Recently American Girl® put up some interesting articles and videos which detail the process for how its signature dolls are created. First up, is an overview of how AG looks for (expert) guidance. Read the article here.
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Next, there's an interview with two product designers who work on the Create Your Own Doll line. Check the Behind the Scenes Interview here.
Also of interest is the fact that AG employs a historian full-time to insure accuracy in its creations. A toy company with a historian on staff? Indeed. There's an interesting YouTube interview with Tessa discussing her role below:
It's neat to see all the hard work that goes into bringing these characters to life. Must be a great place to work, if you love toys.