An Interview With Product Designer Fred Rieber

Fred Rieber was a designer for Hasbro starting back in the ’80s. He was one of the primary product designers that worked on Air Raiders along with Dan Price and he was kind enough to answer some questions on his work. Airlandia: What were your responsibilities? I did a lot of the air-activated concepts, missiles…… Continue reading An Interview With Product Designer Fred Rieber

Product Designer Art on ebay

So a seller recently posted a small lot of Command Outpost drawings on ebay. The lot was for sale a few years ago (see here) and I posted the low-res art and tried to read as much of the notes as I could.  Unfortunately the resolution was not great on the photos. Sales info here:…… Continue reading Product Designer Art on ebay

Air Raiders Product Designer Notes

I just some odds and ends notes that I wanted to share about two Product Designers who worked on the toy line. Bill Cooke, designer of the second series Scout Patrol (see here) also mentioned how he helped create the rebel Command Outpost. I design developed and sculpted the mountain in clay then made a…… Continue reading Air Raiders Product Designer Notes