a Barbie doll with blonde hair and sparkly swimsuit, and […]
How “Normal Barbie” Went From An Idea to $500,000 in Crowdfunding — Behind the Scenes
by Nickolay Lamm, Founder Have you ever walked past the HUGE pink Barbie aisle in ToysRus and wondered, why can’t they just make a doll with realistic proportions? It can’t be that hard! Well, In 2013 I was shopping for a doll or a niece of mine and thought the same thing. My mind started […]
Manufacturing The molds are complete and the first samples of the doll will be made this month. Production of the doll is scheduled to begin in September and we are on track to ship out your first edition Lammily doll this November. Packaging A one of a kind doll deserves one of a kind packaging. […]
The physical prototype has been completed and tooling has begun!
When I released Lammily crowdfunding on March 5, I could not have predicted such an overwhelming response. Now, with another eight days to go, more than 13,000 backers have preordered over 17,000 dolls. First and foremost, I want to say thank you to everyone who has made the Lammily campaign a success. Excited as I am […]