Kid O Hudson Glow Rattle nominated for the prestigious TOTY Award

Kid O "Hudson Glow Rattle" designed by me is nominated for the prestigious TOTY award, "Known as the Oscars of the toy industry" (according to toyworldmag.co.uk). I feel very honored. Based on the theory of discovering cause and effect, the dog lights up red when tilted towards the red legs and green when tilted towards the green legs. Its functions as a rattle and the legs as a chewy teether. There is a consumer vote as well - so if you like it, I would be happy if you would cast a vote for it here :)

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Kid O Hudson Glow Rattle awarded "Best Baby and Toddler Toys 2018"

Parents magazine awarded Kid O Hudson Glow Rattle within the Best Baby and Toddler Toys 2018. The review you can see here and you can order it there.

As a designer, it is always nice to find out that a product - here a toy- is not only beautifully designed but also loved by the user - here the parents and kids alike.

Parents Magazine:

"Tis' the season for celebrating the best toys of the year! For our annual guide to delighting the little ones in your life, we went right to the source. We rounded up hundreds of toys and put them in a room with 70 kids and their parents. Then we sat back, and watched the fun ensue. From the toys that garnered the most squeals of delight to the most inspiring STEM toys for little brains, we're proud to present Parents' Best Toys of 2018 for every age group: baby, toddler, preschooler and kids ages 5+.

Cause and (Cool) Effect

Kid O’s Hudson Glow Rattle lights up when your baby waves it, a fun discovery that delighted our tiny testers. Parents liked that it’s “so easy to spot” in a diaper bag—just follow the glow! 6 months+, $25. “

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Kid O Alphabuild featured in Trend Bible trend forecast

Kid O Alphabuild designed in 2014 featured in Trend Bible trend forecast: “What's influencing Design for Baby & Kid's in 2019?”, presented by Hannah Matthews at “Kind und Jugend”, September 2018. She illustrated the trend “Neon Haze” with it. I was taken by surprise to see my own design popping up in this presentation and felt very honored about.

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Copper bottle opener on "blessthisstuff"

http://www.blessthisstuff.com/stuff/wear/acessories/november-finds-on-amazon/
Designed by Elisabeth Krenkler, the beautiful Copper Bottle Opener is both vintage and modern, with a sleek copper plated steel design. An authentic bottle opener as has been used for ages. No fus or fringes, just the throw back vintage flair. Easy to use but a jewel in your drawer.   $7.99

Designed by Elisabeth Krenkler, the beautiful Copper Bottle Opener is both vintage and modern, with a sleek copper plated steel design. An authentic bottle opener as has been used for ages. No fus or fringes, just the throw back vintage flair. Easy to use but a jewel in your drawer.
$7.99

New York Magazine/Store reviews mention the wooden whale brush designed by me

http://nymag.com/listings/stores/kikkerland-shop-nyc/

"When Kevin Brynan’s specialty gift shop Mxyplyzyk closed its West Village location in January 2013, it left a quirky-wall-clock-size hole in its place. Luckily, Kikkerland Design, Jan van der Lande’s catalogue–cum–¬online kitsch supplier, filled the void with its first storefront: He brought Brynan onboard to help launch the 1,000-square-foot shop of wind-up curiosities. (Just shy of too-little-too-late for Kikkerland, which has been headquartered in the city for over 20 years.) Gag gifts such as solar-powered Queen Elizabeths wave from their perch on pegboard walls, alongside stocking stuffers like rubberized luchador bottle openers, whose arms bend in a series of Mexican-wrestling lock-hold positions. The numerous Euro imports—think Davy Grosemans watering cans and a wooden, whale-shaped nail brush by Elisabeth Krenkler—have been at the heart of van der Lande’s business since it was founded on an Upper West Side houseboat in 1992. But here, the décor is half of the fun. The brainchild of interior designers FormNation, it’s accented with shelving units shaped like cartoon apartment buildings, and a bright-red ladder that displays tiny toys on every step. — Emma Whitford"

Kid O at Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum decided to sell several Kid O Toys at Brooklyn Museum. Designed by me: Mix & Match Animals and Rounded Stackers

Kid O Myland Horse out now

Myland Horse, design by me in 2015 is out now. 

It got presented within the Myland toys at Nuernberg Toy fair. The seal is designed by me as well, but not on the website yet. The boat, characters and car are designed by Oscar Salguero - my super talented collegue.