Gifts for Young Designers

Hello Japan: The Official Exhibition Catalogue for ‘Hello, My Name is Paul Smith’ Hello Japan: The Official Exhibition Catalogue for ‘Hello, My Name is Paul Smith’

Hello Japan: The Official Exhibition Catalogue for ‘Hello, My Name is Paul Smith’

£18.50

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  Following the success of Hello, My Name Is Paul Smith, which opened at the Design Museum in November 2013, the exhibition toured to Japan (Kyoto, Tokyo and Nagoya) in 2016. Hello Japan is the official catalogue that was produced to accompany the touring exhibition, and is written in Japanese. The catalogue was specially commissioned for a Japanese audience, and celebrates not only Paul Smith’s story, his collections and collaborations, but also the inspirations and obsessions that have helped to transform a small bedroom-sized shop into an innovative global forum for culture and style. From his company’s modest beginnings in Nottingham to its international prominence today, this exhibition reveals how Paul Smith’s intuitive take on design, together with an understanding of the roles of designer and retailer, have laid the foundations for lasting success and offers a unique insight into the magnificent mind of Paul Smith. - See more here.  
Nuuna pearl high-gloss notebook Nuuna pearl high-gloss notebook

Nuuna pearl high-gloss notebook

£14.50

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Make a statement with thesee stylish Pearl notebook by Nuuna High-Gloss Iridescent Coating Eco-friendly 120g finest Munken paper with dot grid pattern Thread stitching allowing notebook to lie flat 176 pages 108 x 150 mm Available colours: Rose; Silver; Gold; Blue
Ola Studio layflat notebook A5 Ola Studio layflat notebook A5

Ola Studio layflat notebook A5

£11.00

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white and blue
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Soft cover notebook crafted with a sewn layflat binding, allowing you to work across two pages simultaneously, and the book to rest open at a chosen page Each features a traditionally printed cover that’s flexible, so will fit comfortably into any pocket or bag, and 128 soft white pages that are sewn at the spine for durability Printed on FSC certified stocks using vegetable based inks Made in the UK 148 x 210 mm (A5) 300 gsm embossed paper cover 128 plain pages Sold individually Sent carefully packed in a padded sleeve Available designs: curve print in forest green; dash print white and blue,   
Foil blocked cards Foil blocked cards

Foil blocked cards

£3.00

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Simple foil blocked illustration printed on textured 270gsm paper stock Kraft paper envelope Made in the UK Size: A6 Left blank inside for your own message Available designs: silver on grey compass; copper on stone protractor; silver on grey pencil; set square copper on stone
John Pawson ceramic bowls set John Pawson ceramic bowls set

John Pawson ceramic bowls set

£68.00

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Designed by John Pawson Contemporary, minimalist, style inspired by Pawson's project to build a new Cistercian monastery in Bohemia. Materials: stoneware Dishwasher and microwave safe Quantity Small: set of four Medium: set of two Dimensions Small: Diameter 12.5 cm Medium: Diameter 17.5 cm  
Stelton bottle opener

Stelton bottle opener

£30.00

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Designed by Peter Holmbad (1974) Due to its simple elegance, the bottle opener from the Stelton Classic-Line used to be modern and even today, it is still up to date The high-quality material stainless steel, of which this opener is made, grants you a high durability and a great pleasure for a long time Material: 18/8 Stainless steel Colour: Satinpolished Dimensions: 12cm x 1.5cm
Normann Copenhagen Astro tray Normann Copenhagen Astro tray

Normann Copenhagen Astro tray

£20.00

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The name 'Astro' refers to the designer Nestor Campos’ inspiration drawn from the universe and how it consists of order and a chaos of elements at once Each tray has its own unique shape, though common to them all is their rounded, organic form and their well-balanced proportions A harmonious expression whether the trays are used together or individually The warm color from the durable oak adds a natural, exclusive look to this practical design Use Astro on your desk for storing office supplies, to keep jewelry on, for keeping your cooking oil handy, or in the living room to arrange a still life of your favorite design objects on Approved for food Clean with damp cloth Material: Oak Available sizes: small 12cm x 20cm  or large 32cm x 20cm

