Tom Spina Designs, Inc. specializes in creating custom statues, sculpture, mannequins, unique themed furniture and decor, and the restoration and display of film props and costumes.
Our artists have a wide range of talents and can offer everything from portrait sculpture, busts & masks to custom fabricated statues, signs, furniture, decor and theme props of all sizes or even entire themed rooms and home theaters.
From realistic wax museum style mannequins, to bronze busts, to giant carved foam characters or environments, TSD can help bring your vision to life.
We have also done groundbreaking work preserving and restoring television & film props and foam latex costumes and masks. Our unique techniques make use of archival quality materials and our signature balanced approach to restoration maintains the integrity of these important artifacts of film history, making us the go-to source for those looking for conservators for their precious collections.
For the collector looking to show off their otherwise difficult to display items like original movie props, film wardrobe and or masks, look no further. TSD can design and create custom mannequins, themed or museum style displays that will make your pieces of film history shine!
The company made internet waves with our infamous Han Solo in Carbonite Desk and has become known for our authentic recreation of Star Wars characters for Volkswagen’s 2012 Super Bowl commercial as well as our work with Walt Disney Imagineering, Sideshow Collectibles, Six Flags and others.
Best of all, our custom sculpture and display services are available to everyone. We create our artwork for businesses, home theaters, museums, restaurants, themed attractions, haunts and even private collectors.
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Sculptor, company founder and the creative vision behind all of our projects. Tom's life-long passion for movie props and mask making led to his pioneering work in the field of movie prop restoration.
After meeting in the late 90's, Rich and Tom have collaborated on countless projects. Rich's unique approach to foam carving, clever use of materials and ingenious creative solutions help make our projects special.
A talented artist and painter with a particular skill for original movie prop conservation and restoration, Maria works with us in our NY studio.
Melissa began in our office but now is a studio artist, performing conservation and restoration work with a specialty for highly accurate paint matching.
Responsible for client care and coordinating the careful packing and shipping of valuable artifacts, Christine manages the office and (like most of our crew) can be found creating in the studio when all hands are required!
Sam's a graduate of Make-up Designory and two-time IMATS Battle of the Brushes winner. She puts her considerable makeup skills to work in our studio on restoration and fabrication projects.
After a successful internship with our company in 2015, Giovanna studied fine art restoration in Italy for several years before returning to us to continue work conserving movie props.
Pierre's the newest member of the team at our New York studio, and is honing his skills working on a range of fabrication projects.
Eric may or may not be a genetically modified helper monkey, assisting in outstanding ways in the office, studio and at convention appearances for Tom Spina Designs and our sister company, Regal Robot
We’d also like to thank the following people for all of their contributions, assistance and support:
Theresa Spina, Patrick Louie, Gordon Tarpley, Michelle Nyree, Todd Rex, Casey Wong, Lonnie Hale, Rich Krusell, Brian Lewis, Megan Oliveri, Bill Tarpley, David Woodruff, Mike Thomas, Robb DeNicola, John Ciarlone, Tom Potter, Anthony Steiner, Kitty Herbert, Howard Senft, Kelly Decambre, Art Andrews, Jake Anderson, Billy Barkhurst, Mike Fontana, Mike Morello, Tyler Ham, Steve Smith, Steve Abbananto, Dave Delisle, Don Bies and crew at White Room Artifacts