Plama Marble Run: A Classic Toy gets a Facelift

The Plama Marble Run 2D, designed by the Swiss design studio BERNHARD | BURKARD, 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.

Design, Plama, toy

Design, Plama, toy

Design, Plama, toy

I think to make this more exciting, I would need three or four sets, but I’m sure kids would be entertained by one. The only question we have: why is the guy in the video wearing white gloves? ↓

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Hi, I'm Jessica. I'm a Designer and Writer at Drawbackwards and write for the Design Blog at I enjoy vintage things, letterpress, publication design, and long walks around the Cesar Chavez Park pond. You can follow me on twitter at @jessdoodled for lots of fun randomness.

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