Design Toys by Toytoise


Design Toys describe toys and other collectibles that are created by artists, architects and designers with backgrounds in graphic design, illustration or industrial engineering; some are classically trained in art and design, while others are self-taught. presents to you a selection of fine design toys from renowned brands: Playsam, PlayforeverPapa Foxtrot and Early Rider are leaders in their class and create innovative and timeless toys for the young and young–at–heart. Toys that are classic and contemporary, fanciful and functional, simple and sophisticated. Toys that appeal to both hemispheres of the brain by combining design and engineering. These seemingly contradictory characteristics are made to work together in the context of design.  These products appeal to the sophisticated customer with an understanding and appreciation for the unique and well made.

The Streamliner Rally Red from Playsam is featured in New York's Museum of Modern Art as part of an ambitious survey of 20th century design for children. It is the first large-scale overview of the modernist preoccupation with children and childhood as a paradigm for progressive design thinking. 

The iconic Saab Roadster from Playsam is featured in the Elle 2012 Holiday Gift Guide and is a favorite gift for the holidays for the young and the young–at–heart.

The brigade of satellites from Papa Foxtrot is featured in the Wall Street Journal (Off Duty Section) and is a popular gift and toy for all those that reach for the stars.

The ever popular Bruno Roadster  and Mimmo Aeroplane from Playforever have been featured in the Oprah "O" List and other popular holiday gift lists.

The revolutionary Spherovelo from Early Rider is unique in providing younglings with a ride-on that builds their motor skills. 

We hope you will find your perfect gifts from this curated offering that include cars, planes, rockets, satellites, and ships.

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