Close

NY students design modern twists on the classic wooden toy

Rochester Institute of Technology Metaproject03 sees twenty-two students create modern classic toys
FastCompany

Source: FastCompany

When students of the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York were tasked with designing wooden curios for local accessories manufacturer Areaware, the results were inspired innovations on classic wooden toys and puzzles. 

Proving that restrictions can be the best spark for creativity, the results submitted by the twenty-two students taking part in Metaproject03 ranged from skyscraper and strongmen building blocks, to families of dinosaurs and gorillas. 

Take a look at the full gallery here on FastCompany. 

Idealog has been covering the most interesting people, businesses and issues from the fields of innovation, design, technology and urban development for over 12 years. And we're asking for your support so we can keep telling those stories, inspire more entrepreneurs to start their own businesses and keep pushing New Zealand forward. Give over $5 a month and you will not only be supporting New Zealand innovation, but you’ll also receive a print subscription, an Idealog t-shirt and a copy of the new book by David Downs and Dr. Michelle Dickinson, No. 8 Recharged (while stocks last).