Trend Bible’s Joanna Feeley takes a look at how design directors and managers can prepare to move from crisis to recovery, and prepare for their post-pandemic consumer.
Saying no to things that glow: Director of Product Development at Fat Brain Toys, Erik Quam, on innovation, pitching tips and the key to success
As the inventor-relation guru at Fat Brain Toys, Erik Quam is known for his openness and accessibility. We ask him why he works so closely with inventors to build great ideas, relationships and products.
The day will feature networking, an industry panel session and a creativity workshop hosted by Mojo Nation’s Billy Langsworthy and Deej Johnson.
We caught up with Murray to learn more about how 2019 has been for Making Things, and what to expect from the new Making Things Up side of the business.
“This was an incredible opportunity for students as it allowed them to understand and learn from the inner workings of a world-renowned, leading-edge organisation in the field of toy invention,” said Lorena Escandon, academic coordinator and instructor of the toy invention course series.
Fresh from winning the Design Icon Award at this month’s Play Creators Awards, we caught up with Patel to learn more about his approach to design, as well as why he feels the toy space is in a fantastic place when it comes to creativity.
The latest string to So Sound’s bow comes in the form of a video production service that offers everything from helping toy firms create fresh online content for their brands to producing great sizzle reels for inventors.
We caught up with Howard to learn more about how his time at LEGO shaped his approach to design, and what the future holds with his Play.institute.