KARMEL TOY CO.

KARMEL TOY CO.
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KARMEL TOY COMPANY WAS FOUNDED BY KAREN AND MELVIN CLARK IN STATEN ISLAND NY circa 1992 AS "KARMEL ENTERPRISES".

KAREN CLARK, DESIGNER AND VISIONARY WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR HUNDREDS OF DOMESTIC SKU'S FOR JUVENILE PRODUCTS AND EDUCATIONAL TOYS. SHE DESIGNED THE ORIGINAL ARTWORK FOR THE COSTUMING OF AN ELVIS COMMEMORATIVE PORCELAIN FIGURE EXCLUSIVELY FOR GRACELAND. SHE IS ALSO THE CREATOR OF CONCEPTUAL DESIGNS FOR KENNER TOYS IN OHIO SPECIFICALLY FOR THE CARE BEARS AND THE HEAVILY PROMOTED "ROSE PETAL PLACE" CARTOON. KAREN IS ALSO THE CREATOR OF THE KRYSTINA CARRINGTON DOLL FOR THE TV SERIES "DYNASTY". HER WORK HAS BEEN TELEVISED AND PUBLISHED IN VARIOUS PERIODICALS. HER DESIGN ASSIGNMENTS HAVE TAKEN HER TO KOREA, JAPAN, HONG KONG AS WELL AS WORKING WITH DOMESTIC COMPANIES SUCH AS MCCALLS PUBLICATIONS (NEW YORK), DAN DEE IMPORTS (NEW JERSEY), KENNER (OHIO), KNICKERBACKER (NEW JERSEY)

KAREN AND MELVIN CREATED KARMEL ENTERPRISES IN THE LATE 80S AND EARLY 90S IN THIER HOME PRODUCING HUNDREDS OF TOYS BROUGHT TO MARKET. IN 2019, THIER DAUGHTER, APRIL CLARK, FASHION STYLIST & DESIGNER REVIVED THE LEGACY WITH KARMEL TOY CO. UNSHELVING HUNDREDS OF DESIGNS YET TO BE PRODUCED. APRIL IS THE FOUNDER OF MISS APRIL FASHION GIRLPRENEUR THAT TEACHES GIRLS AGES 8-18 FASHION ENTREPRENEURSHIP. HER CREATION OF MISS APRIL FASHION DOLL TEACHES DESIGN & FASHION SKILLS TO GIRLS.

KARMEL TOY CO. IS CURRENTLY WORKING ON PRE PRODUCTION OF TRADITIONAL JUVENILE PRODUCTS AS WELL AS #IRL EXPERIENCES, PARTY CENTERS, EDUCATIONAL PRODUCTS, AND STEM PROGRAMS SPECIFICALLY WITH A MULTICULTURAL FOCUS AND A DEDICATION TO THE PHRASE "REPRESENTATION MATTERS TO A CHILD'S DEVELOPMENT".