We’ve been long time fans of the cheerful work by illustrator Ed Cheverton who has consistently combined creative practices to inform his own. From drawings to collages and most notably toys, the illustrator displays the joy that results from not being afraid to expand his creative remit. Most recently we noticed he had been animating his toys into playful gifs, giving his 3D objects a second life digitally. Below, we caught up with Ed to learn more about the personality of his characters and how applying another practice to a project can inform and inspire new ideas. h3. What’s the starting process of designing one of your toys?