At the New York Toy Fair trade this year Mattel announced a brand new £250 home 3D-printer aimed at the best toy experts in the world, namely childeren! ThnigMaker Design The so called ThingMaker and its companion application (see screenshot below) will allow children to design their own toys and even customize their existing ones. The app that is used to create and alter 3D models which can eventually be printed is made in collaboration with Autodesk, known for their many 3D modelling applications such as Maya and 3DS Max. Although 3D printers are becoming more and more popular in many...
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New line of IKEA toys designed by children to raise money for Unicef
IKEA’s brand new toy collection, designed entirely by children from all around the world, has finally launched in all IKEA stores and online web shop. Save The Children and Unicef For those of you unfamiliar with the colorful toys, since 2003 IKEA has held its annul Soft Toys for Education program which aims to help children around the world who lack a decent education. 10 unique designs from children under the age of 10 from all around the world were chosen and brought to live in the form of high quality soft toys that are now available for purchase. UK’s very own Olivia...
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