Design-Conscious Rearing

The rise of discerning parental style preferences sparks a movement

Implications - Many parents look for toys and accessories that will satisfy a child’s want for a certain kind of play or activity, but a growing market of products tailored to parental style is taking shape. Boasting eco-friendliness, dual-purpose or abstract design, the innovations speak to first-time parents accustom to the "yuppie" life who aren’t ready to augment their lives to be family-centric.
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Stringed Swaying Seats - The GRO^ Rocking Horse Expresses Itself as a Minimalist Timber Frame
SCORE: 6
V. Hot 75,156 Clicks Pub: Nov 13, 13
Stringed Swaying Seats
The GRO^ Rocking Horse Expresses Itself as a Minimalist Timber Frame
Looking at the GRO^ Rocking Horse, you won’t see what you might expect to. The image of the mountable hoofed mammal has been completely abandoned in favor of a very minimalist frame;... [More]
All-Natural Baby Bikes - The a21studio Bamboo Bicycle is Made Using Nothing but Wood and Rope
SCORE: 5.6
Hot 9,845 Clicks Pub: Jul 2, 13
All-Natural Baby Bikes
The a21studio Bamboo Bicycle is Made Using Nothing but Wood and Rope
The a21studio bamboo tricycle was designed to be as natural as possible. The tricycle was made using only wood and ropes, with no chemicals being applied to the wood. This means that the baby bike... [More]
Toddler-Tailored Prams - The Growing Stroller Evolves with the Needs and Abilities of Your Child
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Mild 8,061 Clicks Pub: Dec 13, 13
Toddler-Tailored Prams
The Growing Stroller Evolves with the Needs and Abilities of Your Child
It’s truly overwhelming how much equipment parents accumulate to accommodate their infants over the first few years of their lives. The Growing Stroller has been conceived to reduce the... [More]
Baby-Cradling Bird Chairs - The Dodo Rocking Bird is a Cute Take on a Children's Rocking Horse
SCORE: 1.2
Untested 9,413 Clicks Pub: Jul 6, 13
Baby-Cradling Bird Chairs
The Dodo Rocking Bird is a Cute Take on a Children's Rocking Horse
Inspired by the curvy-shaped dodo bird, this Dodo Rocking Bird by Finnish designer Oiva Toikka is a playful take on a traditional children’s rocking horse. The colorful and minimalistic bird... [More]
Evolving Infant Transporters - The Piv-O Stroller Grows and Changes with Your Child
SCORE: 3.2
Untested 1,059 Clicks Pub: Dec 7, 13
Evolving Infant Transporters
The Piv-O Stroller Grows and Changes with Your Child
Don’t kids grow quickly! The Piv-O has been designed to account for the fast-paced changes that occur in little ones and caters to a demographic of users with changing needs on a monthly and... [More]