Geometric and clean lines. Muted and delicate colors. Natural paints, safely for children and environmentally friendly.
Tetsuo Tonouchi, a Japanese toy designer, is the creator of great and awarded building blocks. The key block for the most of his creations is the trapezoid, which makes creating practically any shape fun and easy.
Here are some of them.
Set of 29 pieces of beech wood. With these trapezoid blocks, you could make many different structures. Winner of the 2006 Good Design Award.
Made out of cork, the set includes 16 blocks in three shapes. The colored blocks are painted with non-toxic paints. Winner of the 2007 Good Design Award.
Also made out of cork, this set includes 24 blocks. It’s for more advanced users because it increases the chances of Tono-8.
See more interesting Tetsuo Tonouchi’s works here