Pursuing the Possible
Kimberly Carcone, Vice President of Market Events at The Toy Association, looks at how the organisation transformed their suite of events in the wake of the pandemic, and what inventors can engage with – both in person and digitally – throughout 2021 and beyond.
Watch: Trend Bible’s Pandemic Lens: Implications for the Future of Play
Trend Bible founder and CEO Joanna Feeley pinpoints the trends that have accelerated as a direct consequence of the pandemic and shares how inventors and toy firms alike can identify future opportunities to stay resilient and relevant in the face of these unprecedented changes.
Trend Bible’s Joanna Feeley to share ‘Pandemic Lens: Implications for the Future of Play’ at Play Creators Conference
During this one hour session Joanna will pinpoint the trends that have accelerated as a direct consequence of the pandemic.
ToyAid initiative rallies toy industry to help raise funds for Global’s Make Some Noise charity
Smyths Toys has kicked things off by pledging £50,000 to the cause.
Art of Asmodee: Z-Man Games’ visual-creative team talk passion, positivity and Pandemic
We caught up with visual-creative team at Z-Man Games – including Dan Gerlach, Jasmine Radue, Monica Helland, Atha Kanaani, Bree Lindsoe and Samuel R Shimota – to learn more about what guides to the studio’s approach to art and graphic design.
Spiel 2020 cancelled
“Due to force majeure, we will not be able to run Spiel 20 on the intended date, either factually or technically,” read a statement from show organisers.
Five ways design directors can prepare for their post-pandemic consumer
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.
Mattel’s design teams producing face masks from Barbie and Fisher-Price fabric
“We are also prototyping personal protective equipment such as face shields for our heroes in the healthcare profession,” said Mattel president Richard Dickson.
Pandemic makes leap from tabletop to book shelf with Pandemic: Patient Zero
Aconyte’s full slate also includes publishing debuts for KeyForge, Arkham Horror and Legend of the Five Rings.
Designers behind Pandemic, Blood Rage and Black Angel to join Asmodee’s biggest ever live stream at Spiel 2019
Spiel takes place in Essen from October 24th to 27th, and the stream will run from 9am to 6pm (UK time) on Thursday through Saturday, and 9am to 5pm on Sunday.