Playthings

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...
CHIGO Natural Japanese Wooden Toys

Natural Japanese Wooden Toys

CHIGO, a Japanese design shop for children, has a lovely collection of toys that recapture the beautiful simplicity of the old Creative Playthings toys...
Volkswagon VW California T5 Camper Van

I’m drooling!

I’ve been mourning my 2001 Eurovan Westfalia ever since it finally gave out. Sure, it had its share of problems and quirks, but it...