AvantGarb has been a growing, productive business for a really long time. I started AvantGarb in my Berkeley, California garage when my youngest daughter was about 3 months old. From the start, AvantGarb has been profitable and the dollars have … Continue reading
We spend a lot of time focusing mascot eyes, so this article in the New York Times about eye contact with characters caught my eye. Here’s a quote from it: “There’s the notion that your relationship with a brand should be like … Continue reading
Where are the hat-makers? the tailors? the cobblers? They’re in the mascot studio, that’s where. Last week, all those skills were needed to bring a horse mascot to life. We just finished a wonderful horse for Indiana Grand, Racing & … Continue reading
AvantGarb designs & creates Signature Mascots or custom mascots characters. They are mascots that represent a team, school, event, product —even an idea. Each of the mascots is unique. We’re a small company of artists, designers and craft people. Our raison … Continue reading
It happens. A mascot that looked great several years ago, now looks old and feels old and looks out of date. As there are trends in fashion and car design, there are mascot trends, as well. Your mascot has started to … Continue reading
Mascot shoes are gems. They are our Jimmy Choos At AvantGarb we understands the physics & engineering of a mascot shoe. We make Mascot Choos!!!
Closing time at the Children’s Museum Rex stands at the top floor of the museum. He has a big, rainbow colored belly & he knows how to move it. He has a big tail that he knows how to wiggles … Continue reading
We are mascot making mavens. That said, we would have to be hugely self-centered, if we didn’t admit that there are other mascot companies that make wonderful mascots, as well. What follows is a list of some of the best custom mascot … Continue reading
Where does community spontaneously happen? Where do we bump shoulders with strangers? Where do we just get silly! When we’re in the presence of a mascot, that’s where! The photo at the top of this page is of Gunston. Gunston … Continue reading
There were multitudes of mascots —well, there were 2 mascots and me – and I am a bit mascot-ish, and Dick Wolfsie, from WISH TV, Channel 8. We were on a live remote for the morning show from AvantGarb’s mascot … Continue reading
Oh yeah! NCAA March Madness mascot rankings – Check out # 13 the Patriot – Geo Mason U. One of AvantGarb’s http://ow.ly/4fd6y Do you need a mascot for your school? Let’s connect.
Racing Presidents Racing Presidents aren’t just for the ballpark. A racing president is a way to celebrate new leadership, bring characters in history to life in a BIG BIG way and strengthen a sponsorship message. The planners of festivities welcoming Dr. … Continue reading
Fisher-Price had some action heroes, The Rescue Heroes. They wanted a mascot of Billy Blazes – the fireman character for the rescue heroes. There was a big event planned for the Rescue Heroes at FAO Schwartz or Toys R Us. Our staff … Continue reading
Our relationship with the Grand Rapids Griffins Hockey began with the feet. The Griffin’s mascot is named, Griff. Griff’s mascot feet were old and tired, and Sean Grabowski, the mascot performer wasn’t happy. Sean got in touch with AvantGarb. We … Continue reading
Sometimes you have to show your mascot some love! All of the graduating cheerleaders were getting medals of appreciation on Senior Night at Savannah State University. The cheerleading coach wanted to give the Tiger a medal of appreciation, too. We got … Continue reading