The perfect gift for your Angry-Birds-addicted friend or family member. Now available online for $14.99 USD.
Infrared remote control helicopter.
From Siftables, the Amazing Computerized Toy Blocks, Are Coming To a Store Near You (Hopefully Soon): Sifteo, makers of Siftables, the ingenious cookie-sized computer blocks that play together in infinitely interesting ways, has today officially gone from MIT Media Lab research project to actual company. They’re now open for business, but you’ll have to wait […]
Posing in front of the freight elevator just as it opened. Contemplating Matthew Barney’s Drawing Restraint 14. Gazing at Richard Avedon’s portraits.
Pleo is a “designer life form” created by Caleb Chung, the creator of the Furby. The Pleo looks like a miniature dinosaur toy, but it’s much more – stuffed with 38 sensors to detect light, motion, touch and sound, it can respond with fluid movmenets and its skin is smooth and stretchy. I’ll be looking […]
One of my favorite new character designs is cactus girl from tokidoki, a series of art, t-shirts and accessories by Italian artist Simone Legno. I’m pleased to see he’s launching cool new vinyl toys next month – cactus friends (shown above). Tokidoki means “sometimes” in Japanese and cactus girl certainly exemplifies that attitude – cute […]
Our new t-shirts from Giant Robot SF (Max’s is 2K and mine’s Gamma-Go).
Oh yes, please. I’ll take a RoboSapien v2 (around $229 USD)! RoboSapien is a toy-like biomorphic robot designed by Mark Tilden and produced by Wow Wee toys. The RoboSapien is preprogrammed with moves, and also can be controlled infrared by the included remote control, by a personal computer with the help of an infrared transmitter, […]