Normann Copenhagen Astro tray

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Brass geometric paperclips Brass geometric paperclips

Brass geometric paperclips

£15.00

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A range of practical, eye catching, brass paperclips by Fundamental Berlin Simple geometric shapes set in a push-out frame Each paperclip is 2 cm x 2 cm  
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Miller Goodman heartshapes blocks Miller Goodman heartshapes blocks

Miller Goodman heartshapes blocks

£45.00

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Heart Shapes is a set from Miller Goodman's range of superb geometric wooden blocks. Made from environmentally friendly rubber wood. The blocks come boxed in the shape of a heart, with every piece having the ability to be used to make the word 'love.' There are 50 wooden blocks as well as an illustration sheet to inspire ideas of which can be replicated with the use of the blocks. Material: Rubber wood. Eco-friendly and non-toxic. Dimensions: 27cm x 24cm x 4cm
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Formosa perpetual wall calendar

Formosa perpetual wall calendar

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Designed by Enzo Mari 1963 Perfect blend of form and function Wall plate: anodized aluminium Number/dates: lithographed PVC Typeface: Helvetica English version in black Dimensions: 31.5 cm x 31.5 cm
Maiorca pencil and paperclip holder

Maiorca pencil and paperclip holder

£90.00

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Designed by Bruno Munari 1958 One of the classic icons of 20th Century Design Holder: fire resistant melamine Inside: anodized aluminium Dimensions: 6 cm x 6 cm approx
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Ameland paper knife Ameland paper knife

Ameland paper knife

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Designed by Enzo Mari 1962 Produced by Danese Milano Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) award-winner Paper knife Stainless steel Satin finish Dimensions: 2 cm x 22 cm approx
Achille Castiglioni

Achille Castiglioni

£35.00

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A detailed study of one of the most important and prolific designers of the twentieth century. This comprehensive monograph is the only detailed study of his remarkable career and includes a catalogue of his complete works of architecture and exhibition, interior and product design. This book discusses Castiglioni's wide range of diverse projects including the spatial design work that dominated his early career as well as late. The book contains more than 800 photographs and drawings which does full justice to his designs that won eight prestigious Compasso d'Oro prizes. Paperback, 480 pages 2.7 kg, 25.4 x 27.9 x 4.4 cm  
Alphadoodler activity book

Alphadoodler activity book

£9.99

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Alphadoodler is an electrifying activity book that brings letters to life. Developed by award winning graphic designer Jan Bajtlik the book invites children to take an anarchic approach to the alphabet for their own creative expression. Packed with activities for children to draw, scribble, cut, stick, paint and design. The letters are camouflaged in various settings including a messy bedroom and skiiing down a mountain as well as morphed into creepy crawlies, skyscrapers and ghost letters. The letters being something that has been brought to life will excite children and inspire their imagination whilst learning. Paperback, 156 pages.
Darkroom Plate Darkroom Plate

Darkroom Plate

£60.00

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These decorative plates from Darkroom come from their various collections: T-R-I-B-A-L-A-L-A season, So Sottsass and Stolen From De Stijl. The plates are signature pieces available in a wide range of eclectic designs, they are eye catching and unique. Look great mounted upon a wall as display pieces or artwork.  With variations of bright colours, bold shapes, or monochrome these decorative plates are a must have accessory within the home. Ceramic with acrylic painting. W 36cm D 3cm
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100 Masterpieces from Vitra

100 Masterpieces from Vitra

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The collection of the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany, comprises numerous objects and is one of the most significant of its kind. This book is arranged into themes of technology, construction, reduction, organic design, decoration and furniture programs. The most important collection items that spans 150 years of furniture design are presented in this volume in great detail: chairs and armchairs, chaise longues and stools, tables and desks, landscaped interiors and shelves. Read biographies and bibliographies of designers such as; Charles and Ray Eames, Frank Gehry and George Nelson.  Paperback, 270 pages
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Tree Tops Tree Tops

Tree Tops

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Spinning tops have engaged children and adults alike for millennia. Karl Zahn’s set of five Tree Tops are made from an evergreen tree and shaped like one too – an environmentally conscientious toy.

