These recycled cardboard kids' toys from Carton Chic are pretty cool-looking -- designy and playful without being too arch or crunchy-green. The price is a little steep if you're used to spending American Dinars instead of Pounds Sterling, but it's not a bad buy if you're accustomed to British money (and hell, at the rate the Exchequer is printing money to bail out the hedge-fund gamblers, the pound'll come down right smartly) (sorry, did I say gamblers? It's only gambling if you can lose: when Big Daddy Central Bank covers your losses, you're not a gambler, you're just a feckless greedhead who crashed the global economy):
Made from recycled and recyclable cardboard, she creates, together with a young graphic designer, beautiful, fun toys that can be customised by the child. These toys are not only very original, but are often interpretations of classic toys (doll’s house, puppet theatre), remade to today’s design tastes and above all, to Armelle’s taste; the design is simple, with contemporary and graceful lines and will please parents just as much as children!
Lucian's SPUDwriter (Single Purpose User Device) was designed to help him focus on creative writing after a long day of staring at a screen in his engineering job: it uses an e-ink screen and a keyboard, and only outputs via SD card or thermal printer. As a person who does all of their engineering work […]
The Internet of Dongs is Brad Haines's term for the world of internet-connected, "teledildonic" sex toys, and Haines, along with Sarah Jamie Lewis, have exhaustively documented all the ways in which internet-connected sex toys can screw you, from leaking private data to physically attacking your junk.
The Right to Repair movement got state legislatures to consider more than a dozen Right to Repair bills last year, and have made great strides in the EU and elsewhere, but for every two steps forward they manage, they're forced a step or two back by giant corporate lobbyists, led by Apple, who want to […]
High-def cameras are available to anyone and for much less than they were just a decade ago. Even the phones in our pockets can be used to shoot and edit short films. It’s never been easier to be a filmmaker, providing you have the technique. Enter the Film & Cinematography Mastery Bundle, an online boot […]
Breaking into the indie video game market may be easier than you think. It all starts with an idea, and then it’s a matter of finding the right development platform to bring it to life. No matter what that platform is, it’s a good bet that it’s covered in the 2019 Game Dev & Design […]
Learning a new language like Spanish doesn’t have to be hard. Either you can buy a ticket to a Spanish-speaking country, immerse yourself in the culture and pick it up intuitively – or you can do it from the comfort of the chair you’re in right now by logging on to Rocket Spanish. There are […]