toy http://design.org/tags/toy en Yum Yum London: Cheerful Character Designs http://design.org/blog/yum-yum-london-cheerful-character-designs <p>Sometimes the day just needs a little extra happy in it. <a href="http://www.yumyumlondon.com/hello" target="Yum Yum">Yum Yum</a> studio's character designs are pretty much guaranteed to bring on some cheer. The London-based studio creates colorful character designs like these and specializes in telling stories "through animation, illustration and toys." Meet Boris the hamster, Hotdog and the rest of the gang ↓</p> <p><iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/14592941" width="620" height="348" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="332" title="Design, Yumyum, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/20/yumyum-london_04.jpg?1353460804" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="315" title="Design, Yumyum, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/20/yumyum-london_05.jpg?1353460964" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="349" title="Design, Yumyum, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/20/yumyum-london_02.gif?1353460909" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="349" title="Design, Yumyum, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/20/yumyum-london_03.jpg?1353460909" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="446" title="Design, Yumyum, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/20/yumyum-london_06.jpg?1353460909" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="349" title="Design, Yumyum, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/20/yumyum-london_01.jpg?1353460909" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="349" title="Design, Yumyum, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/20/yumyum-london_08.jpg?1353460909" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="319" title="Design, Yumyum, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/20/yumyum-london_10.jpg?1353460909" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="211" title="Design, Yumyum, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/20/yumyum-london_09.jpg?1353460909" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="319" title="Design, Yumyum, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/20/yumyum-london_07.jpg?1353460964" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="746" title="Design, Yumyum, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/20/yumyum-london_12.jpg?1353460964" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="319" title="Design, Yumyum, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/20/yumyum-london_13.jpg?1353473549" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/yum-yum-london-cheerful-character-designs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/yum-yum-london-cheerful-character-designs#comments character design illustration london toy Wed, 21 Nov 2012 01:31:22 +0000 jessicapatterson 4341 at http://design.org Merry Sithmas: Lego Star Wars Christmas Mash-Ups http://design.org/blog/merry-sithmas-lego-star-wars-christmas-mashups <p>And for your end-of-holiday enjoyment, a little Lego Star Wars Christmas Album. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_02.jpg" alt="Design, starwars, lego" title="Design, starwars, lego" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /><br /> <img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_03.jpg" alt="Design, starwars, lego" title="Design, starwars, lego" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="414" title="Design, starwars, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_01.jpg?1324874879" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, starwars, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_02.jpg?1324874949" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, starwars, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_03.jpg?1324874949" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, starwars, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_04.jpg?1324874949" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, starwars, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_05.jpg?1324874949" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="827" title="Design, starwars, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_06.jpg?1324874949" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, starwars, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_07.jpg?1324874949" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, starwars, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_08.jpg?1324874950" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="621" title="Design, starwars, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_09.jpg?1324874976" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/merry-sithmas-lego-star-wars-christmas-mashups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/merry-sithmas-lego-star-wars-christmas-mashups#comments design holiday lego photography star wars toy Mon, 26 Dec 2011 04:59:48 +0000 jessicapatterson 3952 at http://design.org The Development Timeline of Woodbot by Designchapel http://design.org/blog/development-timeline-woodbot-designchapel <p>Robert Lindstroem of <a href="http://designchapel.com/" target="Designchapel">Designchapel</a> and Mathias Lindgren in Stockholm are working on side project designing and manufacturing <a href="http://designchapel.com/blog/tag/woodbot/" target="Woodbot">Woodbot</a> Pilots, a character derived from a 3D interactive exhibition. Though the toy design is only in the prototyping faze, it's easy to see that these creatures have the potential to be awesome pieces some day. