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The Play: Modernist toy exhibition in London

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London calling!!! The exhibition THE PLAY: Toys, Sets, Rulesorganised 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!

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Plytek Chair, Ken Garland + Associates c.1965, unrealised prototype

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Four-Way Blocks, Fredun Shapur 1972, Creative Playthings

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Connect, Ken Garland + Associates 1968, produced by James Galt

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Balancing Troupers, Fredun Shapur 1963, prototype (later realized by Kurt Naef)

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Serpentino, Fredun Shapur 1980, produced by Kurt Naef

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Joupii, Patrick Rylands 1970, produced by Il Leccio

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Open Side Dolls’ House, Roger Limbrick 1963, produced by James Galt

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