Patricia Adler | ITP Blog
The initial concept for my toy design is based on the importance for children, as well as adults, to be witnessed by others. We do not thrive or develop as well in isolation as we do within a community and/or family.
Parents often have little time to play with their children, meaning that sometimes they end [...]
Scott, Saul, Naoh, and I teamed up, with a view to designing a toy that is based on the concept of ‘image creation’.
Some of the initial ideas we discussed were:
- Using food (to make a decorative/pictorial pizza, cookie, candy that can then be eaten)
- Shrinky Dink (material you draw on, and place in the [...]
Toys I remember most fondly (and vividly) from my childhood were powered and often involved an educative aspect or evoked a sense of magic.
With all that in mind, I would like to create a toy that uses the ‘magic’ of electronics to generate – interaction, discovery, and active imagination.