Bubbles without the bottle. Kiosk scours a particular country for beautiful, unusual, It's a toy model of the favela itself, constructed on an abandoned hill out The pieces are all in great shape, but they're smaller than modern safety standards require [as the description says, " WAY to many 'choking Are You OK?
The recall Unlike one guy, though, I was never able to convince my parents to pony up for the crap advertised in comic books. Edition Brand recall: Holy smokes, 1. Wooden railway stuff sold over the last two years. See the CPSC for details [cpsc. The luggage haulers, too [hey, weren't Let's Stitch Frank! The images were made by the pixel-happy artist and illustrator Craig There are over 80 vintage cars, most of which hold little appeal to me; or I guess I just need to learn to And as everyone who knows modernist playgrounds knows, during the Robert Moses era, the New York Parks Department suffocated many a sweet modern playground proposal in its crib.
For example, if I had designed a rocking horse with hinged hindquarters that could actually move forward as you rock it, I might look If you've been looking for just the right Flying Wasp for your kid to christen, hie thee ho, on down to this vintage Playtown Marina from Creative Playthings.
Sure, it's a marina, not a yacht club, so there's not They're by Nakagawa Takeji, a year-old toymaker in Nagano, Japan. Nakagawa's Take-g Toys [though it's a spin on his first name, it's pronounced like English] specializes in Rockin' Blocks Graffiti Alphabet Blocks By Beebles I can't believe no one's bought a set of these sweet-looking graffiti alphabet blocks yet, even though they've been on etsy for a couple of months now.
It says right there, they're "not just for the hipster baby mind I Design Your Eyes. Hannibal Chew to Oobi's Roy. The North Carolina puppeteer was issued a design patent in for Finger Puppets, the bulging eyes-on-ring device that turns a So I'm Weak.
Way back in February? Yeah, well. I just ordered a Anyone recognize it? DIY Kid-sized Robot Rickshaw So the kid's Miniboo is sitting in the corner of her room for a year-plus with one of the wheels broken off, meanwhile, a Mr.
Wu of Somewhere Outside Beijing has made not one, but two robot-powered rickshaws, a According to Jennifer the Snackologist who posted about them last year, Ty made just of these Damn right it's better. You know what'd be even better, And Watching You. Don't sweat it, neither did I. The incredible, little, 's children's bucket chair made of molded ply with Pristine Creative Playthings Fire Chief Car On eBay Christmas: chief in a box Hanukkah: chief in a box Kwanzaa: a chief in a box Birthday party in the Fifties that someone ended up skipping, and so the present went undelivered and was stored in a cool, dry place The guy who designed the original trapezoidal high chair that has been knocked off and sold to every sitdown restaurant in the Western Hemisphere, that Stephan Gip?
If you haven't clicked through to the pictures in that Form Magazine article about toy design yet, get going. We'll wait. OK, So now you've seen that there is no more over-the-top wooden toy in the Or maybe make something. Like, say, an Ugly Doll quilt??? Holy smokes, that is awesome Linau, Hamburg In , Lieselotte Pee, the noted play and pedagogy expert and member of the Arbeitsausschusses Gutes Spielzeug [Good Toys Working Commitee], wrote an extensive article for Form Magazine about the state of toys and design.
I have no idea what Sweet Creative Playthings Playsets O'The World On eBay Anal retentive parents of who made your kids keep track of all their toys and store them in the original boxes, we salute you.
There are a few baby- and kid-related snaps in NotCot's first upload: At first I was distracted by Until I can buy one in ten seconds, it's just sewing machine people rubbing it in my face, and that gets If it goes for as much as the last one did, I think we all need to get into the Crawligator racket Daddymade Newborn Toy Kits I would imagine if you're running a handcrafted wooden toy company in a fully developed, expensive country like Germany, you constantly feel pressure from low-cost factories in China or Vietnam or Romania or wherever.
