Bote Bathtub Play

Posted on July 20, 2011 Under Design

This series of floating boats in cork and plastic for Portuguese Company Materia are gorgeous. Sure beats the rubber ducky I grew up with. Composed by a cork hull and a plastic add-on piece (a sail, a row of engine…

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Wishbone Bikes

Posted on October 6, 2009 Under Design

Am I too big for the Wishbone Running Bike? Starts as a tricycle and on converts to two wheels as you (or your little one) grows. Via Grassrootsmodern

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Studio Roxas's Chiba Warrior

Posted on July 27, 2009 Under Fashion

Being the "favorite uncle" isn't as tough a job as, say, being the father, but there's still a responsibility to bring my new nieces/nephews awesome gifts. For instance, I spotted Isabel Roxas's Chibi Warrior branded merch at the Brooklyn Flea…

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Wooly Baby

Posted on July 17, 2009 Under Fashion

Crazy cute wool slippers made from recycled sweaters. If I had a toddler in the family, they'd be rocking around in these soft-soled recycled gems. For sale on Etsy!

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Posted on July 6, 2009 Under Design

Sudokid: Shape. Solve. Share! I love this 6 kids version of Soduku, with shapes instead of numbers. It's designed and developed by the Quirky community. This product requires 300 commitments to buy before it goes into production and is made…

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Posted on October 11, 2007 Under Design

Superspace is a two year-old design studio based in Copenhagen; the fact that it's two years old makes sense, because right now Superspace devotes a lot of its energy towards designing for children. Take their (pictured) Honeycubes product: fuzzy little…

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Urban Playground: 2015 Is Looking Sweet!

Posted on September 20, 2007 Under Design

I do believe the rusted, splintered, sun-bleached erection fenced inside the city park is called a playground. Probably planted there decades ago, it's bound to continue its rot. I'm sure in the beginning it was a design of its time.…

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Bugaboo Daytrips

Posted on June 26, 2007 Under Travel

When Dutch stroller company Bugaboo discovered that maintaining a curious, adventurous, and active lifestyle was of big concern to new parents, they decided to develop a program that would help to associate their products with that mindset. A tough challenge,…

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Munchkin Steeze!

Posted on June 4, 2007 Under Fashion

Minor Treads is a new Seattle, Washington-based company that is bringing some flava to the playground with their skate-influenced line of shoes for the little guys. Aside from the basics, which read something like: 1. brightly colored; 2. easy to…

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Molo Mojo!

Posted on May 30, 2007 Under Fashion

Molo, a vibrant line of children's clothing by Danish designer Louise Frederickson, is (sort of) making me wish there were more kiddies scampering around in my circle of friends. Driven by the principle that kids should be able to express…

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