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Products we really like: Acme Thunderer Whistler

A mark of a great designed product is not only its ability to survive to the past of time but also its capacity to remain essentially unchanged in that time. The Acme Thunderer Whistle is a great example of this, consistently fulfilling its function as a referee´s...

Products we really like: Slinky

Nowadays, when best selling toys required such expensive digital equipment or/and complex plastic carapaces , it is difficult to imaging that Slinky could become so popular. Actually, it is a minimal design . Richard James was a designer working in Pensilvania in...

Products we really like: Crayola Crayons

Probably the most popular children´s crayon brand in the world, and as simple as paraffin wax and color pigments put together. It started with an only one option pack of 8 crayons and nowadays commercialises 120 different colors.   It was 1903, and co-creator and...

Products we really like: Scooters

We open a new blog section called "Where do things come from? with scooters. I will be writing in this section about products that somehow have changed our lives.  Scooters are very popular nowadays but there are not new to us.  They have been around for almost a...

Why wooden toys?

Wooden toys have been around for thousands of years, yet plastic toys have invaded our society since the 20th century and are now the most common type of toy. But the benefits of wooden toys are far greater than the plastic equivalent. They involve your child and...