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Prolific toy inventor Louise White on where ideas come from, her creative process and the advice she’d give her younger self

Inventing toys of every kind, Louise White is the President and Head Designer of Me First! Designs. We spoke with Louise to hear where ideas come from, and what advice she’d give clients, new designers and her younger self.

Read the Mojo Nation 100 online now

The Mojo Nation 100 is a listing of the most influential figures currently working in the world of toy and game design who have excelled over the last 12 months.

From Comic-Cons to fish markets, Fab Design’s James Yuen on finding inspiration for toys and games in all aspects of life

We caught up with Yuen to find out what drives creativity at Fab Design, and how decades at Hasbro shaped his approach to design.

Rubik’s joins Mojo Pitch 2020

“The last two years of attending the Pitch have been a huge success for Rubik’s in terms of not only building fantastic new relationships with some of the most creative people in the toy industry, but also winning some great products,” said Rubik’s’ Hayley Woodward.

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.

LEGO artist, designer and author Warren Elsmore talks creativity and how parents make him cringe

As his Brick Wonders exhibit ends a long-and-popular run in South London, we speak with LEGO designer, artist and author, Warren Elsmore.

Jazwares acquires Wicked Cool Toys

WCT will operate as a division of Jazwares and day-to-day operations will not be impacted by the acquisition.

Kim Vandenbroucke on the real-life inspiration behind Hasbro’s Peeing Pup

Fresh from winning the Emerging Innovator Award at Hasbro’s annual Innovator Expo, we caught up with Vandenbroucke to learn more about her approach to design

Dominic Yard on why a toy designer’s best idea is to have lots of ideas

We caught up with Yard to learn more about his route into the world of toy design, what advice he’d give those starting out, and what the development process was like for his new Tech Deck Sk8 Container Pro.

Cartamundi’s Marco van Haaften on how the firm’s Make My Game platform is helping designers of all experience levels progress their concepts

We caught up with Marco van Haaften, international marketing director at Cartamundi, to learn more about the firm’s Make My Game platform, as well as how Cartamundi’s new Design Centers are providing exciting opportunities for developers.

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