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The Brand

The Monster Factory is a character toy brand, based out of Toronto, Canada, committed to the design and production of imaginative and quality goods, and most importantly to the creation of plush monsters. Our toys are best known for their impeccable quality, signature look and feel and engaging personalities.  Each monster comes with their very own name and humorous write up that manages to capture their character perfectly in one to two sentences. Whether it be a gift for a friend, or adding to your own collection, the Monster Factory makes plush toys for all to love. With over 100 unique characters to decide between, choosing a monster can prove to be an enjoyable challenge. Our advice is to collect them all and please remember that despite their appearances, monsters are just like you and me!

Our Story

In 2003, tucked away in a tiny living room, doubling as a sewing studio, a team of three friends pooled together their imaginations, added some elbow grease and started on a 'monster' adventure that would change their lives forever. Founded by Adam Dunn, Rhya Tamasauskas and Bliss Man, the Monster Factory began as a collaborative art project that saw the creation of the original six monster characters, known as the Heartbreakers. The response to the launch of their first designs was so overwhelming, that this simple creative experiment swiftly transformed into a successful business venture.   Today, the number of monsters has grown from 6 to over 100 characters, and the list of names just keeps getting bigger, with waves of new monster being released twice a year!  The original creators are still involved in all aspects of the monster business, with the additions of a few other key creatives to help keep the monster empire growing. As for the studio, long gone are the days of having business meetings on the living room couch crammed around a coffee table, the Monster Factory offices are now located in the heart of Liberty Village, where on any given day you could find monsters messing with the fax machine and getting stuck in the water-cooler.