What's the logical strategic response? Paper Or Plastic? This is what I was planning to post about when I got sidetracked with the Grand Pronouncement. One other thing that's appealing about rooting around in the so-not-musty online archives of design magazines is the sense of control and A couple of folks have emailed wondering about my "obsession" lately with posting random vintage stuff.
Obviously, we're living in Ten minutes surfing through the 50 year-archive that Form, the Swiss-German design magazine, just put online, and already I feel like Homer Simpson at the candy convention. My raincoat's stuffed full, and instead of one, there are like Apparently, it was a happy ending for Aston Martin Junior V8 Volante I've had this open on my desktop for days now, not posting it, but I guess I'd better put it up here, just in case you're the knucklehead who's going to buy it.
Holy Buckminster Fuller! DT reader AJ just sent photos of the freakin' geodesic dome he just built for his 2-year-old daughter. Here are his simple tips for cranking out your very own dome in no time But waxing nostalgic about a long-lost toy collection from makes me uneasy, like we're veering too close to VH1 territory.
And yet, there's Gloria Caranica may beg to differ, but I'm not really minding the vintage mod on this Creative Playthings "Rocking Beauty" hobby horse. True, it doesn't have the elegance of the original natural wood and bright red ball David Horvath Writes Book! Reads Daddy Types!! Enters Demo!!! OK, last things first: Ugly Dolls is now being moved to the Parent Company category with the news that David Horvath and Sun Min Kim are expecting a baby girl, apparently just in time to muck up their schedule for But today it's her final project, titled "The My spirit is willing, but my flesh is weak.
If Joyful Joe, the plush hippo named after one of the fruits of the Spirit [Galatians ] had been hardwired to recite Gnagno And The Organs: Plush Rip-Outtable Guts Included If the kid's old enough to handle the name of the flower in the last post [bleeding heart, thanks dt reader christine -ed.
Well you're Chemobil Why, viva my Revolucion, it's Playmobil Che! Look on the wall of Richard Unglik's photograph of a typical living room from his book, La grande aventure de l'Histoire avec Playmobil. Acros from the Playmobil Warhol, next to the Welcome To The Desert Of The Playmobil You know, I was wondering: What if you, me, this whole planet, the solar system, were just like dust under the fingernail of a giant? Or what if, you know, all of human civilization is not our own, but The only problem, at least from a kidsplay standpoint, is that he uses them as elements in his sculptures They both lived in lofts on the Lower East Side; they both went on about the environment, and they both built geodesic domes out of You'd have thought he said the earth moves Plush Ultraman Pattern Doll Sure, they're awesome, you say, but what exactly are the colors of these plush Ultraman dolls trying to tell us?
But DWR seemed to wildly overestimate the popularity of Nume's most affordable design, a blank white cardboard playhouse which was ready and waiting for Sweet Juniper - Mies Mashup Holy smokes. Though the photos say otherwise, Dutch claims, "We are not designers or artists Tau is a line of children's toys which you--and your kid--assemble by popping the pieces out of a single sheet of CNC-routed, laminated birch plywood.
Vintage Mr. T Cabbage Patch-y Dolls From now on, I pity the fool who tries to tell me pop craftiness is a 21st century trend. Vinyl Toy Competition Finalists Snatch Plausibility Away From Grup Deniers Yeah, so about how contrived that whole grup thing about people persisting in some state of suspended adolesence?
Where they wear the same clothes as their kids? And uptalk all the time? Turns out I neglected to check with McGroovy's Box Rivets? McGroovy is dad and an art teacher-turned-entrepreneur, the success of who's main product, Mr. McGroovy's Box Rivets, is almost entirely dependent on getting more parents to make more play-related structures for their kids out of large cardboard boxes. Frying pan, fire. Iceberg, tip. Uma, Oprah. If anyone Or Munny, either, for that matter. Whatever charges of ex-post-facto gruppiness might be laid against me, I still think the site is for dads first, parents second, and perpetual Tiny bObles Make Me Warm All Over bObles is Danish children's gear company founded by two sisters with an interest in spurring children's motor skills development and, judging by the picture below, at least, in teasing US product liability lawyers with their model's demonstrations of actual Whoa, Kid!
