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Competition: win a pair of Papafoxtrot Buoy toys designed by PostlerFerguson

Congratulations to the winners! Cecilia Paternina in Colombia, Goran Pristas in Croatia, Gergana Stavreva in Germany and Alisa Moore in the UK. They all win a pair of wooden model buoys.

Created for London and Hong Kong-based toy maker Papafoxtrot, the buoys form part of two wooden toy series called Sea and Space.

Port buoy in red
Port buoy in red – Above: the complete Buoy series

The collection includes four types of marine buoy: the tsunami warning buoy, weather buoy, the starboard buoy and the port side buoy.

Buoys pack green

Each one comes with interchangeable solid wooden parts, a solid silicone base and 2mm polypropylene signal sheets.

Buoys mixed group

Other products in the Papafoxtrot range include a toy-sized version of the world's largest ship and satellites used by NASA, which can be built as part of a set using a wooden base and individual parts.

Starboard buoy in green
Starboard buoy in green

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This competition is now closed.Four winners will be selected at random and notified by email. Winners' names will be published in a future edition of our Dezeen Mail newsletter and at the top of this page. Dezeen competitions are international and entries are accepted from readers in any country.

Here's more information from PostlerFerguson:

Wooden toys with a colourful, reduced aesthetic imbue Papafoxtrot products with an engaging tactility and playful optimism.

Weather buoy in red
Weather buoy in red

The same global systems that inspire these toys allow the designers to utilise the best craftsmen and material suppliers in order to create products of the highest quality.

Tsunami buoy in green
Tsunami buoy in green

About PostlerFerguson

PostlerFerguson was founded in 2007 by designers Martin Postler and Ian Ferguson.

The studio works on products, spaces and design strategy for clients, using its expertise in design and technology to solve problems.

Each individual project is researched and viewed in its broadest context to maximize potential. The resulting solutions always combine an immediate sensory appeal with an underlying conceptual nuance.

Buoys in packaging

The approach is collaborative and multidisciplinary: a small team of in-house professionals with an excellent international network.

Experience and knowledge of manufacturing and production allows the whole ecosystem of a product to be managed, from initial concepts, materials and processes to impeccable finish.