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Cachetejack Wooden Toys: iPhoneman & Top Feelings

Cachetejack are Nuria Bellver and Raquel Fanjul, a Spanish illustration duo working “here and there”. They do colourful posters, books, zines, illustrations and exhibitions full of energy, humour and playfulness . Now they have added two Cachetejack wooden toys to their collection of work: iPhoneman and Top Feelings memory game. These limited edition, handmade wooden toys play with digital media age phenomenons such as emoticons in a smart and fun analog way! Beautifully designed  they are appealing to young and old, children as well as adults! Buy iPhoneman and Top Feelings via the Cachetejacks shop!   See more of Cachetejacks work via: Smart woodwork by Laserlab 21. Like this:Like Loading…

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The Play: Modernist toy exhibition in London

London calling!!! The exhibition THE PLAY: Toys, Sets, Rules, organised by systems shows Modernist toys from the 1960ies with objects drawn from the personal archives of Roger Limbrick, Patrick Rylands, Fredun Shapur and Ken Garland. The four designers formed a loosely associated group that emerged in London in the 1960s. The doll house with open sides by Roger Limbrick won an Observer Design Award in 1969 and is part of the Victoria and Albert Museum collection.  Also on who’s is our beloved bath toy Duck by Patrick Rylands, produced in 1993 by AmbiToys, that works for any age – from 0 to 99. Furthermore there are toys by Fredun Shaper (like the Serpentino)  and Ken Garland (the Connect game and the Plytech Chair). Until July 4, 2015! Plytek Chair, Ken Garland + Associates c.1965, unrealised prototype Four-Way Blocks, Fredun Shapur 1972, Creative Playthings Connect, Ken Garland + Associates 1968, produced by James Galt Balancing Troupers, Fredun Shapur 1963, prototype (later realized by Kurt Naef) Serpentino, Fredun Shapur 1980, produced by Kurt Naef Joupii, Patrick Rylands 1970, produced by Il Leccio Open Side …