Students from five different countries to take part in the Miffy Design Challenge
The design challenge is inspired by the work of Miffy creator, illustrator, artist and graphic designer Dick Bruna and will task students with designing a plush toy.
Meo Mio’s Paul von Mohr talks creativity, Pound Puppies and how to secure a “yes” in a “no” industry
We caught up with Paul to learn more about his history in the toy space, as well as find out his key piece of advice for inventors who are just starting out.
SG Labs’ Michael Gramelspacher and Rory Sledge on Yellies, Bang Zoom and the best way to have ideas
SG Labs’ Michael Gramelspacher and Rory Sledge talk us through their beginnings in the toy space, as well as lifting the lid on their fruitful partnership with Bang Zoom.
Award-winning game designer Andrew Harman on simplicity, playtesting and success at The Gruffalo Design Challenge
With an award-winning dice game to his name, and a new collection hitting shelves soon, we spoke to Andrew about The Gruffalo, the hardest part of his process… and ABBA
The formula for successful toy and game inventing
Inventors looking to build and sustain a successful career need to embrace the quality x quantity formula, says Kids Brand Insight’s Steve Reece.
Fundamentally Children celebrates 5th birthday with ￡5k giveaway
“We’ve had such wonderful support from the children’s industries since I set up the business five years ago, and I can’t think of a better way to pay it back than a competition whereby we support the winning company with ￡5,000 worth of services to support their business,” said Fundamenally Children’s Amanda Gummer.
Toy Industry Hall of Fame to welcome three industry icons
Playmates Toys CEO Thomas Chan, Little Tikes founder Thomas G. Murdough, Jr and Colorforms’ Harry Kislevitz to join Toy Industry Hall of Fame
Shenanigans’ Jeremy Posner talks bagels, beagles and keeping creativity at the heart of his designs
We caught up with Posner to learn more about his approach to design, and find out where the idea for his recent Beagle or Bagel? card game came from.
Hywel Sedgwick and Ruth Knox: What do people want to play on the world’s only double-decker bus board game café?
We chatted with Ruth Knox and Hywel Sedgwick to learn more about who plays what at one of London’s quirkiest cafés in town…
Wizarding World Digital teams with Wonderbly on Keys and Curios interactive journal
“The Keys and Curios brings a new level of personalisation to fans of the Wizarding World,” said Tom Greene, Wizarding World Digital’s Chief Operating Officer.