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Posts tagged 'toys'

Lego: The building block toys that every child knows

Lego bricks. Photo by Benjamin D. Esham via Flickr  Very few children in the West today will be unfamiliar with Lego’s plastic building blocks, designed

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Hravo: Getting back in the game

The Slovakian brand is reviving the country’s long history of toy-making and bringing the joys of hand-crafted games to a new generation. But will 21st-century

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Technology Will Save Us

Dismayed by our incomprehension of how consumer electronics work, Technology Will Save Us are determined to re-educate the nation “Our mission is to build the

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Hravo toys: Getting back in the game

  The Slovakian brand Hravo is reviving the country’s long history of toy-making and bringing the joys of hand-crafted games to a new generation. But

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Barbie’s Dreamhouse

The first “man-sized” Barbie dreamhouse in Europe has opened in Berlin, thus confirming design’s current obsession with the “life-size” and with “experience” (concepts that owe

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Imagination Playground by David Rockwell

As you’d expect in a moon-sized space station, the Star Wars Death Star is replete with amenities fit for an emperor. There’s a throne room

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Imagination Playground by David Rockwell

As you’d expect in a moon-sized space station, the Star Wars Death Star is replete with amenities fit for an emperor. There’s a throne room

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Floris Hovers’ design toys

Growing up is one of the worst things that can happen to a human,” Floris Hovers says earnestly. “I would much rather have stayed a

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Floris Hovers’ design toys

Growing up is one of the worst things that can happen to a human,” Floris Hovers says earnestly. “I would much rather have stayed a

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Toys of the Avant-Garde

It is no coincidence that Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright and Buckminster Fuller were all taught in kindergartens, the school system that introduced building blocks

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Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

The 10th CODAawards will honour extraordinary art commissions in interior, architectural, and public spaces

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

The 10th CODAawards will honour extraordinary art commissions in interior, architectural, and public spaces

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto


Videos

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Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality