If your dog is anything like mine, they tear through toys in no time. I have searched and searched for long lasting toys for her and have yet to find one. Tennis balls seem to be the best, yet still not durable enough. But here is a toy that I am dying to try! Made for the most aggressive chewers, Boionic rubber toys are made of FDA food grade materials. The rubber floats, is dishwasher safe and is 100% recyclable. Awesome!
Sayaka Ganz is a Japanese, Indiana-based artist. Her materials consist of reclaimed plastic and household items. She uses these materials to create sculptures of animals and capture their movements. They look windswept and as if they were emerging from the walls, slowly materializing.
Adorable and whimsical hand-painted illustrations and lettering created by the boutique stationery brand and design studio based in Winter Park, Florida. All of their products are printed using environmentally friendly papers and assembled in-house by hand. I’m very much wanting one of each!
Anna-Wili is a Sydney-based artist that primarily uses archival cotton paper and copper pipes in her artwork. The paper is painted, cut and sewn into forms. The copper pipes are bent into contour drawing-like figures. Her sculptures consist of a variety of different animals and have quite a whimsical feel.
GIDDYUP by New Zealand based designer Tim Wigmore. Great looking rocking horses using old worn saddles.
REGGIE the Eco Rocker by Melbourne, Australia based product designer Shell Thomas. Sustainable alternative, made from recycled paper products, fully recyclable once outgrown. Provides a blank canvas for youngster’s creativity.
These sculptures were created by a group of three Beijing-based artists called Unmask. The intriguing horse and human figures appear to be melting and dissolving away right before our eyes. Stainless steel sculptures suddenly seem very light.
7 Horses, a photography series by Ulrika Kestere. The story behind this project is about a girl who had 7 imaginary horses and people thought she was crazy. One day the girl washed and hung her clothes to dry on a string in her garden, and out of nowhere a windy autumn storm came and blew her clothes along with all seven horses. She was devastated and went searching for her horses, finding one by one wrapped in her clothes.