It Cost A Thousand Euros! Nowadays, folks do completely safe and wise things like using bungee cords to strap a DeWalt-powered saw motor onto their kid's Radio Flyer Tiny Trike They also Cool Hunting just posted a video visit to the studio of Salvor designer Ross Menuez. Turns out the company's named after his daughter and muse [well, her middle name, anyway.
It's Icelandic. In case you can't I knew one of the investors behind Bozart from Philadelphia. A bunch of art world people I knew No, it Why, yes, yes they do. I'd go into details about how he did it, but everyone who isn't suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder is under a gag order at Walter Reed. Sweet Creative Playthings Slot-Together Ply Noah's Ark In their heyday, Creative Playthings had a lot of wonderful toys of their own design, but they also distributed products from around the world.
Those classic wood trucks were from some dude in Finland, for example. And this awesome, Considering that they also have something as random as a dollhouse weight set--free weights only, We got separated in the antiques section, and so the kid and I chose the most obvious rallying point--the Hermes store--and started It's a freaky, doll-centered, corporate-driven cult, a Club Libby Lu for Stepford Children, whose parents' only claim to Maoma: Plush-Meets-Finnegan's Wake.
In Holland Sure, I'd like to wean my kid from Dora with some cool indie plush, you say, but what's the diff? The backstories of American indie toys are usually about as deep and complex as a Chinese zodiac placemat. As for taking a whizz, I imagine he does that in the woods, too. But I can't find any reference to the credited designer, And as this giant squid shows us, the line between plush furniture and total plush domination is about Yes, Bears Were Harmed In The Making Of These Photographs Brooklyn artist [redundant, I know] Kent Rogowski flayed some helpless teddy bears, turned them inside out, and then restuffed them, sending his creations back out into the world as hideous, mutilated mutants.
But not before photographing them and binding She's playing with them right now. The kid had a playdate a few weeks back, and the other kid had a piece The fact that he's cute as a baby is just a way of getting your kid to let his guard down, then one Muji Music Box Mashup So literally, as I'm reading about how a congressman from Pittsburgh cited the artistic value of mashups, DJ Drama's mixtapes, and Girl Talk's sampling, it turns out the kid has wound up both her Muji music boxes at once, Running naked in the grass, little babies cooing and playing with their feet.
And then The Man came along in and started laying a lot of white On the way to Bubble with me Sunday morning, she asked if the lady with the white balloons was going to be there, because she wanted another white Berlin Hipsters Transform Playground Equipment Into Musical Instruments For his thesis project at the University of the Arts in Berlin, Richard The created Playful Parasites, a set of Bluetooth-enabled sensors that transform traditional playground equipment--slides, swings, climbing toys, bouncy ride-ons--into an data-transmitting interface:The system is designed to These freaky cute, little wooden elephants were part of the display in NonChalant Mom's booth at Bubble Chigo In Da Dollhouse!
Between Play Mountain, Landscape Products, and Chigo, Shinichiro Nakahara has created something of a refined, humanistic modernist design archipelago of ventures across Tokyo.
The company has done exhibits of mid-century modern designers; their stores mix original and exclusive furniture We measured just below the rim of the bowl, cut a Remember, Kokua, the German manufacturer who invented it, got the idea of a pedal-free cruiser from the Draisienne, a nearlyyear-old ancestor of the modern bicycle.
And at a made-in-Germany premium price of We were killing 20 minutes until the museum itself opened. It looked cute, she was stoked about it, and at four We saw a bucket of these Plush Robots by Sopa de Principe All I need is this modded Scion. And this art blimp parade. This Scion, and this art blimip parade. And this Bugaboo. This Scion, this art blimp parade, this Bugaboo, And a week at the Mister Burnett's Neighborwood Forget the design implications for a moment; one of the things that blows me away about the designer toy phenomenon is the blanks business model, where instead of just putting out a character doll, you put out a blank, Not clear what the impetus Here are a few finds that have piled up in my to-link folder: First, two from The Nursery at Apartment Therapy, a blog that's very advanced for its age: You can get Muji's awesome Suburbia In A Bag in the Too bad the dolls and the And pours frogs to boot.
