Category Archives: toys

Miniature Mechanical Marvels

Wired‘s slideshow Vintage Japanese Robots Storm Sci-Fi Museum shows 13 pictures of neat toys, like Mechagodzilla bellow. The toys are from the personal collection of the designer Tom Geismar, from Chermayeff & Geismar, which has been collecting for decades. Those … Continue reading

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Classics of everyday design

On November 9, 2006 Jonathan Glancey started a blog at the Guardian Unlimited‘s Arts blog dedicated to the Classics of everyday design. The almost weekly articles keep going updated, and now there are 40 (and counting) Classics of everyday design. … Continue reading

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Recortables

The Spanish blog Recortables shares papercraft models with political criticism, created by Sento Llobell, comics illustrator, and Toni Vaca, “speciallist on wasting time“. There are papercraft caricatures of George W. Bush – El Carnicero Global, the king of Spain Juan … Continue reading

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My Lilliput

My Lilliput is a fabulous Flickr set with catchy macro pictures with tiny plastic toys interacting with strawberries, nuts, flowers, vegetables and other stuff. The photos of those tiny people were taken by Gianluca Fabrizio. Related posts: Mini-Miam Kita Usagi … Continue reading

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Plush Internal Organs

Kids, and many adults, love plush and stuffed toys. That’s why there are so many options available: classic teddy bears, bunnies, hearts, cute animals, plush food, cthulhus, microbes, pee and poo, and even sushi for puppies. The Brazilian designer brothers … Continue reading

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Nicole Gastonguay

Nicole Gastonguay is a graphic designer, however, she has another talent: crochet. She makes marvellous (and super cute) crochet toys. And for toys I want to say adorable crochet food and animals. It’s impossible not love her smiling creations with … Continue reading

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Hieronymus Bosch’s birds papercraft

Hieronymus Bosch is on the top of my list of painter that I think had a disturbed brilliant mind. His paintings full of bizarre and scary creatures are an example of how far can go the human mind and how … Continue reading

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Giant Zombie LEGO Men

After those LEGO® Ice Brick Tray to make your own pieces of iced LEGO, the Giant Zombie LEGO Men ATTACK! are great present for LEGO enthusiasts. Two models of those customizes and painted 19″ LEGO zombies were created using plastic, … Continue reading

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Take-G Toys

I don’t remember having seen wood toys prettier than those by take-g toys. Takeji Nakagawa, aka Take-G, creates adorable toys and crafts, like the wonderful wood robots. The robots and his other crafts are actually art works, sold only at … Continue reading

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Friday Cat Blogging Stuff

Here are my collection of links with cats, specially saved to blog today. And before you run away complaining “Oh no, cat pictures!”, take a look on the images and their descriptions. They have cats, of course, but they aren’t … Continue reading

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