Introducing Breakfast Bears at Designer Con Booth #1013

Breakfast Bear by Yumster Friends

Who doesn’t like breakfast? Nobody. Breakfast Bears have pancake heads, bacon bottoms and egg buddies on top and are part of a new line called Yumster Friends (previously known as Vitamin Cats).

Yumster Friends will be joining us at The Stoop booth #1013 this weekend at Designer Con! Stop by and say hello!

Update: Get $5 off any Yumster Friends purchase with the secret password “Hugalota Yumster Friends”

Designer Con 2014 Details


Have you purchased your tickets for Designer Con 2014 yet? Featuring over 300 artists and vendors, Designer Con is the place to be this weekend, November 8 and 9.


Visit us at The Stoop booth #1013! If you have trouble finding us, just note that we’re pretty close to the Stage and the Comic Bricks Lego Art Show at #1210. Speaking of the Stage, there are a series of panels and presentations taking place both days. You can check out the event schedule to plan ahead.

Tickets are still available online – just $5 per day. (Ticket prices at the door are $7 per day.) For more information about the event, visit the official website!

Designer Con 2014 WIP Update: Booth #1013


Vanessa Ramirez and Orbital Ox are upping the cute level for The Stoop at Designer Con booth #1013! Here’s a quick look what they’re working on. Designer Con takes place this weekend, November 8-9, at the Pasadena Convention Center.


Rodger and I are both excited about the new banner Vanessa designed for us! Find us at The Stoop booth #1013 where we’ll be joining Vanessa Ramirez, Orbital Ox, Vitamin Cats, and Moemoe + Goreilla.

Hello Kitty Con 2014 Preview

Supahcute Hello Kitty Con Friendship Stage

Last night I attended the media preview of Hello Kitty Con 2014, and it was amazing! If you were able to get tickets, you’re in for an experience of a lifetime.

Supahcute Hello Kitty Con Display

Taking place at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Hello Kitty Con 2014 is paradise for any Hello Kitty collector.

Supahcute Hello Kitty Con Food Display

Hello Kitty Friendship Village, the convention’s main floor, is full of awesome installations and displays. Just look at this Hello Kitty food display!

Supahcute Hello Kitty Con Cute Display

And this display is just ridiculously cute!

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Countdown to Designer Con 2014!


We’re about a week and a half away from Designer Con, and this is about the time we start feeling like this. All of us at The Stoop booth #1013 are in nonstop prep mode!


Some of you may have already seen my new BurgerCorn icon – artwork by Orbital Ox and design by Vanessa Ramirez. BurgerCorn will be appearing on a variety of goodies like buttons, bottle openers, and magnets.

Burgercorn Sculpts

I also wanted to share a sneak preview of something new that will be launching at Designer Con. The BurgerCorn collaboration by Orbital Ox and Vanessa Ramirez will only be available at booth #1013! More details to come!

Sneak Preview of The Dubious Expedition

Shing Yin Khor x Shana Kohnstamm

Shing Yin Khor x Shana Kohnstamm

The Dubious Expedition, curated by the dynamic art duo Shing Yin Khor and Leslie Levings, opens this Saturday October at Leanna Lin’s Wonderland. Of course the show looks amazing, and you can see more preview images here. If you’re not already on the “art preview email list”, you can sign up here directly:

Yeti and Friends

Yeti and Friends

Yeti and Friends

Yeti and Friends

Renee French

Renee French

Valency Genis

Valency Genis

The opening event takes place on October 25 from 6-10pm. Dress up in a nautical theme and enter to win the Halloween costume contest! They’ll have goodie bags, treats, and music at this family-friendly opening event.