One of the kid's first toys was a set of Hindu deity finger puppets, which we threw into the diaper bag to keep her quiet at church. Both Naef and Creative Playthings made square puzzles cut into strips. Turn them over, and there's a different animal on each of the four faces of--you know, why is it so Or maybe I'm not a huge fan of Karim Rashid, mostly because of the hype-y celebrity design thing.
I rest my case. Yoshitomo Nara Plush Doll Rarer Than You Think I know there are some pull toys out there, but I'm still surprised that Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara's malevolent-looking little kids or sleepy-eyed puppies haven't made it onto actual kid-sized t-shirts or Onesies yet.
Still, when I was trying This time, it's Felt Rocks:In their raw form, they are lumps of felt formed as a by-product in the industrial process of making felt polishing wheels for optical lenses In the felting process, with Wha Wha Wha?? But no, you can buy six-foot tall Ugly Dolls of There were No-one knows why they made it and danged if he knows where to get it! Actually, they made it in This sweet Creative Playthings doll house has a bit of play wear on the edges--and, uh, it's missing the bottom floor--but the only thing bad I can say about all the furniture is that the doll family appears to Leggo My Lego!
Also, they're an important source of vitamin C, almost as Tip of the iceberg. Their catalogue is full of incredible, fun-looking, and well-thought-out designs. Swedish architect Stephan Gip is credited with the design for the all-wood, no-tray, trapezoidal stacking high chair that we wipe off a little every day The collection, dubbed Destination: Buenos Aires, includes at least one of the sweet-looking wooden toy designs by Gonzalo Arbutti's company, Laboratori.
With inspirations He was tall, with a cursory bit of make-up and a weathered clown suit on; normal shoes, though. And he had a weird, kind of weary, high-pitched, Isamu Noguchi Slide Mantra Sculptures Reading through the timeline of sculptor Isamu Noguchi's projects is like a smack on the back of the head; there are so many playgrounds that never made it out of the maquette stage. They range back over fifty years Apartment Therapy: Now For The Nursery Apartment Therapy, the site for people with neurotic apartments whose apartments just have a few issues just like what they like, you gotta problem with that?
The door's right over there, the chartreuse one--I know, but we thought it might Burglar: Please Use Boon Animal Bags So you've just stuffed your money into one of the kid's plush toys for safekeeping. If you'd now kindly stuff all the animals into one of these Boon Animal Bags, the burglar won't have to slice open all the Her company Esthex made a crafty little Eskimo  doll, since replaced by Harry Potter's couch or something. Que Lindo!
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Eyelash Extensions. Eyelash Extensions Mink Fur. Mag ik jou even een kusje geven. Kleine kinderen ze kunnen soms zo leuk en spontaan uit de hoek komen met hun uitspraken en manieren. Maar het jongetje van vijf dat ik gisteren in de supermarkt zag lopen met zijn moeder en kleine zusje was echt superleuk. Ik kreeg er tranen van in mijn ogen toen ik zag wat de kleine man aan het doen was. Zijn moeder vond het mi Waar waren we ook alweer gebleven. Het was weer even stil. We hadden elkaar alweer een tijd niet gezien of gesproken.
Maar toen we elkaar weer tegenkwamen voelde het weer als vanouds of we elkaar gisteren nog hadden gesproken. Kortom we pakte de draad weer op Waar waren we ook alweer gebleven Sommige vrienden zie je niet zo vaak Het was weer fijn om elkaar na lan Wat is dit? Fans Sinterklaas is uit het zicht verdwenen Door Leonardo. This Rui pic is what explains why she isn't in XD.
True bluggiest mun story. I'm not sure I can justify 67 cents a picture if they're majority black and white. Would buy it if I could. I ll definitely be picking up one of these bad boys later. Stupid body with its biological need for sleep Pokemon girls are hawt n yum.Jun 28, · This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.