February 19, 2009

Clifford Richards For Our Childrens Gorilla: Finally, Some Good News From Sweden

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What with the Brio bankruptcy, the crazy changing tables, and the realization that I've been teaching the kid the wrong pronunciation of basically every name in Ikea--including Ikea--Sweden has been a source of serious buzzkill this week.

Well that just changed. Our Children's Gorilla, the Swedish design company was awesome even before they advertised on Daddy Types, has put out a new catalogue--more of a one-sheet, really. A highlight: this sweet, giant poster full of dials, switches, and control panels, by British designer Clifford Richards. Richards is the guy who did that insane 1970 Noah's Ark Disco poster-turned-wall mural that you covered the entire wall of the nursery with. [Didn't you??] Well, this OCG poster is for the other wall.

Switches & Gauges, by Clifford Richards for Our Children's Gorilla, 118 x 175 cm [ourchildrensgorilla.com]

2 Comments

Love this stuff. My Aunty Doris had something very similar (at least color-wise) in her powder room, but it involved anthropomorphic French poodles gallivanting around Paris.

yeah, half dozen of one...

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