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"little nest"

The designer shaped the cradle out of one single wool felt to aim as a cocoon and hug around the baby as a protective shell taking care of its peaceful rest. The cradle once it is hanged reacts to every little move of the child and sways it gently. This gives the baby a very similar feeling that it enjoyed prior to its birth. Due to simple geometry, 100% natural materials and the single-point suspension, babies can enjoy gentle care very similar to what they experienced prior to their birth. The design is kept simple, timeless and beautiful just as it would be shaped by nature itself

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Tink Things

Tink Things considers different neurological thresholds while using therapeutic principles to design supportive sensory furniture. It strives to help create a more fun, encouraging and enjoyable surroundings suitable for all children and the wide scope of their sensory needs. Sensory intelligence is the foundation of a child development. It entails a whole spectrum of processes that serve as building blocks for growth, development and overall learning. Adequate sensory processing is encouraged by sensory rich environments that are more dynamic and fun, but also work as a food for the brain.

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Pilo Mini

Pilo Mini redefines pillows in terms of shape and function. It is co-designed by biomedical engineers and industrial designers. It has the shape of a rock, but is soft like a feather. Based on ergonomics data, the low-poly structure outlines a suitable curve to fit children's body shape. Pilo Mini has sound units integrated seamlessly in the memory foam core. They work without external power source and create a gently whispering sound field, which is adjusted for all bands of audio signals. Children can use Pilo Mini to enjoy bedtime story or music via any player with audio interface.

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Cribby

Cribby is an all-in-one intelligent baby crib integrated with electronic hardware and managed via a mobile application. It is equipped with a video cam and speakers for real-time child-parent connection and playing lullabies. Cribby helps parents to monitor their babies and the environment with the help of multiple sensors such as noise, motion detection, light, humidity, temperature, etc. If the child needs help the crib notifies parents through the mobile app. It also has a digital scale and dimmable LED lights which automatically turn on when the child wakes up in a dark room.

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Alpy

Alpy, represents a new perspective in the educational robot’s arena. It presents a versatile way of using educational robot components into an abstract perception of modular cubic form. It is an enabler robot that can be used widely from preschool to university degrees, due to its customizable nature. Alpy, can be transformed from a physically programmed robot towards an autonomous intelligent robot, and combines the functionalities of a complete STEAM kit with the attraction of a robot.

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AKO Balance Bike

Cycling is a big step is a kid's life, creating memories of a special moment spent together with their parents. Kids keep discovering and developing their motor skills. This is the reason why the design of AKO is driven by a step-by-step learning process, in order to make the experience more kids-friendly and intuitive. Each step is visible to be more encouraging. The first bike is a new product introduced to the toddlers, they will have to discover it. This is why the bike is also thought to be as light as possible so it is easier to handle and control.

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Design interview of the day

Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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