LEGO’s NEW set with Female Scientists Sells Out Same Day!

The Danish toy giant Lego has since the 1940's been a hugely popular unisex toy. The success is down to the simplicity, with only your own imagination setting the limit on what to build. After a few challenging years, Lego, with its release of the 'Research Institute', finally puts girls in their place! Lego Friends, a new line aimed at girls, was released by Lego in 2012. It included mini...

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Lego -creative toy or a battleground for equality

It was with limited interest we recently came across viral sensation, the 7 year olds letter addressed to Lego. The previous stunt to object to the new Lego Friends series for girls had just died out, so a new campaign was obviously due? There's immediately two questions that comes to mind. Is this letter for real, or is it planted by some smart marketing professional working for Lego? Then...

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Rock’n Roll Rocking Sheep & Lamb by Danish designer Povl Kjer

Perhaps there will be some furry surprises under the Christmas tree this year, perfect for some "Rocking around the Christmas tree..." Moving away from the muted natural look, the new Povl Kjer Rocking Sheep is now available in funky new colours. But apart for a rock'n roll makeover these design staples are finished in the same high quality. Frame in lacquered pinewood, padded with foam rubber...

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Lundby Stockholm contemporary design Doll House

The Swedes have applied their design skills to the traditional dolls house and the result is this gorgeous Stockholm Doll House from Lundby. As a child I had a doll house from Lundby, and hours was spent living, tidying and redecorating the house. Having the pleasure of rediscovering it now, when searching for Christmas present for my 8 year old. Not only has the more traditional version got...

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Fabelab -a bird, a blanket and a sleeping bag your baby will love

We have a strong believe in multifunctional design, products that can change according to needs. Danish design brand Fabelab is one to watch with their play-fold-bird, a sheer genius baby and toddler product; Unfolded it's a beautiful baby blanket. But when folded it becomes a comfortable sleeping bag for babies or a cuddly origami bird to play with. The blanket will follow your child...

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Kay Bojesen classic wooden toy bear

Kay Bojesen's Bear is a classic wooden toy. The world famous Bojesen Bear was designed in 1952, a year after the also well known Monkey, by Danish designer Kay Bojesen. When picking little A up from a friends house yesterday afternoon, I was told they had done some "bear surgery". The patient was a wooden toy, apparently from my friends childhood back in the 60's. I asked to have a look, and sure...

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Tips for Packing School Lunches – Back to school

Over the next days we'll be sharing our back to school lunch tips, hints, and recipes for delicious healthy packed lunches. Meanwhile, first step to a popular packed lunch, that your child will look forward to bring to the lunch table is these fun lunch boxes, by Norwegian design label Blafre. Already known for the retro lunch boxes, the designer is now also introducing a sweet owl and a very...

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Children’s Design posters by Danish Maileg and Dorthe Mailil

The Maileg children's collection has a whimsical and sweet style created by designer Dorthe Mailil, the Co Founder and Creative Director of Maileg. She founded Maileg together with her husband Erik Mailil in 1999. Dorthe has since the very beginning designed all of Maileg's products with her unique touch and expression. She studied at Danmarks Designskole and graduated in 1996 followed by...

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Normann Copenhagen Newborn Gift Box -Design for the new baby

Newborn Gift Box from Norman Copenhagen designed by Ole S√łndergaard is the ultimate stylish gift to any newborn child. Available in red and blue this set compromising of a soft cotton onesie and a crafted wooden toy. Ole S√łndergaard wrote the following in his diary: Above me, in the distance can be heard the sound of the engine of a little sports plane. It is summer and the air is completely...

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Dala Horse – The Wooden Horses of Sweden

A Dalecarlian horse or Dala horse is a traditional carved, painted wooden horse statuette originating in the Swedish province Dalarna. In the old days the Dala horse was mostly used as a toy for children. Nowadays the Dala horse is not only a decorative home accessory but it has also become a symbol of Dalarna, as well as Sweden. Pictures from Pinterest The first Dala horse was made by wood...

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