Movable wooden animals Toy by Sha Yang

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DESIGN DETAILS
DESIGN NAME:
Movable wooden animals

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Toy

INSPIRATION:
Children's actions and behaviors, Automata and mechanical toys’ structures

UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
The diversity of automata animals are moving with different ways, simple but fun. The abstract animal shape absorbs children to imagine, “The abstract manner to allow the child’s imagination full plays. Children have always particularly loved simple and elementary toys precisely because their imaginations can turn them into just anything...” (Hils, 1959, p.32) (The toy, its value, constriction and use). There are totally 5 animals in the group: Pig, Duck, Giraffe, Snail and Dinosaur. Duck's head move from right to left when you pick it up from desk. it seems to say "NO" to you; Giraffe's head can move up and down; Pig's nose, Snail's and Dinosaur 's head move from inside to outside. All of the movements make people smile. And also all of the movements drive children playing in different ways, like pull and push the tails, turning the heads...etc

OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
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PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
2012, University of the Arts London, Camberwell College of Arts, 3D resource center, London, UK.

FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Toy, Games and Hobby Products Design

PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
100% wooden natural materials (Sapele, Beech) The inner structure of diversity movements’ technology

SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
Main ball body Size: 80*80*80mm

TAGS:
ShaYang Design, Toys, Movements, immgination, actions

RESEARCH ABSTRACT:
Oberserve children's behaviors in Nursery school; Research different children's actions; 02/2012,London Olympia Toy fair; 12/2011,British toy maker guilder exhibition; Automata toy maker books ..etc.

CHALLENGE:
It was very hard to make halls in the wooden balls and find the center in each ball. The most difficult part is how to design the inner structures for letting the movements can work very well.

ADDED DATE:
2013-01-22 08:25:39

TEAM MEMBERS (1) :
Sha Yang

IMAGE CREDITS:
Sha Yang, 2012.

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CLIENT/STUDIO/BRAND DETAILS
NAME:
Shayang Design Studio

PROFILE:
Sha Yang is a freelance Toy Designer and Maker. She wants to create for children. Regardless of toys, children furniture, picture books, animation or children story writing. She would like to express the love for this world and the love for children. Love and creation always is one of the beautiful things in this world. Here is her studio website: http://shayang.weebly.com

NOMINATION DETAILS

Movable Wooden Animals Toy by Sha Yang is a Nominee in Toy, Games and Hobby Products Design Category.

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AWARD DETAILS

Movable Wooden Animals Toy by Sha Yang is Winner in Toy, Games and Hobby Products Design Category, 2012 - 2013.

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