Here are the latest products by Areaware that promise long emotional as well as technical lives and are likely to end up at a flea market rather than landfill. I spotted cute wooden robots and fair-trade recycled bins at the NY Gift Fair.
Pigs are smart. As smart animals, they can be easily bored. Bored pigs become more aggressive, posing a danger to themselves and causing losses for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) farmers,
It was the question on everybody's mind when George Bush banned the incandescent light bulb with the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007: Whither the Easy-Bake Oven? This almond-coloured classic was every girl's
No doubt you will see these someday on Unhappy Hipsters in the hands of cute little children in a minimalist Japanese home. Herman Miller in Japan is selling these lovely childrens' blocks celebrating George
Those ubiquitous plastic play-kitchens for kids may be a thing of the past, if massive recalls and a recent upsurge of interest in non-toxic, higher-quality toys mean anything. That's why these vibrant play kitchens (made from empty
Every year when the school winter break comes, the Malba Museum in Buenos Aires puts out a design collection and a set of activities aimed at the little ones. This year, the collection was curated by sustainable design
If you thought the Toy Story movies were about overcoming differences to become friends, then you missed some of the more subtle lessons: That stocking your kid's toy room can be an exercise in sustainable, eco-friendly choices
Create your own scenes from Unhappy Hipsters with the Brinca Dada modernist doll's house; these days most people can only afford a house this big anyways. Hoping to be the Joseph Eichler of the doll house biz, Douglas Rollins hired young