Ann's Monsters

Posted on July 30, 2008 Under Design

Monsters and socks have one thing in common: both spent a lot of time beneath our bed when we were kids. We’re not saying that’s where Ann Inman came up with the inspiration for Ann’s Monsters (after all she does hail from the Pacific Northwest, the land of Bigfoot) her but it would make a lot of sense. Rather than piece together the old, smelly crew socks balled up under the mattress, Ms. Inman has created her endearing creature collection by hand-stuffing colorfully striped socks with polyester fiberfill and sewing buttons on to make their crazy eyes. Each of her nine adorable abnormalities range in height from 15 to 23-inches tall and have their own backstory — of sorts. None of them involve haunting the bedrooms of small children.