Diane Pham

DIY Icosahedron Mobile/Toy Made From Colored Pencils!

by , 05/28/10

Michiel Cornelissen, 30 Pencil Icosahedron, Pencil Lamps, Pencil Mobiles, Kids Lamps, new york design week, sustainable design, green design, recycled materials

It’s never too early to instill a little pragmatism into your children, but it’s always best when done with a little bit of creativity. Spotted by our intrepid reporters at this year’s Model Citizens show, designer Michiel Cornelissen’s30 Pencil Icosahedron’ is a new take on childhood construction toys that allows kids to create a complex icosahedron from a set of 30 standard pencils. Let them hang it up as an amazing lampshade or simply toss it around as a fun educational tool — this new hands-on design is sure to keep your kids’ minds busy and bright.

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