All Blog Posts Tagged 'toy' (21)

Plastic Toys with Funny Captions: Christmas Edition

It's been almost two years since we came across Aled Lewis's hilarious series, called Toy Stories, where he pairs miniature plastic toys with hilarious captions. However, it was only just last month that he…


Added by alice on December 21, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Classic Movie Posters Starring Pixar's Toy Story Characters

Graham Roberts, the talented designer who created our very own My Modern Met logo, tipped us off to a great movie poster series that features Pixar's Toy Story characters we all know and love. Simply called "Toy Stories," they're three posters graphic designer Jim Tuckwell has created in Illustrator and Photoshop, that…


Added by alice on October 14, 2012 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Puzzle-Like Blocks Make Learning Korean Fun

New York-based designer Si-Yeon Min has developed an engaging way for kids (and adults alike) to learn the Korean language. The very first hands-on Korean language game of its kind, Korable Block is made up of four wooden blocks that are hand-printed with the Korean alphabet characters. Combine the blocks to create over 120…


Added by alice on August 20, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

René Magritte-Inspired Dunny

This is for all of you vinyl toy collectors out there! How cute is this new Dunny by UK art studio Triclops? Inspired by the René Magritte's The Son of Man painting, Rene London Dunny has a transparent blue head with a painted green apple in front and a cloud in the back. Check out those sweet accessories including a black bowler hat, umbrella, and pipe.

About the painting… Continue

Added by alice on August 15, 2011 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Pasta Whistle

Now this could drive moms crazy! Two designers, Elan Leor and Eran Lederman in Tel-Aviv, have created pasta that functions as a whistle! The pasta is capable of generating two different tones from one piece – a tone from each respective end. Gives the phrase, "Stop playing with your food," a whole new meaning...…


Added by thinkpossitive on October 10, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Woogie: Stuffed Animal iPhone Protector

Have you ever seen a kid have a fit over wanting to play with an iPhone? Well, apparently you're not alone. While most of us moms/dads/aunties and uncles have reluctantly handed ours over, trying to quell our kids' cries, we've always been a bit worried that little Bobby might drop/break or pulverize our phone. Enter the Woogie. The popular case maker Griffin decided… Continue

Added by thinkpossitive on September 13, 2010 at 4:00am — No Comments

Lego Tables

More designs here.


Added by Yasmine Zalek on April 28, 2010 at 12:52am — No Comments

Braille Rubik’s Cube For The Blind

By designer Konstantin Datz. The colors of the Rubik's Cube are replaced by Braille symbols.


Added by Yasmine Zalek on March 21, 2010 at 7:36am — 2 Comments

New Toy Story 3 Trailer

New toys...Yay! Got to love the Ken and Barbie… Continue

Added by alice on February 11, 2010 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

I Am Stuffed Animal

I Am Stuffed Animal takes your picture and turns it into a cartoon caricature on a plush doll. Get a buddy for your bedroom, desk or to carry around with you at all times to freak people out.

Check it out.…


Added by Yasmine Zalek on February 9, 2010 at 9:42am — 2 Comments

LEGO Toy Story Minifigs Coming In 2010 (4 pics)

Back in February LEGO and Disney announced a strategic partnership that will see LEGO producing sets based on Disney’s vast portfolio. Starting in 2010, LEGO will put out kits based upon the Toy Story, Cars, and upcoming Prince of Persia movie. First up is Toy Story LEGOs that's set to launch in January 2010. Recently, LEGO provided a set of their production photos…


Added by alice on July 29, 2009 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

A Sega Toy That Brings Fireworks Indoors

What better way to enjoy fireworks than from the comfort and safety of your own home? Sega Toys Japan is bringing us Uchiage Hanabi, a projector that displays "fireworks" on the walls and ceilings, with realistic movement and sound. Best part? You can create your own fireworks and program your own shows. Out August 1, list price will be $168.

Here's a…


Added by alice on July 6, 2009 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

A New Star Wars Toy Asks You To Use the Force

Now this is exciting! A new toy, called the Force Trainer, is coming out in July that's going to be the first mass-market brain-to-computer product. How does it work? A wireless headset reads your brain activity, in a simplified version of EEG medical tests, and the circuitry translates it to physical action. If you focus well enough, the training sphere, which looks… Continue

Added by alice on July 1, 2009 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Cool Gadget of today: The Chumby. (Hint for the moms reading, father's day is coming...)

Ok so I feel there's a lack of gadget content on the MET. So today I'm gonna present one of my favorite one (and god knows I'm a gadget freak !!): the Chumby.

What's that thing with that funky name ??

Well that's an adorable little box, super design and sexy. It's squishy all around and made of leather (different colors) and plastic. No button apparent. The only way to interfere with it is by pressing on its top (equivalent to home button on… Continue

Added by FrenchyDave on May 28, 2009 at 11:32am — 2 Comments

Plush Jobs Wants To Sleep With You

Is it weird that a 32 year old woman wants this? Ok, I'll tell my friend she's crazy. Plush Jobs is the newest stuffed person for anyone who wants to cuddle up to this modern day maniacal genius. Or perhaps you're pissed off that your Apple stock has tanked? Well, just bust out some needles and have at him.

I like… Continue

Added by alice on April 4, 2009 at 5:19pm — No Comments

My Little Pony Re-Mixed (12 Total)

Edward Scissorhands

What happens when you take a highly popular old school children's toy and mix it with other pop culture figures? Well, you get something as wacky and weird as Mari Kasurinen's My Little Ponies. For those of us that can remember the early 80's, My Little Pony was a cultural… Continue

Added by alice on March 29, 2009 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

New York Toy Fair 2009 - 12 Crazy Cool Toys

The 2009 American International Toy Fair kicked off yesterday. The four day event draws in hundreds of toy makers and retailers and an estimated 20,000 visitors to the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York. As the largest toy trade show in the Western Hemisphere, it attracts 1,200 exhibitors from around the world who showcase over 100,000 products, 7,000 of which… Continue

Added by alice on February 16, 2009 at 3:00pm — 4 Comments

Plush Disturbia: Knitting for Psychos

Why buy a slightly psycho Elmo when you can permanently disturb that young mind with a much more psycho plush say .. kid being chomped on by alligator? Or a hug-able rabbit-carrot murder suicide?

Sadly, these stuffed wonder pieces made by Knitting for Psychos are not for sale. Otherwise I'd be stocking up for my future baby's nursery or buying up the lot for Christmas gifts for all of you .. kidding! It's not… Continue

Added by PANDA JU on December 19, 2008 at 4:58pm — 5 Comments

The Raddest Toy Collection + Pictures Belong to Doc18 on Flickr

Loading up on sugar in time for Christmas

I'm suffering from a mad case of toy envy after seeing Doc18's Flickr photos. Not only does he have an awesome collection of vinyl and stuffed animals toys, he has a badass way of displaying them in his… Continue

Added by alice on November 28, 2008 at 2:30am — 2 Comments

My Modern Artist of the Moment: James Jarvis, Illustrator and Toy Creator

James Jarvis is a 38 year old toy creator and illustrator that hails from London. He was thrust into the limelight in 1998 when he created Martin, the first potato-headed ambassador that jumped off the pages of his cartoon universe. Though dubbed one of the founders of the small toy movement he instead he likes to call himself a cartoonist. He says, “I like drawing… Continue

Added by alice on November 6, 2008 at 7:30am — 3 Comments

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