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ShapeMaker Blocks

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Eco-friendly hardwood fun from Miller Goodman $85.00

These hand-printed wooden blocks from Miller Goodman are good times for all ages, from 3 and up. Made of renewable rubber wood, ShapeMaker Blocks are as beautiful to look at as they are fun to play with. They're perfect for playing with the kids on a rainy afternoon, but cool enough to leave out as a colorful graphic accent to a room. The kit includes 25 blocks as well as a bunch of ideas for......read more

Balancing Blocks by Fort Standard

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Colorful simple gift for the little ones $48.00

Even if balancing rocks isn't your thing (hey, it's not ours either), we've all been mesermized by the sight of a precariously balanced tower of stones. Inspired by the ancient art of balancing rocks, Brooklyn designers Fort Standard add some color (and an eco angle) to the concept in the form of these balancing blocks, handcrafted from chunks of scrap wood. The blocks come in a set of ten......read more

Advanced Builder Blocks

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Vermont artisans transform local, sustainable timber into 78-piece building block set $96.00

In an age when babies are using iPads, it's nice to have toys around that harken back to a simpler, less digital era. This timeless builder block set is a perfect example. Handmade by artisans in Middlebury, Vermont, the 78-piece set helps encourage budding imaginations with varied blocks all sized in multiples of 1". The wooden blocks are crafted from locally sourced, sustainably harvested......read more

Flick the Switch, and Smart Glass Blocks Heat and Light

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Spray-on smart windows could ignite an energy efficiency revolution

US Department of Energy scientists have engineered a spray-on nanocrystal window coating that uses electricity to control how much heat and light passes through it. The "smart glass" coating, which can be controlled to respond to changing weather conditions, could represent a major leap in energy efficiency technology for buildings. The technology, described in Nature, makes use of conductive......read more

Design in Williamsburg

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Four square blocks of flourishing Brooklyn style

Brooklyn's steady, inexorable gentrification is a divisive topic. On the one hand, the glass condominiums (and the yuppies they contain) are blamed for diminishing the character of neighborhoods in the borough. On the other hand, the influx of dollars and young, creative inhabitants is helping revitalize run-down BK communities. The latter position is the stance taken by The New York Times in an......read more

Alphabet Blocks

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A timeless classic, these handcrafted letter blocks combine learning and play $34.00

These simple, timeless lowercase alphabet blocks are handcrafted in Michigan from local, sustainably-harvested basswood. Combining education with play, the little letters also feature a math symbol on one side and an image of a baby animal on another. Each block displays four letters for a total of four complete alphabets. The blocks also have beveled edges for a more comfortable hold. Colorfully......read more

Tegu Tints

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Colorful magnetic blocks made from sustainably harvested hardwood $75.00

Tegu's wooden blocks contain invisibly embedded magnets that make building stuff easy and fun. Sustainability is at the core of the Honduras-based company's approach. The blocks are made of eco-friendly hardwoods and a portion of each sale goes to tropical reforestation projects in the area. The new Tegu Tints offer the blocks in an attractive array of pastel colors. Set of 26 blocks (bigger......read more

Cityscape Stamp Set

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Nice-lookin', eco-lovin' natural rubber stamps mounted on reclaimed maple blocks. $30.00

Sure, you could send that letter on blank paper, unadorned with any neat illustrations. But that would be rather boring, wouldn't it? Spruce up your paper creations with these fun stamps from Yellow Owl Workshop. Handmade in San Franscisco, the set of five natural rubber stamps is mounted on reclaimed maple and nicely presented in a 4 x 8" birch box (also reclaimed, of course). ...read more

Little Sapling Toys Stacking Blocks

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Safe little sculptures for the grommets. $25.95

Sapling Stacker block toys made from sustainable Maple and Walnut. Finished with local beeswax and organic jojoba oil, so totally non-toxic. A tree is planted with Trees for the Future for every toy sold....read more

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