I have “baby brain” right now due to the fact that we are expecting in June. With that I have been looking at “modern toys” or other unique toys for the babies room. Takeji Nakagawa, aka “Take-G” has a stunning artistic mind. Most of these stunning pieces are probably not considered baby toys but wow, you have to appreciate the details here.
The artisan crafts things like animals and futuristic robots out of four types of wood: keyaki (a Japanese tree of the genus Zelkova), teak, walnut and white ash. These four types of wood are joined through a traditional handicraft process called yosegi-mokuzougan (joined wooden block construction), and the different types of woods and different textures create lively patterns.