Initially set to take place at the Anaheim Convention Center in California, DesignerCon will be moving its convention to the virtual realm this year due to coronavirus pandemic.
The online edition will gather over 150 artists, toy companies and manufacturers from the underground and pop art worlds to offer limited edition figures, sculptures and other related ephemera. DesignerCon Online will be partnering up with Popshop Live to enhance its e-commerce experience, allowing interested buyers to navigate virtual booths using an easy-to-use interface.
Medicom Toy is among the slew of vendors participating in this year’s event and will be launching a selection of exclusive figures. The Japanese toy mainstay will release its second Artist Series BE@RBRICK set featuring original designs by artists Jermaine Rogers, Greg Mike, Valfre, Alex Pardee and Louis De Guzman. Hajime Sorayama is also offering his Future Mickey V2 BE@RBRICK collectible in 100%, 400% and 1000% sizes.
In addition, the Keith Haring Foundation is gearing up to launch a special edition BE@RBRICK covered with the late artist’s iconic American Flag artwork with dancing figures. Also, Lauren Tsai will launch her UNREAL (Blue Version) statuette in an edition of 100 pieces.
DesignerCon Online 2020 will run through November 13-15. Check out the exclusive collectibles in the slideshow above.