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="443" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_20.jpg?1324090591" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="1614" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_02.jpg?1324090738" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="441" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_01.jpg?1324090739" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="469" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_06.jpg?1324090739" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_04.jpg?1324090739" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="670" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_05.jpg?1324090739" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="446" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_14.jpg?1324090740" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="693" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_07.jpg?1324090739" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_08.jpg?1324090740" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="399" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_09.jpg?1324090740" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="729" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_13.jpg?1324090740" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="714" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_17.jpg?1324090822" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="1652" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_18.jpg?1324090822" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="337" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_11.jpg?1324090740" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="447" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_12.jpg?1324090740" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="729" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_15.jpg?1324090821" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="799" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_16.jpg?1324090821" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="551" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_19.jpg?1324090823" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="339" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_03.jpg?1324090739" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/development-timeline-woodbot-designchapel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/development-timeline-woodbot-designchapel#comments design industrial personal product stockholm sweden toy Sat, 17 Dec 2011 03:07:22 +0000 jessicapatterson 3924 at http://design.org Designer Interview: Speaking with Shawn of Shawnimals http://design.org/blog/designer-interview-speaking-shawn-shawnimals <p>Shawn "Shawnimal" Smith, the visionary behind <a href="http://www.shawnimals.com/" target="Shawnimals">Shawnimals</a>, began to develop his distinctive style of art as a kid obsessed with cartoons, comics, video games, and drawing pictures. Not satisfied with simply drawing his favorite cartoon and comic book characters, he felt compelled to create his own, inspired by all that he loved.</p> <p>Shawnimals products run the gamut including plush toys, collectible vinyl, apparel, lifestyle accessories, mobile games, video games, comics and much more.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="459" title="Design, shawnimals, interview" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/06/shawnimals_01_0.jpg?1323196135" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, shawnimals, interview" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/06/shawnimals_02.jpg?1323196164" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="463" title="Design, shawnimals, interview" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/06/shawnimals_03.jpg?1323196223" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="349" title="Design, shawnimals, interview" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/06/shawnimals_11.jpg?1323196258" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="600" title="Design, shawnimals, interview" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/06/shawnimals_04.jpg?1323196362" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="517" title="Design, shawnimals, interview" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/06/shawnimals_07.jpg?1323196398" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, shawnimals, interview" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/06/shawnimals_08.jpg?1323196489" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="728" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/06/shawnimals_05.jpg?1323196617" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/06/shawnimals_06.jpg?1323196617" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="15" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/06/shawnimals_09.jpg?1323196617" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/designer-interview-speaking-shawn-shawnimals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/designer-interview-speaking-shawn-shawnimals#comments character design graphic illustration paint toy Tue, 06 Dec 2011 18:51:03 +0000 coryskaaren 3896 at http://design.org Cut Paper Illustrations and Characters by Brian Gubicza http://design.org/blog/cut-paper-illustrations-and-characters-brian-gubicza <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/04/10/Brian_Gubicza_3.jpg" alt="Design, paper, BrianGubicza" title="Design, paper, BrianGubicza" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p>Check out these paper cut-outs illustrated by <a href="http://www.goobeetsa.com/index.html" target="Brian Gubicza">Brian Gubicza</a>, an illustrator and plush-toy creator living in Massachusetts. I love the simplified style, solid blocks of color, repeating lines and the dimension added by the paper.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="447" title="Design, paper, BrianGubicza" alt="Design, paper, BrianGubicza" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/04/10/Brian_Gubicza_1.jpg?1302486164" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/cut-paper-illustrations-and-characters-brian-gubicza" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/cut-paper-illustrations-and-characters-brian-gubicza#comments design illustration massachusetts paper toy Mon, 11 Apr 2011 01:47:08 +0000 jessicapatterson 2779 at http://design.org Paper Town: A Recycled, Graphic, Pop-Up Town http://design.org/blog/paper-town-recycled-graphic-pop-town <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/03/29/paper_town_6.jpg" alt="Design, papertown, toy" title="Design, papertown, toy" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="405" title="Design, papertown, toy" alt="Design, papertown, toy" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/03/29/paper_town_6.jpg?1301422475" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/paper-town-recycled-graphic-pop-town" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/paper-town-recycled-graphic-pop-town#comments design graphic industrial kids sustainability toy Tue, 29 Mar 2011 18:24:39 +0000 jessicapatterson 2752 at http://design.org Build your Own Eames House: House Industries Model http://design.org/blog/build-your-own-eames-house-house-industries-model <p><a href="http://eames.houseind.com/" target="House Industries">House Industries</a>, a talented type foundry, created this Eames Case Study No. 8 block set that doubles as alphabet blocks showing off their Eames Century Modern type collection.