Hosted by Word Whizz Deej Johnson, this interview sees Victor Caddy (Chartered Trade Mark Attorney at Wynne-Jones IP) explain what toy and game inventors should be looking to protect once they have an idea, as well as shedding light on the ways in which Brexit will change how toy companies and designers protect their IP.
Elan Lee – CEO at Exploding Kittens – discusses the origins of the now iconic card game, sheds light on where the idea for the company’s latest game – Poetry for Neanderthals – came from, and his top tips for fuelling creativity.
“Innovation is the lifeblood of our industry and its great to see so many wonderful new games and to honour the brains behind them,” said Cartamundi UK’s Daniel King
Pikoko and Qwuzzle inventor Adam Porter tells us what he finds a chore, how he has ideas and why it doesn’t matter how good he thinks they are
Freelance designer Adam Porter likes to mix things up! His products include board, card and dice games of different genres. Here he discusses what he finds a chore… And what gets his mind racing with ideas!
Products of Change’s Helena Mansell-Stopher on why designers play a key role in making the toy industry more eco-friendly
We caught up with Helena to learn more about the Products of Change group, and what role the toy and game design community have to play in help the industry be more eco-friendly.
Atari founder Nolan Bushnell, and Zai Ortiz – the designer behind Iron Man’s J.A.R.V.I.S. – on their new game St. Noire and how to be creative
Teaming up with futurist and visionary Zai Ortiz, Atari founder Nolan Bushnell brings us the cutting-edge murder-mystery game, St. Noire. We caught up with the two – well, geniuses – to find out more.
“Fat Brain Toy Co. found the Mojo Pitch event in London this past September to be one of the best during the entire year!,” said Fat Brain Toy Co.’s Director of Product Development, Erik Quam.
“Mojo Nation has been instrumental in helping us forge a number of promising new relationships already and we’re certainly looking forward to seeing what the next event will bring,” said Ravensburger’s Benn Bramwell.
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.