As a teenager growing up in Central Florida I spent a fair amount of time in the old Ron Jon Surf Shop store (“on A1A under the rotating sign in Cocoa Beach”) stocking up on Sundeck baggies and “surf naked” painter’s caps. Now that the once-humble store is part of a much larger chain I [...]
Awesome art and toy blog Superpunch found this equally-awesome tiki mug on j_pidgeon’s flikr photostream.
Given to Toy Story 3 crew members by tiki fan/Pixar director Lee Unkrich, the two-sided mug features a faux-wood carved Buzz Lightyear on one side and a moai Woody on the other.
Now all I have to do is wait [...]
In case you missed Luau on the Lake this year, the ultra-fun tiki get-together which takes place each summer in Lake George, New York, or went and spent all your money on rum drinks and miniature golf while you were there, all is not lost: the event organizers have an online store where this and [...]
Hukilau 2010 has come and gone, but it’s not too late to take home a souvenir whether or not you were able to attend. The organizers have unpacked the last of the remaining merchandise from the event and made it available online at the Hukilau website.
Up for grabs: the last 20 Munktiki tiki mugs and [...]
Mug-maker Tiki Farm and the lowbrow/tiki artist Flounder have collaborated on another great tiki mug. Originally available as a limited-edition with a different glaze to celebrate the opening of Bold Hype’s “False Idols” art show, Haka’Iki is now sold as an open-edition item.
Measuring 4.5 inches tall and holding 14 ounces, the Marquesan design mug is [...]
Last week at Hukilau I got to see some new products from vendors and companies that I hadn’t heard of before. One of the most impressive was PopTiki of Colorado, a small manufacturer based out of Loveland, Colorado that creates handmade, slip-casted stoneware tiki mugs.
For a small company, their mugs are very professional-looking with super-clean [...]
Tiki mug producer Tiki Farm and tiki carver/sculptor Crazy Al have teamed up to create “Rum God,” a limited-edition mug once only available in Australia.
Originally created for a promotion by Appleton Estate rum, the mug will be available worldwide on the Tiki Farm website starting Saturday, May 15th at noon PST.
8.25 inches tall, holds 14 [...]