This post is part of our review of the 1000 or so products that were awarded a good design award last week. You can read all the posts HERE or if you want to learn more about the awards you can read our preface HERE.
I love the great outdoors but sleeping in a tent, or the possibility of rain confining me to a tent, is a bit scary. But this decagon tent (110,250 yen), designed by outdoor equipment company logos, gives tent life a bunch of new possibilities. With different options the tent is infinitely customizable. I love how it looks like an expanding amoeba.
Play Deco (630 – 1,500 yen) is a new brand of toy that gives your typical 3D wooden puzzle a new layer of enjoyment by adding the element of paper. Once you’ve assembled the wooden structure – the “bone” they call it – then you get to customize the “skin.” An awesome way to enjoy a rainy day. They even offer free skin downloads!