Adults miss toys … Fortunately there are many solutions to resolve that! Some real “old classic” toys have now versions devoted solely for adults. Lego has developed several architectural kits like the impressive one for Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater.
Ingrid Hulskamp, recently graduated from Central saint Martins, has created a series of contemplative toys for adults.
She says:”these objects remind us of the candid fun we had as a child, when we fully got caught up in the moment.” She wanted those toys to catch our attention, to afford us a poetic moment with different sensory experiences: tactile, visual and sonorous.
The ideas behind those signals, coming from major companies and from young talent, are that tangible items are taking on a new allure in a very digitized world and that we, as adults, really want to have our own toys which are more than just fun and games.