While admiring these gorgeous designs, it is easy to disregard how much work goes into each piece. Although the design process is quick (usually about two weeks from sketch to prototype), it can take up to two years to get from the concept to the toy store.
As the principle designer, Robert is responsible for everything: hair, makeup, shoes, jewelry, clothes, and accessories. He also oversees the packaging.
One of his most proudest accomplishments was a gown called the Generation of Dreams, which featured images of Barbie throughout the years.