Playthings

Wooden Art Dolls

Etsy Finds: Art Dolls

Mixed media artist Danita Art has lots of wonderful things available in her Etsy shop. You can find out more about her work on...
Eames Nauga Monsters

Eames Nauga Monsters

In 1960, Charles Eames designed the “Nauga Monster” to promote the launch of Uniroyal’s Naugahyde brand of artificial leather (or “pleather”). The campaign humorously...
Handmade Wood Creatures

Handmade Wood Creatures

These fantastic wooden creatures (“Pecanpals”) were handmade in Australia by Norefin. The limited edition of 300 quickly sold out in 24 hours. Hopefully there...
Etsy Finds: BOK Wooden Blocks

Etsy Finds: BOK Wooden Blocks

Available as a 12 block set, made from untreated reclaimed wood (unused hardwood scrap) and hand printed by Petit Flaneur. Be sure to check...
toys handcrafted by Comaam in Kawaguchi, Japan

Handmade Japanese Toys

Another example of stunning Japanese craftsmanship, these beautiful and imaginative toys are handcrafted by Comaam in Kawaguchi, Japan.
Miller Goodman PlayShapes

Miller Goodman PlayShapes

Miller Goodman recently launched a cool collection of blocks called PlayShapes. The set consists of 74 geometric wooden shapes crafted in rubberwood, which can...
Red Animal Crayons

Red Animal Crayons

Japanese Artist Masahiro Minami created these crayons to raise awareness about the numerous animal species facing extinction in Japan. While the shapes of the...