Tree Tops

£10.00
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Oreflector double pack Oreflector double pack

Oreflector double pack

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Cycle safely in style with an Oreflector reflective badge.
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Miffy Lamp - Extra Large Miffy Lamp - Extra Large

Miffy Lamp - Extra Large

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Sweet and serene, the Miffy Lamp works as nightlight for kids and adults alike. The charming lighting piece exudes a soft, warm glow. Ideal for storytelling with the young ones at bed time, or as décor for a modern interior. 80cm high with dimmable LED.
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Miffy Lamp Miffy Lamp

Miffy Lamp

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Sweet and serene, the Miffy Lamp works as nightlight for kids and adults alike. The charming lighting piece exudes a soft, warm glow. Ideal for storytelling with the young ones at bed time, or as décor for a modern interior. 50cm high with dimmable LED.

Miffy Lamp

£105.00
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Sweet Wrapper Earrings

Sweet Wrapper Earrings

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Indulge your sweet side with the Sweet Wrapper Earrings. Miniature mirrored pink, laser cut wrappers hang from golden hooks, bringing the magic of the festive season to your perfect party outfit. Sweet wrappers approximately 1.5 x 4 cm
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Jingle Bells Statement Necklace

Jingle Bells Statement Necklace

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Add a flash of festive fun to your look with the Jingle Bells Necklace. Oversized bells are recreated in gold mirror acrylic so you can jingle all the way to the ball. Bell charms 18 x 17 cm, total length adjustable 58 - 63 cm
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Jingle Bells Necklace

Jingle Bells Necklace

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Add a flash of festive fun to your look with the Jingle Bells Necklace. Oversized bells are recreated in gold mirror acrylic so you can jingle all the way to the ball. Bell charms 10 x 6.5 cm, total length adjustable 52 - 57 cm
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Lomo'Instant Lomo'Instant

Lomo'Instant

£109.00

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Snap and share photos in an instant. The Lomo'Instant is the perfectly sized instant camera to take wherever you go. Boasting a classy, minimalist design, it’s the most creative way to shoot beautiful photos, which you can share anywhere and with everyone in an instant. Takes Fuji Instax Film which you can also buy online.
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Identic Architecture Memory Game

Identic Architecture Memory Game

£15.00

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An architecture matching game to stimulate mind and memory. Observe and remember worldwide architectural masterpieces to win.
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Home Puzzle Home Puzzle

Home Puzzle

£45.00

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A 3D architectural puzzle. The puzzle has 17 pieces which, when separated can be reimagined as pieces of furniture or a town. The game works on the double principal of brainteaser and construction game. When built - 10.5 × 10.5 x 15 cm
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Archifold Architectural Origami Set

Archifold Architectural Origami Set

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Archifold is a series of origami sheets of paper with patterns based on the framework used by architects to create plans. A diagram is included in the envelope with guidelines for 'building' a little house, but it’s only one of the many possible designs offered by this set. Each envelope contains 34 doubled side printed sheets of paper. Paper is 20 x 20 cm, 60g/m2. Be creative, be an architect.
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Iconic Architecture Card Game

Iconic Architecture Card Game

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Discover contemporary architecture through a well-known game. A 'happy families' card game featuring the greatest contemporary architectural icons. Projects are divided into seven groups; events, house, tower, culture, religion, housing, museum. Projects have been selected for their diversity, architectural, technical and cultural aspects but also for their propensity to be easily identified. Deck of 44 cards | 6.5 × 10.5 × 2 cm
Cubebot Micro Cubebot Micro

