Totally awesome Totems stackable blocks

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Sometimes we find the most incredible toys that we fear may never actually be given to children – they are simply enticing to adults. We’re sure the kids will adore these lovingly crafted stacking blocks, if you can part with them.

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Created by New York City-based artist and industrial designer Dino Sanchez, Totems: Series One is a set of stackable wooden blocks – which he says have been created for lovers of all beautiful things, no matter their age.

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Such simple faces, with a depth of character, each block is handmade from solid oak and walnut, with non-toxic finishes. The four blocks each have a different face, and are made in the US.

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They look utterly adorable on their own, or of course, stacked up like a Totem pole. The set costs US$60 – and we do have to warn that you will have to organise a re-shipper.

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So, why not make the best out of the situation and grab a couple more DS pieces, like one of these beautifully crafted Perch Shelves. They would look amazing in a nursery, and this small version retails for US$475.

(via Inhabitots)

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