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A 546-Piece Puzzle Slots into a Hulking Simian with Moveable Limbs

 Craft Design #animals #DIY #puzzles #toys June 27, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Mat Random A follow-up to his wooden geometric figures, Mat Random designed a similarly stocky simian with a DIY twist. The architect and craftsman, who’s based in Buenos Aires, recently released a three-dimensional puzzle that once slotted together, forms a …

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Piped in Decadent Layers, Yvette Mayorga’s Bright Pink Playhouses Luxuriate in 90s Nostalgia

 Art #acrylic #consumerism #painting #sculpture #toys February 15, 2022 Grace Ebert “Surveillance Locket 2″ (2021), acrylic piping, and collage on panel, 36 inches in diameter. All images © Yvette Mayorga, shared with permission Within the luscious pink acrylic that composes Yvette Mayorga’s Surveillance Locket series, messages of joy and nostalgia for a 90s childhood …

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Delightful Characters Spring to Life in Hand-Cranked Wooden Automata by Kazuaki Harada

 Art Design #automata #humor #kinetic sculpture #toys #video #wood May 12, 2021 Grace Ebert Japanese woodworker Kazuaki Harada (previously) has spent the last few years designing these playful automata that activate with a simple hand-crank. Watch miners work in tandem, a figure cackle with unparalleled enthusiasm, and the devil aggressively play the fiddle, and …

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Create a Kaleidoscopic Coloring Experience with goober’s Stackable Block Crayons

 Design #crayons #toys #wax April 1, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © goober, shared with permission goober’s brightly hued crayons are designed for mixing and matching, creating unique kaleidoscopic marks with every use. The Seoul-based company manufactures natural bean-wax tools shaped in LEGO-like forms that can be stacked into firetrucks and trees as easily …

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