This Tube-Like Netted Structure Lets You Climb Through The Trees

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Numen / For Use, a Croatian-Austrian design collective, were invited by local curatorial team BAU, to participate in the second edition of “Art & Nature”, a spring festival in South Tyrol, Italy. The result of that invitation was this large scale site-specific art project, named Tube Merano. Continue reading »

The Biggest Structure Made of MERKUR

Toy production in Police nad Metují, in the Czech Republic, dates back to the year 1920 when Jaroslav Vancl founded the Inventor company, which produced toy construction sets of the same name. Back then, the metal parts of the Inventor construction sets were connected by metal hooks similar to those of scaffolding. In 1925, a new system was launched whereby the metal parts are connected by screws and M 3,5 nuts. This toy construction set, registered under the MERKUR trademark became very popular and keeps its original form till this day. Would you like to know more about the MERKUR toy construction sets and toy trains? Do you want to see the biggest structure made of MERKUR? Then come and visit the MERKUR Toy Construction Set Museum in Police nad Metují. Continue reading »