Take a peek at Karl’s whales. Because they’re gorgeous. Because wooden whales are cool. Because he’s the designer of the Areaware wooden animal boxes that I adore – with lots of big gooey, scribbley, fat hearts written in the margins.
About this time of year, I wish my town looked like this. I need color in my life – enough with winter! Town archival art print by Lisa Congdon.
I’m madly working on a new set of illustrations, and I thought I’d give you a little sneak peek. I hope you like her!
These gorgeous tapestry-covered sculptural animals are by Frederique Morrel, see more at Trendland.
Miller Goodman, maker of the amazing Shapemaker and Facemaker blocks, created these beautiful pieces for an exhibiton during design week in Milan. See more at the Miller Goodman Blog.
Every day pics of kids turn wonderful when Aaron Stewart adds the hidden monsters they’ve always known were there. The 11 x 20 Plaid Oranges prints will be available on Fab at 50% off through Sept. 19. After that, keep up with Aaron Stewart and his lovely pals (and books too!) via Plaid Oranges (though I don’t see the prints for sale via his site!).
Make your next wine bottle a little more kid friendly? Corkers Animal Kits are $8 for one set of animal parts – you provide the cork!
I’m a minimalist when it comes to baby gear designs – it fits better in the home than colors and lights and sound. For a wide open space, the Spherovelo Juno Baby Bike has got to be the best ride-on toy I’ve seen.
If this beautiful baby cradle is as functional as it is simple, it’s a Product Design Wonder. What a minimal solution to solving the main problem at hand: how to rock.
These mid-century modern wooden blocks have already sold, dagnabit, but we can still be inspired by their whimsy. Found via Celina Bailey on Pinterest, and originally sold by Two String Lane.