Japanese design student Makiko Yoshida designs a unique set of stress relief toys that function as a squishable therapeutic objects, but carry a distinct aesthetic appeal. Inspired by the faces of the moon, Yoshida skillfully designs four extremely pliable polyurethane resin-based stress relief toys that boast different facial expressions on a grey surface.
Due to their undeniably artistic exterior, calling them merely 'stress balls' would be simply derivative. The therapeutic quality is contained within the option of "squeezing, squashing, squishing and mashing" the moon-inspired forms's faces. Serving a dual purpose, one could potentially use them as a stress relief toy or as an opportunity to explore the many different facial features, which will result in the manipulation of the product.
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Makiko Yoshida Creates a Series of Stress Relief Toys
- By: Kalina NedelchevaMar 5, 2018