Terada Mokei

Paper pop-ups shrink everyday life into adorably tiny scenarios

A slice of life shrinks even smaller with the miniature design line, Terada Mokei. Architect-turned-modeler Naoki Terada’s Architectural Model Accessories Series is a monochrome microcosmic representation of everyday life. Terada adopted a 1/100 scale ratio for the series, promoting a metric-based “global standard” that adorably scales down the largeness of reality to one-hundredth the size. Populating the paper environments, Terada’s version of the modern man …

Soundwagon

Rock vinyl anywhere with this player in the shape of mini VW bus

Officially licensed by Volkswagen, the clever little Soundwagon record player has finally been released worldwide, and we had the chance to see it ourselves at the recent CES. Originally only available in Japan this mini, hyper-portable record player is sure to grab some attention. Modeled after VW’s classic bus, the record player delivers ’70s nostalgia right to your living room, or anywhere that needs highly-detailed, …