Machi by Kukkia, a firm based in Japan, takes old children's toys that revolve around towns and railroads and imbues them with even a deeper sense of imagination. Comprised of 15 minimalist wood pieces that resemble homes, trains, trees and more, the whole set rests on a couple of magnetic chalkboards that allows the kids to envision whatever layout they want. In a day and age when such virtual games as Sims reigns supreme among young ones, Machi by Kukkia is a great physical alternative.
Available in three versions (original, London and Paris), Machi by Kukkia provide cultural awareness through the inclusion of Big Ben, Eiffel Tower, London Eye and the L’Arc de Triomphe. Nevertheless, provided with eco-chalk, the possibilities are endless when it comes to Machi by Kukkia.