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Pinocchio

Pinocchio is a project of custom poker cards consisting of Sapphire, Vermilion and Collodi's decks. Sapphire is focused on the Blue Fairy and on her parts in the story, whereas Vermilion is dedicated to Mangiafuoco. Finally, Collodi's Pinocchio is a special edition that holds all the cards from Sapphire and Vermilion decks in a book-like tuck box. Designed and produced with the patronage of the National Carlo Collodi Foundation, the project depicts and enhances the original novel by Carlo Collodi "The Adventures of Pinocchio" in both its joyful and dark moments.

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Mini Mech

Inspired by the flexible nature of modular structures, Mini Mech is a collection of transparent blocks that can be assembled into complex systems. Each block contains a mechanical unit. Due to the universal design of couplings and magnetic connectors, an endless variety of combinations can be made. This design has both educational and recreational purposes at the same time. It aims at developing the power of creation and allows young engineers to see the real mechanism of each unit individually and collectively in the system.

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Whimsical

This design deck of 56 cards are the reinterpretation of the known playing cards symbols with a different design. Inspired by the logo of whimsical, the concept of the design is determined and supported by illustration. The simple one-color design is only simple in respect to the narrow lines, one color and hand painted edges. The backs of each card is decorated with a 3D appearing diamond texture.

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Edge Dominos

Edge Dominos preserves the traditional number pattern and game play but innovates by reducing the tile design down to only the numbers and walls, with no material wasted. Travel-size and light weight, Edge Dominos works just as well on-the-go as it does around the home. The extruded aluminum structure combined with a strong black anodized finish and laser engraved number pattern ensures a durable design that will last a lifetime. The 28-piece set is entirely made in the USA and is available in a cotton carry bag or display worthy wood box.

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Double Cross

Mr. Pip's Double Cross is a dice game that is also designed to be a sculptural object that users prefer to leave out, serving as a reminder to play. The game is a wild, fast, and hilarious party game, which re-imagines Liar’s Dice, the most popular dice game in the world. The form is made up from 6 cups which come together around a central hub that contains 30 playing dice, Made for 2-6 players. When not in use, the parts collectively form a modern object meant to be left out as decor. The game transcends cultural differences and language barriers to connect people from all backgrounds.

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Kebrick

The Kebrick design team redefines beach and snow toys, analyzing how they have adapted to the users' needs. After an indepth research and talks with parents and experts, the team concentrated on designing a toy that would boost children's (ages 4 - 6) creativity. The design focuses on their psychomotricity needs and intellectual challenges. Kebrick comes unassembled. Kids create different shapes by interconnecting the pieces. Once they build the desired shape, they just fill in the resulting mold with damp sand or snow and slide it up to reveal the finished shape in the sand or snow.

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Legendary designers and their award-winning works.

Design Legends are extremely famous designers who make our World a better place with their good designs. Discover legendary designers and their innovative product designs, original art works, creative architecture, outstanding fashion designs and design strategies. Enjoy and explore original design works of award-winning designers, artists, architects, innovators and brands worldwide. Get inspired by creative designs.

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