Primo Toys’ Filippo Yacob on the origins of Cubetto, the most funded educational invention in Kickstarter history

We caught up with Yacob to discuss Kickstarter, the STEM sector and his grand aim to have one billion children in the world receive exposure to computational thinking in early years by 2020.

The Game of THINGS… creator Tom Quinn on how a life in the movies helped prepare him for adventures in game design

An assistant director on the likes of Chicago, Kick-Ass and The Fly, Quinn’s background in the movies has gifted him a skill-set that he says has been transferable to his work in the world of games.

First part of Mojo Nation’s Gruffalo Design Challenge kicks off

That’s stage one of our first ever event – The Gruffalo Design Challenge – done and dusted.

Nominations now open for Mojo Nation 100 – a listing of the most influential figures currently working in toy and game design today

The five categories span Rising Stars, R&D, Design Agencies, Freelance and Design Champions.

Asmodee teams with Experiment 7 for Catan VR experience

“The first time I saw Catan on the Magic Table, I was fascinated by what VR has to offer,” said Catan creator Klaus Teuber.

Hemingway Design’s Wayne Hemingway on how toy designers can find inspiration in the Land of Lost Content

We caught up with one of Britain’s most acclaimed designers, Wayne Hemingway MBE, to discuss how toy and game designers can draw inspiration from vintage ranges and archive material.

Visitor registration for Toy Fair 2018 now open

The 65th annual Toy Fair will take place at Olympia London from Tuesday, January 23rd to Thursday, January 25th 2018.

Brand Licensing Europe 2017 to host Mojo Nation’s Toy & Game Innovation Zone

As well as allowing visitors to get hands on with the products, the area will also host the designers responsible for creating them.

LEGO to assess product development strategy and cut global workforce by 8% following decline in revenue for first half of 2017

“We have added complexity into the organisation which now in turn makes it harder for us to grow further. As a result, we have now pressed the reset-button for the entire Group,” said LEGO Group Chairman, Jørgen Vig Knudstorp.

Disney unveils first wave of tech-infused Star Wars: The Last Jedi toy lines

Products from the likes of Propel, Sphero, LEGO and Lenovo featured in Disney’s Force Friday II initiative.

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