Competition: six wooden boats by Papafoxtrot to be won
Competition: Dezeen and toy company Papafoxtrot have teamed up to offer readers the chance to win one of six hand crafted wooden boats, each worth more than £100.
Papafoxtrot was founded by Ian Ferguson and Martin Postler of London design consultancy Postlerferguson.
The toy boats are designed in the shape of the most famous cargo ships in the world. A three-colour boat with container blocks stacked on top is in shape of the longest cargo ship, Emma Maersk.
The flat single-colour one is in the shape of the TI Asia cargo ship that used to carry 3 million barrels of oil.
The four half-spheres on the third product represent the gas containers on the largest gas cargo ship, Arctic Princess, which use to carry nearly 150,000 cubic meters of liquified natural gas.
This competition is now closed.
Congratulations to the winners! Ricardo Leon from Denmark, Viliam Zilinek from Slovakia, Mark Noad from the UK, Kevin Hirth from the USA, Antoine Chatiliez from France and Filip Strebeyko from Sweden all won a wooden boat.
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The information that follows is from Papafoxtrot:
Papa Foxtrot plays with today!
Our wooden toys bring the amazing machines and global systems driving today's world into the home. Hand-crafted wood and a colourful, reduced aesthetic imbue Papa Foxtrot products with an engaging tactility and playful optimism.
Papa Foxtrot is an international organisation, working with a network of designers and manufacturers around the world. The same global systems that inspire our toys allow us to utilize the best craftsmen and sustainable material suppliers in order to create products of the highest quality.
For everyone who ever sighed at the site of a container ship, swooned over a satellite or wondered where electricity comes from: we make our toys for you.
Papafoxtrot is a wooden toy and lifestyle brand founded by Ian Ferguson and Martin Postler of London based design consultancy Postlerferguson. We think that wooden toys are great so is the world we are living in. Our wooden toys bring the amazing machines and global systems driving today's world into the home. Hand-crafted wood and a colourful, reduced aesthetic imbue Papa Foxtrot products with an engaging tactility and playful optimism. Our products are manufactured in small exclusive series and we work with our customers on bespoke uniquely designed special editions and seasonal collections.
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