Jeremy Owl loves to paint portraits of his friends. Usually instead of paper he uses smooth pieces of bark or wood. He can see his work long into the evening because he has superb night vision. He says his favorite color is gray, but if you have a different favorite color he will use it for your portrait.
Max has a hollow tree behind his house. He has installed numerous shelves and cubbyholes inside it, and there he keeps cool things that he finds: bits of crockery that he makes into wind chimes, good paper bags he's saving, presents from his friends, jars of pickles and jam.
We have just launched a collection of unique handmade woolen koalas from Australia. They are handmade in the finest recycled wool, carefully sourced from secondhand shops. They come in the finest colours, and each little koala is unique. Hope you like them!
Ella Toad is born in Hazel Village, Brooklyn. She likes to play kickball, so she wears special red booties to shield her webbed feet from the impact. Then, when she gets hungry for waterlily bulbs, she hangs her booties from a shrub and paddles into the pond barefoot.
The idea for Stick-lets came about after Christina Kazakia and her friends had a conversation about their favourite childhood memories and realised they all took place outdoors. This led to the design of a toy that triggers a direct relationship with nature.
In a country famous for its wooden toys, the Czechoslovak toy designer Libuše Niklová, fully embraced plastic. Plastic only became widely available after World War II, and Niklová’s work was groundbreaking as it altered the expected and stereotyped perception of children’s toys.
Bauhaus, founded in Weimar in 1919 by Walter Gropius, was the most influential school of avant-garde design, art and architecture of the 20th century. In the 1920s, a series of toys were designed at the Bauhaus to reflect a growing interest in the educational impact of good design on children.