Cubebot Micro

£10.00

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Robot toys are usually made of plastic and require batteries - Not this one. Inspired by Japanese Shinto Kumi-ki puzzles, the Cubebot is a non-traditional take on the toy robot.  Cubebots's powerful hardwood frame can hold dozens poses, and his elastic-band muscles and durable wood limbs make him impervious to breakage. When it's time for him to rest, he folds into a perfect cube. An enduring classic that will withstand generations of play. Recommended for ages 3+. 11cm tall with 14 cm arm span
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Gingerbread Man Baking Kit

Gingerbread Man Baking Kit

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Make baking with your family easy, tasty and super fun. Bake your very own delicious gingerbread biscuits. Made with a blend of aromatic spices so you can make the yummiest gingerbread biscuits easily at home, just add golden syrup and butter. 
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Jelly Bean Flower Cupcake Baking Kit

Jelly Bean Flower Cupcake Baking Kit

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Make baking with your family easy, tasty and super fun. Bake your very own flower cupcakes. Made with freeze dried lemon juice, so you can make delicious, fluffy cupcakes easily at home, just add egg and butter.
Snaak 3D Puzzle Snaak 3D Puzzle

Snaak 3D Puzzle

£20.00

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A 3D puzzle and shape-maker tool. Design and play with the unique line of 64 cuboids that lock into thousands of different shapes.
Touchboard Starter Kit Touchboard Starter Kit

Touchboard Starter Kit

£95.00

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The Touch Board Starter Kit contains everything you need to transform your environment by turning surfaces, objects or spaces into sensors. It comes ready to plug and play, and is supported by a growiBare Conductiveng range of tutorials, visual guides, and project examples online. Whether you’re an absolute beginner, an Arduino programming pro or looking for a great gift for a tinkerer, this kit will let you start making your projects interactive in no time.
Kano Kano

Kano

£119.00

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Kano is a computer you build and code yourself. Lego simple, Raspberry Pi powerful, and hugely fun. The Raspberry Pi 2 is the lightweight, powerful brain behind thousands of Kano creations. The Raspberry Pi 2 system-on-a-chip features an 900MHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 and a 1GB RAM. The instruction manual is presented as a story, with illustrated ideas and simple steps. The wireless keyboard features an integrated touchpad, independent click buttons, USB RF for your Kano, and Bluetooth. The SD card is pre-loaded with OS: Sandisk Ultra, 8GB, Class 10 micro SD card and SD card adapter. A dongle is included in the pack. Complete with with HDMI cable to connect to a screen, and mini-USB cable and global plug for power.

Kano

£119.00
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DIY Speaker Kit DIY Speaker Kit

DIY Speaker Kit

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Build a custom set of speakers by soldering your own amplifier and designing your own case for them out of any material you fancy. Good for ages 8+
DIY Gamer Kit DIY Gamer Kit

DIY Gamer Kit

£65.00

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Nominated in Designs of the Year 2015. Build your own handheld games console and learn to code your own games. Solder together 40 parts on our custom circuit board to make your own console that uses inputs to control an 8×8 LED matrix display. People have made everything from Tetris to Pacman Good for ages 8+
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DIY Electro Dough Kit DIY Electro Dough Kit

DIY Electro Dough Kit

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Create shapes, make your favourite animals or construct cities using electronic play dough. Then bring them to life with LED eyes, buzzing bodies and silly switches. Good for ages 4+ (with supervision). Good for beginners.
Women Fashion Power Button Badges Women Fashion Power Button Badges

Women Fashion Power Button Badges

£3.50

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Designed exclusively for the exhibition Women Fashion Power by Lindsey Lang. A set of four button badges featuring Lindsey Lang's.
Sofia the Pull-Along Giraffe

Sofia the Pull-Along Giraffe

£36.95

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Sofia is just so tall. A simple, colorful, ecological, sustainable and playful toy from Studio delle Alpi.
Odile the Pull-Along Horse

