Entries Tagged as 'Kids'

MULA Stacking Rings from IKEA

September 29th, 2010 · 1 Comment

It’s no secret, I love wooden toys.  They just have a certain feel to them that makes playtime seem so much more satisfying.  What is a secret, however, is that IKEA has some classic wooden toys at their typical unbelievable prices.  Their MULA stacking rings are probably my favorite.  The colors are deep and bright […]

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Tags: Kids · Toys

Plywood Alphabet

September 27th, 2010 · No Comments

I’ve been scouring the internets for the perfect alphabet art to hang in our child’s room and this piece from Bookhou might be a winner.  Laser cut in 1/4 inch birch plywood, it’s perfect for hanging on the wall or just leaning against it.  While the company normally uses wood to produce furniture, their take […]

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Tags: Graphic Design · Kids

House by The Electric Company

November 5th, 2009 · No Comments

The old Electric Company films are wonderfully smart and whimsical, and this just might be my favorite. Thanks swissmiss for the link!

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Tags: Film · Kids

Fifties Lego Town Set

October 17th, 2009 · No Comments

It should come as no surprise that I love LEGO.  Anything that combines Danish design, toys and architecture is pretty sweet.  This new set called “Town Plan” contains three buildings central to any fictitious 1950′s town: a cinema, service station and town hall.  It’s complete with a few cars and even some newlyweds! Get yours […]

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Tags: Architecture · Gift Ideas · Kids · Toys

The Marshmallow Test

September 20th, 2009 · No Comments

Oh, The Temptation from Steve V on Vimeo.  An adorable take on a famous experiment of deferred gratification.

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Tags: Film · Kids

Stokke Tripp Trapp

August 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I don’t have any children (yet), but I’m nevertheless fascinated by high quality products for kids.  The Stokke Tripp Trapp highchair is a classic example of a piece of furniture that is both ubiquitous and iconic.  It’s simple design might hide the fact that it is superbly ergonomic, adjustable and sturdy.  One can only wish […]

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Tags: Furniture · Home · Kids

ShapeMaker!

April 29th, 2009 · 1 Comment

ShapeMaker is a set of 25 blocks constructed out of rubber wood by UK firm Miller Goodman.  They are printed with wonderfully colorful geometric designs and every permutation yields fantastic designs, shapes and creatures.  These are exactly the kind of toys I want my children playing with, as not only do they stimulate the mind […]

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Tags: Kids