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Kinderfeets

The Kinderfeets™ is a wooden balance bike. It provides a starting point for children preparing to ride a “normal” two-wheeled bicycle. To differentiate this balance bike from others we made a chalkboard finish color options for customization, foot pegs for cruising, so this will make the transition to pedals even easier. Then we added a low step through frame, that allows for lower settings of the seat and easy on-and-off of the rider and Forever-Air-Tires to decrease their maintenance

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Minimals

Minimals are an adorable line of modular animals characterized by the use of primary color palette and geometric shapes. The name derives, at a time, from the word "Minimalism" and the contraction of "Mini-Animals". Certainly, they're set out to expose the essence of toyness through eliminating all non-essential forms, features and concepts. Together, they create a pantone of colors, animals, clothes and archetypes, encouraging people to choose the character they identify themselves with.

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Rocking Zebra

Children love this frisky rocking toy, whilst the contemporary look, funky graphics and natural wood, are real eye-catchers in the modern home. The design challenge involved retaining the essential character of a classic heirloom toy, whilst using advanced techniques and a modular construction system to allow for future additional animal types with minimal part changes. The packaged product also needed to be compact and under 10kg for direct internet sales channels. Use of custom print laminate is a real first, resulting in perfect color/pattern rendition on a totally scratch-resistant surface

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Movable wooden animals

The diversity animal toys are moving with different ways, simple but fun. The abstract animal shapes absorb children to imagine.There are 5 animals in the group: Pig, Duck, Giraffe, Snail and Dinosaur. Duck's head move from right to left when you pick it up from the desk,it seems to say "NO" to you; Giraffe's head can move from up and down; Pig's nose, Snail's and Dinosaur 's heads move from inside to outside when you turn their tails. All of the movements make people smile. Also all of the movements drive children to play in different ways, like pulling, pushing tails, turning heads...etc

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Casualplay Kudu

KUDU presents irregular shapes and geometry in structure made of high strength deep drawn plate aluminum. This technology is innovative as all the other products on market are manufactured using aluminum extrusion. The main advantage lies in the simple lines, different geometry and the number of sub-assemblies, parts and joints of the pushchair that are kept to a minimum. Therefore, Kudu is very easy to recycle as the chassis only has 3 parts: Handle, front and rear assembly.

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Owl Chair

Japan is a country with limited access to land for development and natural resources and has developed a rich culture in the past years through the inheritance of a system which nurtures creativity. Furoshiki is the act of covering all forms of object by wrapping them with one piece of clot and Origami is the act of creating different shapes by folding a sheet of paper. With these examples of the Japanese traditions and cultural background in mind, we designed Owl Chair for kids.

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