From Puzzling Piggy Banks to Brain Game Artistry

By: Renee Ramsarran - Published:   Updated: Apr 2 2011 • References:
The Rubik’s Cube has truly stood the test of time. The 3D puzzle was invented in 1974 and has since seen many interpretations and reinventions.

The design for this old-school item has appeared in everything from handbags to electronics and interior design. This collection showcases the many modern innovations and tributes to the Rubik’s Cube.

Implications - The recession and credit crunch that ensued prevented many families from indulging on the latest tech toys, and traditional forms of entertainment like board games and analog toys experienced a resurgence. Artists, product designers and other creatives also reworked these nostalgic toys into all-new forms, some of which aren't meant to be played at all. Stats for 57 Rubik's Cube Creations Trending: Older & Mild
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