Recap: Designer Con 2012 in Pasadena, CA
Designer Con was founded in 2006 under the name Vinyl Toy Network. The show was created to bring together artists, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers in the vinyl toy/collectible figures market. The first show was in an 1,100 sq. ft. meeting room at the Pasadena Convention Center and has now grown into a 50,000 sq. ft. hall with over 150 vendors, art & custom shows, live demonstrations, and much more. Designer Con now incorporates everything in the world of design including apparel, plush, printing, sculpture, designer toys, and art ranging from fine to urban.
Dcon has a diverse artist showing from the likes of Sket-One, Buff Monster and Frank Kozik. To the recent fashion collaboration between David Flores and CBNC. To the latest perversion by toy Icons like Suckadelic, and the Squid Kids Ink. To The fo’ realest periodical: The Color Ink Book. Dcon has proven its purpose is to fill the Pasadena air with something truly for everyone that appreciates what is going on now…right now.
Text and Photo: Milk / Kill the Giant™