“Play Communs” Combine Papercraft and Electronics Into Simple Robots

Nick Normal

I'm an artist & maker. A lifelong biblioholic, and advocate for all-things geekathon. Home is Long Island City, Queens, which I consider the greatest place on Earth. 5-year former Resident of Flux Factory, co-organizer for World Maker Faire (NYC), and blogger all over the net. Howdy!

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By Nick Normal

I'm an artist & maker. A lifelong biblioholic, and advocate for all-things geekathon. Home is Long Island City, Queens, which I consider the greatest place on Earth. 5-year former Resident of Flux Factory, co-organizer for World Maker Faire (NYC), and blogger all over the net. Howdy!

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Designed by Toulouse-based design group Ultra Ordinaire, Play Communs “is a toy for children and adults that aims to bring young and old closer to electronics.”

Each box contains the body of the robot in clear Plexiglas, 2 led lights, a servo motor, an electric transformer, a pre-soldered, preset card, a cardboard model, the instructions for the assembly and how to personalize the character.

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Watch the video below to see them in action, or if you happen to be in Italy this weekend you’ll find them at the first Maker Faire, The European Edition in Rome!