Artist designed pool toys and floats, rafts and bopables are a great way to bring art into your life in a whole new dimension. Ranging from $24 to $350, these 12 functional vinyl inflatables are designed in limited editions and add more than just a splash to your pool and home.
Artist Designed Pool Toys and Floats
Grey Area Pool Party
Grey Area teamed up with five artists for Pool Party, a curated collection of limited edition artist-designed pool floats.
Pool Party consists of five different pool floats that range from a giant googly-eyed rock by FriendsWithYou, to a rainbow colored intergalactic wheel by Jen Stark, to a pair of oversized pink breasts by Misaki Kawai, to a seven-and-half-foot tall basketball player by Devin Troy Strother. Each costs $350 USD
“Cosmic Drift” by Jen Stark, Limited Edition of 50
5′ x 5′ x 6″
Michael Jordan Pool Float by Devin Troy Stother, limited edition of 50
7.5′ x 2′ x 6″
“Bubbly Girl” by Misaki Kawai, Limited Edition of 50
3′ x 4.8′ x 2.5′
“Rocky III” by FriendsWithYou, Limited Edition of 50
4′ x 4′ x 2.5′
FUNBOY Artist Series
Three unique artists teamed up with FUNBOY for a series of Artist Edition Swan Series. These floating works of art by Alex Yanes, Kelcey Fisher and Gray Malin are available for purchase.
FUNBOY x Alex Yanes Artist Float:
FUNBOY x Kelcey Fisher (KFiSH):
FUNBOY X Gray Malin:
buy the $128 Funboy Artist Swan Pool floats here
Kenny Scharf Limited Edition Pool Floaty (for kids)
Designed by Kenny Scharf, exclusively for the Whitney Museum, this pool floaty will delight everyone. Scharf was excited to partner with the Whitney to make this pool floaty, as it is the reinterpretation of a previously unrealized public art installation. Only $24
Limited edition of 1000. Material: 0.2mm PVC. Size: 30X18 inch (76cm x 45cm); Inner ring: 14 inch.
$24, buy it here
Inflatables and Bopables
These are not meant for the pool, but instead as decorative items for the home or office. Or, if weighted with sand, bopable.
Super Malfi Inflatable Bopable
The Loyal Subjects collaborated with brand FriendsWithYou for the limited edition Super Malfi Inflatable Bopable.
• 52″ tall
• Inflatable Vinyl Bop Bag
• Sand Weighted base
• Packaged in a Closed 4C Box
• Designed by and Under License from FriendsWithYou
• Manufactured, Produced and Distributed by The Loyal Subjects
• Edition of 350
The Joe Ledbetter Bunny Burger
It’s a Bunny! It’s a Burger! No, it’s an Inflatable Burger Bunny! And it’s 62″ tall. This giant inflatable vinyl Bop Bag is sick! It has a sand weighted base, it bops, it inflates and it’s very limited! A must have for any Joe Ledbetter collector. Packaged in a Closed 4 color box.
Buff Monster Ice Cream Inflatable
The Loyal Subjects and artist BUFF MONSTER have created the ICE CREAM INFLATABLE – 52 Inches of inflatable Buff Monster yumminess! 52″ high.
• Limited to 250 pieces
• 3 Inflatable bladders (air)
• Classic Buff Monster trademarks
• Bottom bladder that can be filled with sand or water
Gary Baseman – Toby’s Wild Ride
If you’re familiar with Gary Baseman, then you are familiar with Toby; Gary’s beloved, precious, adventurous, world traveling cat. Now, you can bring Toby home in a 36” tall inflatable form (BIG)! A must have for any Baseman fan.
The FATRA toys designed by Czech artist Libuše Niklová were transformed as re-editions into inflatable versions by Zuzana Lednická, Jerry and Anna Kozovi and Jan ?apek. These and more can be purchased here.
We have an entire Pinterest Board of all the coolest inflatable things out there!