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2022 / Toy Design / Construction Toy / Professional


  • Prizes
    Winner in Toy Design/Construction Toy
  • Company
    PEAR & MULBERRY, United States
  • Lead Designer
    Yumeng Li, Zongheng Sun
  • Design Team
    Para Plays Group
  • Project Link

The covid-19 pandemic triggers a 25% increase in prevalence of stress, anxiety, and depression worldwide. MetaZen is a toy set for families to rediscover nature and mental peace together. Aesthetically appealing to all ages, it unleashes imagination and joy through block building and home decoration making. The set consists of patented hexagonal base modules, and upper modules like pavilions, bridges, and trees. By placing them in different topological combinations, people immerse in the full enjoyment of creating natural landscapes of zen gardens made from organic materials like bamboo.

Other prizes
International Design Awards, IDA 2021, GOLD WINNER iF Design Award 2022, Product iF Design Award 2022, Professional Concept

Photo Credit: Pear & Mulberry