Doing it for the Kids was an exhibition of sustainable play design, presented by [re]design at 100% Design in London. It explored play types, the importance of play in child development, how toys help mould our kids' values and how they impact on the environment. The exhibition presented examples of sustainable toys and other play resources, to inspire designers, educators and parents to be more critical and creative.
Shown above is a video where Andrew Duffy from Myfirst presented their Rotational Moulding DIY machine, to explore sustainability, re-using old plastic packaging and toys and combining them into new toys - made from Bio resin with the use of recycled house hold packaging for the moulds.
Featured above is the modular play environment PLAY+SOFT, presented by Feelgood Designs, who believe that good design can have a profound influence on child development, learning and the quality of play. They therefore supply contemporary furniture to create beautiful and stimulating environments for children.
The Australian company makedo showed their reusable connector system that enables the creation of objects and spaces from found materials. It aims to inspire people to see new value in things around them.
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Brit Leissler lives and acts between London and Berlin. After receiving a Master degree in product design from the Royal College of Art in London she started her own Shoot the Stylist! design studio. She also works as a design educator for various institutions and founded Punch'n'Cuddle Ltd., producing and...
Designersblock London 2006
The Nicholls And Clarke Buildings
3 - 10 Shoreditch High Street
London E121 - 24 September 06
Open 10:00 - 19:00
Night Events 19:00- 24:00/02:00Special Events Every Night:
Future Shorts Cinema
Designers Are Wankers Prize Evening
Tattoo Your Technology
Get ready for this year's (now nation-wide) 2-D design showdown!Cut&Paste is proud to announce its national Call For Entries for its tournaments in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. For more information and to enter, select your city's tournament on the C&P homepage.
September 7 - October 14, 2006
*Opening Reception : Thursday, September 7, from 6 to 9pmHeidi Cho Gallery
522 West 23rd street (btween 10th and 11th ave)Curated by Tobias Wong and Carlos Salgado, this exhibition of contemporary furniture and objects centers on a group of Brooklyn designers, including Andrew Andrew, Matt Dilling,...
The Los Angeles based design purveyor Fitzsu Society will be hosting the innaugural fitzsu society Grand Prix at their store next month. The event features an auction of Playsam Streamliner Classic Cars, individually customized by designers from around the world. The list of participants is impressive, including Scott Henderson, Karim...