Min Pin Shop

Creepy peepers and deadly creatures turned cute for cushions, prints and other homeware

Melbourne-based Min Pin Design knows how to toe the line between eerie and cute. Founded in 2013 by the very artistically versatile Penny Ferguson, Min Pin’s handmade jewelry, prints, totes and pillows have plenty of personality, with cartoonish critters and sulking monsters that are sure to charm. Despite saccharine hues, Ferguson is definitely in touch with her darker side, with plenty of references to the …

Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty

40 artists create new works for the first-ever Hello Kitty retrospective at LA's Japanese American National Museum

As part of Hello Kitty’s 40th Anniversary celebration, the adorably cute character will be celebrated in numerous ways, including a birthday party, Hello Kitty Con and her first-ever museum retrospective at the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) in downtown LA’s Little Tokyo neighborhood. Curated by Dr Christine Yano, author of “Pink Globalization: Hello Kitty’s Trek Across the Pacific”, the comprehensive exhibit will feature an extensive …

Buxxxer

Personable personal vibrators from Kokoro

The anatomically correct offerings from Italian company Kokoro balance sex, sophistication and humor in a series of colorful pleasure toys. Designed by Madeindreams, the Buxxxer line offers an approachable alternative to market offerings, which typically range from the frighteningly utilitarian to the overly sophisticated. The three models are the cheerful Clitt (a two-pronged option for clitoral stimulation), the affable Geena (a non-invasive personal massager) and …