Odile the Pull-Along Horse

£36.95

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Odile is always ready to gallop. A simple, colorful, ecological, sustainable and playful toy from Studio delle Alpi.
This is London

This is London

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Painter and illustrator M. Sasek shares his impressions of London with its beautiful buildings, historic monuments, bridges, parks, shops, Piccadilly Circus, black cabs, Horse Guards, and famed Underground. First published in 1959 and now updated for the 21st century. Sasek concentrates on the things he likes best: people, costume, transport and local details that somehow come together to form a whole impression of the city that still seems quite accurate today. Hardback, 64 pages 710 g, 23.3 x 32 x 1.4 cm
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20 Ways to Draw a Doodle

20 Ways to Draw a Doodle

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Swirls, spirals, and symbols come alive with 20 Ways to Draw a Doodle. Beautifully illustrated, this inspirational sketchbook lets you draw outside the trapezoid and create beautiful designs and patterns. Explore playful polygons, zany zigzags, tweaked twizzles and twirls. Let your pencil roam freely across the page and create your own designs. 
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Things Come Apart: A Teardown Manual for Modern Living

Things Come Apart: A Teardown Manual for Modern Living

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Reconnect with the child-like joy of taking something apart to see how it works. This book makes visible the inner workings of some of the world’s most familiar designs visible.
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Tattly Temporary Tattoos - Zoo Crew

Tattly Temporary Tattoos - Zoo Crew

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The Zoo Crew Set includes two each of the following designs by Helen Dardik: Fine Porcupine, Dizzy Bee, Funny Bunny, and Fair Bear. Safe and non-toxic - printed with vegetable based ink. Lasts on average 2-4 days. For best results place on oil-free areas where skin does not stretch and keep them clean.
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Tattly Temporary Tattoos - Photography Set

Tattly Temporary Tattoos - Photography Set

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Tattly's photography temporary tattoo set is perfect for showing off your love for the camera. Set includes the following designs: Camera 1, Camera 2, Camera 3, Camera 4, and Instant Camera by Julia Rothman; Oldschool Instant by Raul Gutierrez, Smile by Tina Roth Eisenberg, and Aperture by Jason Santa Maria. Safe and non-toxic - printed with vegetable based ink. Lasts on average 2-4 days. For best results place on oil-free areas where skin does not stretch and keep them clean.
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Eames House of Cards - Original

Eames House of Cards - Original

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Charles and Ray Eames designed House of Cards in the 1950s. These picture card decks have become universal favorites. Each card shows a different object, all of which Charles and Ray refer to as 'the good stuff', selected to celebrate 'familiar and nostalgic objects from the animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms.' The six slots on each card enable the player to interlock the cards so as to build structures of myriad shapes and sizes. 54 cards.
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Eames House of Cards - Giant Eames House of Cards - Giant

Eames House of Cards - Giant

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Charles and Ray Eames designed the Giant House of Cards in 1953 in continuation of the beloved original deck created the year before. Each card shows a different object, all of which Charles and Ray refer to as 'the good stuff', selected to celebrate 'familiar and nostalgic objects from the animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms.' This is the largest in size of the entire House of Cards series, allowing you to build dynamic, ceiling-high structures. The six slots on each card enable the player to interlock the cards so as to build structures of myriad shapes and sizes. 20 cards.
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Design Finland Playing Cards

Design Finland Playing Cards

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Showcasing Finnish design from the 1900s and early 2000s, this deck of cards reflects the finest crafts of the country in its images. From spades of ceramics and glassware and hearts of furniture and lamps to diamonds of textiles, clothes, and jewelry and clubs of equipment and tools, the set captures a wide variety of Scandinavian handiwork. The kings, queens, and jacks portray real-life designers who are literally clothed in their own creations while the jokers are represented by two personalities who have had a significant influence in the field. Highlighting a diverse collection of distinct art objects, practical interior decoration, imaginative fashion, and more, this set provides a glimpse into a fascinating world along with the means for countless pastimes.

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