</p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/03/10/eames_house_3.jpg" alt="Design, eames, blocks" title="Design, eames, blocks" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="389" title="Design, eames, blocks" alt="Design, eames, blocks" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/03/10/eames_house_3.jpg?1299801883" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/build-your-own-eames-house-house-industries-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/build-your-own-eames-house-house-industries-model#comments design industrial kids Mid-Century modern toy typography Fri, 11 Mar 2011 21:44:44 +0000 jessicapatterson 2707 at http://design.org Plama Marble Run: A Classic Toy gets a Facelift http://design.org/blog/plama-marble-run-classic-toy-gets-facelift <p>The Plama Marble Run 2D, designed by the Swiss design studio <a href="http://www.bernhard-burkard.com/" target="BERNHARD | BURKARD">BERNHARD | BURKARD</a>, adds clean design to a classic toy. I had one of these sets when I was little, and the metal shapes and colors are definitely 10 steps up from mine.</p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/03/04/plama_3.jpg" alt="Design, Plama, toy" title="Design, Plama, toy" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="426" title="Design, Plama, toy" alt="Design, Plama, toy" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/03/04/plama_3.jpg?1299274073" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/plama-marble-run-classic-toy-gets-facelift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/plama-marble-run-classic-toy-gets-facelift#comments design industrial kids toy video Fri, 04 Mar 2011 21:34:26 +0000 jessicapatterson 2688 at http://design.org Polish Tourism Campaign with Custom Vinyl Toys http://design.org/blog/polish-tourism-campaign-custom-vinyl-toys <p>The heroes of a new Polish Tourism campaign are vinyl toys created with traditional Polish motifs and modern design. Jakub Jabłoński of Platige Image created these characters for the Polish Tourist Organization. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/02/25/POLEN_6.jpg" alt="Design, polen, tourism" title="Design, polen, tourism" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="465" title="Design, polen, tourism" alt="Design, polen, tourism" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/02/25/POLEN_1.jpg?1298670696" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/polish-tourism-campaign-custom-vinyl-toys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/polish-tourism-campaign-custom-vinyl-toys#comments design toy travel Fri, 25 Feb 2011 22:00:38 +0000 jessicapatterson 2668 at http://design.org Angry Birds, LEGO Style http://design.org/blog/angry-birds-lego-style <p>These <a href="http://shop.angrybirds.com/">Angry Birds</a> Lego models by Tsang Yiu Keung (or Chiukeung (CK)) are too cute and clever. And I'm still amazed at how accurately LEGO builders can recreate something, like the <a href="http://design.org/blog/1-million-legos-one-detailed-replica-buckeyes-stadium">1 Million Lego Buckeyes Stadium</a> model we posted last week. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/01/18/angry_birds_3.jpg" alt="Design, lego, angry birds, model, toy" title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="720" height="480" alt="Design, lego, angry birds, model, toy" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/01/18/angry_birds_3.jpg?1295369754" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/angry-birds-lego-style" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/angry-birds-lego-style#comments design games lego toy Tue, 18 Jan 2011 17:03:35 +0000 jessicapatterson 2579 at http://design.org 1 Million Legos = One Detailed Replica of the Buckeyes Stadium http://design.org/blog/1-million-legos-one-detailed-replica-buckeyes-stadium <p><a href="http://www.mocpages.com/home.php/336">Paul Janssen</a> created this monument to "The Shoe" using approximately 1 million Lego pieces, logging more than 1,000 hours over the span of two years. I'm sure about 101 thousand (lego) fans would feel quite at home in the venue. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/01/12/lego_stadium_2.png" alt="Design, lego, buckeye, stadium, replica, paul janssen" title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="800" height="600" alt="Design, lego, buckeye, stadium, replica, paul janssen" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/01/12/lego_stadium_2.png?1294817341" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/1-million-legos-one-detailed-replica-buckeyes-stadium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/1-million-legos-one-detailed-replica-buckeyes-stadium#comments architecture design lego toy Wed, 12 Jan 2011 07:43:40 +0000 jessicapatterson 2563 at http://design.org Vintage Vespa = Awesome New Rocking Horse Design http://design.org/blog/vintage-vespa-awesome-new-rocking-horse-design <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2010/12/30/Vespa-Rocking-Horse.jpg" alt="Design, toy, child, vespa, rocking horse, vintage" title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" />This awesome and amazingly crafted scooter was created for grandson, Diego, from Grandfather. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2010/12/30/Vespa-Rocking-Horse.jpg" alt="Design, toy, child, vespa, rocking horse, vintage" title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="580" height="433" alt="Design, toy, child, vespa, rocking horse, vintage" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2010/12/30/Vespa-Rocking-Horse.jpg?1293734575" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/vintage-vespa-awesome-new-rocking-horse-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/vintage-vespa-awesome-new-rocking-horse-design#comments design kids toy vintage Thu, 30 Dec 2010 19:16:25 +0000 jessicapatterson 2523 at http://design.org Toy Guardian: Concept Design and IDEA Award Winner http://design.org/blog/toy-guardian-concept-design-and-idea-award-winner <p>Meet the Toy Guardian: the mobile toy box meets riding toy meets fantastical creature.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="960" height="720" alt="Design, industrial, toy, kid, toy guardian" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2010/11/23/toy_guardiandetail_1.jpg?1290572784" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/toy-guardian-concept-design-and-idea-award-winner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/toy-guardian-concept-design-and-idea-award-winner#comments design kids toy Wed, 24 Nov 2010 04:41:17 +0000 jessicapatterson 2422 at http://design.org