Posts tagged "children"
Balance animals the Duckster and the Stardust

Balance animals the Duckster and the Stardust

The balancing animals the duck Duckster and the horse Stardust are designed by Ulrika Liffner and Josefine Wahlström for The Snowroom.  The animals are made for preschools as well as for waiting areas and for the home. The ambition was to keep motor practice fun and allow the children to be innovative in their play...
New discovery journeys to make and mountains to climb

New discovery journeys to make and mountains to climb

We envisioned a place for storytelling and play, for fantasy and travel with the mind, for children and adults alike, says Kasper Medin och Ulrika E. Engberg, designers at Little red stuga. The challenge was to create something new and interesting around the beanbag concept, one of the world’s most appreciated and functional pieces of...
Baby hand and foot print

Baby hand and foot print

Tokyo-based design company Kawamura Hideo Activity has recently started the online website OTETE & ANYO that produces an original stamp of baby’s tiny hand and foot print under the original design label Rezon. The word “OTETE & ANYO” are lovely nickname for baby’s hand and foot in Japanese language. They are only original stamps in...
Imaginative furniture for children

Imaginative furniture for children

Furniture made for children are ether small versions of furniture for adults, or they tend to have strong colours and crazy shapes that leaves little space for imagination. These different design categories became the starting point for a new furniture concept. The aim for Please design was to create furniture that could work in a space that adults and children share...
Konstfack for kids

Konstfack for kids

Konstfack for Kids is a new cooperation between Konstfack, the University College of Arts, Craft and Design and Gallerian, shopping mall in Stockholm where the both would like to inspire young people to experiment with visual communication and digital media.There are five different courses with different themes; digital storytelling, animation, robotic, commercial movie and pimp...
Playground for urban cities in 2015

Playground for urban cities in 2015

Playground for urban cities in 2015 is a a project by Alain Gilles, formerly working at Quinze and Milan and now opening his own studio. Urban Jungle: Hanging or walking between rubber vines. Playing hide and seek with their peers. Young children need to learn to go beyond their fears, to step into unknown territories....

Innovative kid’s products

It’s a while since I saw some real innovation concerning kid’s products. The range by Stephen Procter brings something new to a rather conservative field of products. His designs is like the iPod of the kid’s category. At this years Milan Design Week Stephen Procter got the Design Report Award as the best promising newcomer....
Against child abuse

Against child abuse

I just saw a site from the organisation Sire against child abuse in the Netherlands. Not only is it great that they are helping these poor children, the website (with great design by Achtung!) is building up an ambiance that at least makes me really touched. By using design to bring an important message forward...