Designer Toys Meet 3D Printing with the Locknesters Toy Collection

The Locknesters collection

The Locknesters collection

While it’s not uncommon to take 3D printed parts to a high-level of finished quality, it’s not necessarily something we tend to see too often when it comes to stationary toys and objects that have become synonymous with consumer FDM 3D printers.

At their headquarters in Brooklyn, NY, the Locknesters team of toy designers are making designer toys for the future using a mixture of both old and new manufacturing processes – and they likely look better than any other 3D printed toy you’ve seen before.

The Locknesters' interlocking toy concept

The Locknesters' interlocking toy concept

The result of a fascination with unconventional geometries and toys that encourage interaction, the new lineup of three-dimensional jigsaw puzzle desk toys are designed to be used as a quick and easy distraction between thinking tasks or as a standalone assembled object.

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