Before Regina King Won Her Emmy She Ordered 100 Uniquely Empowering Backpacks for School Kids as Gifts
Blended Designs was recently featured in an article by Showbiz 411 by Roger Friedman. In the article Friedman recalls meeting with Regina King at the rooftop GBK gift suite at L’Ermitage Hotel in Beverly Hills organized by Gavin Keilly.
"What caught her eye? The same thing that caught ours: unique school backpacks designed by Casey Kelly and her Jacksonville, Florida company, Blended Designs. Kelly made them after her 7 year old son said he wanted to see pictures of African American kids like himself on school products. Kelly whipped a line of colorful backpacks with the drawings of girls and boys her son’s age, teams of African American kids, emblazoned with the exclamation “I can do anything!”