This is one of those “I wish I’d thought of that” moments….
Cosmos is a set of classic wooden blocks reinvented with cool aerospace forms and a patented magnetic system.
Each individual part is formed in solid beech, sanded by hand, and painted with 3 layers to give a beautiful, smooth finishing.
A super cool and innovative soft touch coating – extremely low gloss and low reflectivity – is used on selected parts to enhance the aesthetic and haptic qualities.
This pewter Muju Mandala Spirit sculpture, from Muju studio, is one of 3 special ‘cold cast metal’ editions.
Also available in Bronze and Bronze Verdigris.
Mesmerizing video of a Japanese Kokeshi doll being made.
Edge Dominoes are minimal dominoes meticulously crafted from black anodized extruded aluminium, with laser engraved dots.
Yoga Joes is a set of 9 little green army men doing yoga poses like headstand, cobra, child’s pose, downward-facing dog, and more.
Toy Crystal Radio from about 1963. Made in Japan. A model of the original Mercury Capsule, Friendship 7, in which John Glenn orbited the earth. This little radio operates without batteries—using as its power source only the radio waves coming through the air from broadcasting stations. From Toy Crystal Radios Volume 2.
Toy Hubley Atomic Disintegrator, 1950s.
This un-dead twist on the 17th Century card game comes complete with a zombified deck of playing cards and instead of your standard bland cribbage board and pins you’ve got an open cobbled street and a rabble of gormless staggering zombies.
An awesome raygun in LEGO by Tyler.
Developed by The School of Life, in collaboration with Momiji, each of these Virtue Dolls, inspired by traditional Japanese dolls, embodies an exemplary virtue: Bravery, Kindness, Calm.
Place the little figures before you on the desk or shelf, and when you catch sight of them during stray moments of the day, allow their subtle and beguiling power to remind you of your true aspirations.