Cubebot is a wooden toy robot inspired by Japanese Shinto Kumi-ki puzzles. Made from wood and elastic, When it’s time to rest, Cubebot folds back into a perfect cube. A classic toy for all ages that will endure generations of play. With a powerful hardwood frame that holds dozens of poses. When it’s time to rest, he will challenge you to fold him into a perfect cube. An enduring, multigenerational classic. Available in several sizes and in a rainbow of colors.
“Inspired by the Japanese Shinto Kumi-ki puzzles, these wooden sculptures are a non-traditional take on the toy robot by joining ancient Japanese traditions with contemporary toy culture. Their sturdy hardwood frames can hold hundreds of poses and when playtime is over, they each neatly fold up into unassuming cubes. Available in natural wood and various color finishes.” – David Weeks
Areaware is a Brooklyn based design brand which produces everyday objects that are functional and unusual. Our goal is to create thoughtful products that inspire an emotional response. An appreciation for beauty is central to what it means to be alive, and we hope to embody this principle in even the simplest things.
We are the Cubebots – puzzling playful robots and all-in-one adventurers. Like everyone else, we come in different shapes, sizes, and colors. We can be a he, a she, whatever you want us to be! Want a challenge? Try to fold us into a perfect cube. Forgive us for bragging, but not only are we smartly designed but we’re made of a renewable resource – sustainably harvested hardwood. Try saying that three times! It’s our pleasure to make your acquaintance. Collect us all and build your own Cubebot family.
Robot toys are usually made of plastic and require batteries — but not this one! Inspired by the Japanese Shinto Kumi-ki puzzles, the Cubebot is a non-traditional take on the toy robot by joining ancient Japanese traditions with contemporary toy culture.
Cubebots’s powerful hardwood frame can hold many poses, and his elastic-band muscles and durable wood limbs make him impervious to breakage. When it’s time for him to rest, he folds into a perfect cube. An enduring classic that will withstand generations of play.
Name: Antismoke pack
Materials: Sustainably Harvested Cherry Wood, Beech wood
- Micro Cubebot – Material: Beech wood – Dimensions: 4.25″ H x 5.5″ W, folds into 1.5″ x 1.5″ cube
- Small Cubebot – Material: Cherry wood – Dimensions: 6.75″ H x 9.25″ W, folds into 2.5″ x 2.5″ cube
- Medium Cubebot – Material: Cherry wood – Dimensions: 9.5″ H x 13.5″ W, folds into 3.5″ x 3.5″ cube
- XL Cubebot – Material: Beech wood – Dimensions: 23″ H x 31″ W, folds into 8.5″ x 8.5″ cube
Colors: Mix / Multi Color
Product Designer: David Weeks – 38 Walker St, New York, New York 10013, United States
Manufacturer: Areaware – 109 S 5th St #600, Brooklyn, NY 11249, United States
Text Description: © Courtesy of David Weeks, Areaware
Images: © David Weeks, Areaware